In response to reports that President Obama might delay his executive order on immigration reform, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) and Marielena Hincapie of the National Immigration Law Center appeared on MSNBC’s The Ed Show last night to push the President to take immediate action.  Watch the clip below: Ed Schultz: What is your response to Democrats who want the President to… Continue »

Fox News Latino: In Tight Midterm Races In Colorado, Latinos Could Be Key Swing Vote Bloomberg: Mexico Becomes the New Israel in Quest for Hispanic Votes TIME: Obama Weighs Risks and Rewards on Immigration Action USA Today: WH: No timing on Obama immigration plan The Hill: White House: Immigration action might not happen this summer… Continue »

Looks like Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) should’ve worked harder to lead on immigration. Coffman is running in one of this fall’s most competitive House races, in a district that is heavily Latino, while representing a party that has done absolutely nothing for a key community priority — immigration reform.  With election day less than two months away, Coffman… Continue »

In response to recent news that President Obama may delay his upcoming executive action on immigration reform, here’s Brian Beutler at the New Republic on why waiting just doesn’t make sense.  Republicans have been pretty panicked about the possibility that Obama might act.  Why would they be afraid, unless it was a good move for… Continue »

Tanto defensores de inmigrantes como legisladores de las filas demócrata y republicana serían tomados por sorpresa ante la eventual postergación de las medidas de Obama, pues mientras los demócratas alistaban las posibles consecuencias de las acciones del mandatario, los republicanos ya estaban listos para bloquear legislativamente, e incluso a través del presupuesto, cualquier medida tomada… Continue »

Si la Casa Blanca decide postergar su anuncio de acción ejecutiva para amparar a millones de indocumentados de la deportación, no puedo decir que me sorprendería. Van seis años desde que Barack Obama prometió reforma migratoria cuando era candidato presidencial. Cinco años desde que asumió su cargo con mayorías demócratas en ambas cámaras del Congreso… Continue »

Another August, another anti-immigrant flop. ALIPAC and Overpasses for America, two extremist anti-immigrant groups, have for weeks been trumpeting rallies planned for August 29-30, with their most recent emails proclaiming plans for 118 different events across the country.  The long weekend came and went…and you can see the fruit of their efforts below.  In contrast… Continue »

Huffington Post: White House Reportedly Considering Pushing Deportation Changes To Post-Election The Hill: White House refuses to set deadline for immigration action Talking Points Memo: Obama May Delay Immigration Actions Until After The Election Wall Street Journal: Obama Weighs Delay in Immigration Plan Los Angeles Times: Immigration activists push reform despite possible White House delay… Continue »