De “inquietante” y como “un mal día” para los inmigrantes definieron activistas la postergación, el martes, de la entrega de un informe que cambiaría la política de deportaciones del gobierno del presidente Barack Obama.

It’s been a year and a half since the 2012 election, and loser Mitt Romney has been slowly evolving on immigration reform, a key factor in his losing the Latino vote and thus the election. When we heard from Mitt last November, he’d realized that his approach to Latino voters had self-deported him out of competitiveness,… Continue »

“Qué Pasa” is our weekly roundup of  news, opinion, and links from Spanish-Language online news publications: America’s Voice: The core of immigration discord The article discusses the struggle of passing immigration reform and the effect it has on both Republicans and Democrats. The Majority Leader in the Senate, Harry Reid says that if Republicans have not passed… Continue »

Today, Rep. Luis Gutierrez along with other members of Congress held a press conference on Capitol Hill to remind Republicans that time is running out for them to act on immigration reform.  If they don’t indicate soon that they are willing to move on legislation, then the reform process will move on without them — and… Continue »

Julia Preston at the New York Times today has a piece illustrating the grim reality of what it means for immigrants to still be waiting on immigration reform, a year after the Senate passed its bill while House Republicans have done nothing.  This week, President Obama announced that his review of deportation policies would be delayed until… Continue »

Wall Street Journal: Homeland Security Secretary Open to Ratcheting Back Some Deportations By Laura Meckler Think Progress: With Window For Reform Narrowing, House Members Ratchet Up Enforcement Against Immigrants By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Latinos Post: Immigration Reform Law, News and Process 2014: Vice President Joe Biden Urges Republicans to Approve Immigration Law Stalled in the… Continue »

Instead of Pushing for an Immigration Reform that the Majority of Coloradans Support, Colorado Republicans All SupportAnother Extremist Measure from Fringe Congressman Steve King (R-IA) Denver, CO – While House Republicans continue to trot out weak excuses for not putting a bipartisan immigration reform bill to a vote, they have found time and support on… Continue »

Check out this new blog post from the Washington Office on Latin America today — “Five Ways to Stop Unsafe Deportations“: 1. Stop Night Deportations A recent survey by the University of Arizona found that approximately one in five migrants report being deported between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. At this rate, tens of thousands… Continue »

The House GOP gave Steve King yet another vote against DREAMers today.  For those counting, this is the fourth such vote this session — and comes after the death of the ENLIST Act and after a whole year of inaction on immigration reform. Let’s be clear — it’s Speaker Boehner and the House GOP who are… Continue »