This week, Jorge Ramos and Greg Sargent exposed the real GOP platform on immigration, and the fact that what they stand for is more deportations, since they don’t want President Obama to take executive action. Yesterday, the Supreme Court helped an application of that fact make headlines, when it declined to hear the case of Fremont,... Continue »
Republicans in the House of Representatives seem to be planning to run out the clock on immigration reform this Congress, to the detriment of the country, Wisconsin, and their own political interests. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and his fellow Republicans have offered weak excuses for their... Continue »
A disturbing article today from the New York Times reveals that the vast majority of complaints against Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) abuses are simply ignored.  As the article begins: On Feb. 16, 2010, a Mexican teenager caught trying to cross into the United States near Douglas, Ariz., filed a formal complaint... Continue »
BuzzFeed: Lawmakers Concerned Executive Action On Immigration Could Mean Legal Limbo For Undocumented By Kate Nocera Washington Post: Biden defends remarks that undocumented immigrants are ‘already Americans’ By Katie Zezima Roll Call: Biden, Pelosi Mark Cinco de Mayo With Call for GOP Action on Immigration By David Eldridge The... Continue »
On In-State Tuition Bill In Florida, Speaker Will Weatherford Steps Up; On Immigration Reform in Congress, Speaker John Boehner Steps Back In a must-read story entitled, “How House Speaker Will Weatherford saved the ‘Dreamer’ tuition bill,”  Mark Caputo of the Miami Herald captures the pivotal role played by the... Continue »
Activistas en pro de los inmigrantes no autorizados en Estados Unidos están preparando un esfuerzo final para persuadir a la Cámara de Representantes a que apruebe una reforma migratoria a mediados de año por considerar que es una última oportunidad que pronto desaparecerá. Continue »
President Obama has deported more than 2 million people, many of whom would qualify for legislative immigration reform.  Just last week, on May Day, advocates across the nation rallied for legislation and for an end to the separation of families.  Today, an editorial at Bloomberg calls for action from Obama,... Continue »
Si no tienen éxito para agosto, la mayoría considera que cualquier oportunidad de aprobación de la ley habrá desaparecido en el año, y la atención se centrará en el presidente Barack Obama para ver si actúa por su cuenta con el fin de disminuir las deportaciones y encontrar una... Continue »