The AFL-CIO has begun projecting a giant video asking President Obama to stop deportations  on the exterior of its building, just blocks away from the White House.  Casa de Maryland, Make the Road New York, and others conducted an act of civil disobedience today outside the White House, where some dozen advocates were arrested calling on Obama… Continue »

In a welcome reversal from just a week ago, the Florida state senate today approved tuition equality for DREAMers by a vote of 26 to 13 — prompting ecstatic cheers from DREAMers and advocates with the Florida Immigrant Coalition, and others, who had been waiting all day for the vote. The bill was facing a… Continue »

It’s Been 307 Days Since Senate Passed its Immigration Bill; 58 Days Left Until Window Closes for House GOP La Opinión, the nation’s largest Spanish language daily newspaper, issues a must read editorial on this May Day titled, “For Immigration Reform”: On May 1, Latino communities celebrate Immigrant Workers’ Day.  As years went by, that… Continue »

Erie Times-News: Judge dismisses high-profile immigration case New York Times: Report Finds Deportations Focus on Criminal Records By Julia Preston VOXXI: How Immigration Enforcement Has Changed Since 1993, Report Shows By Griselda Nevarez Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Report: Nonjudicial deportations, criminal charges up since 1996 By Jeremy Redmon Associated Press: Youths Arrested in Immigration Protest By Luis… Continue »