Here’s the press release from UWD: Today, on a telephonic press conference, immigrant youth leaders with United We Dream released 20 specific policy principles for immigration reform, laying out a common-sense agenda for change and demanding a path to citizenship in less than 7 years without any unreasonable or unfair requirements.  As the... Continue »
During the House Judiciary Committee immigration hearing yesterday, Republicans’ attempted to define a policy that offers undocumented immigrants “legal residency but not a path to citizenship” as the “middle-ground option in the debate over immigration” according to the New York Times.  Judiciary Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) asked, “Are there options we... Continue »
There was a ton of coverage of immigration yesterday given the House Hearing, Obama’s meetings and statements from Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Cantor. Today, we compiled a pretty hefty collection of article and posts on the key subjects. Also, Greg Sargent from The Plum Line at the Washington... Continue »
At The Plum Line, Greg Sargent has been getting to the crux of the policy and politics of immigration. Over the past couple days, he has written several important posts on the issue. This morning, Greg wrote: In recent days, Republicans have begun to spin misleading impressions of the two parties’... Continue »
DREAMers protesting today’s immigration hearing: (Watch C-SPAN video of the hearing itself here.)   Up with Chris Hayes: immigration panel last week with Lorella Praeli of United We DREAM: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Stephen Colbert on immigration reform (transcript here): The... Continue »
Today, the House Judiciary Committee held this year’s first hearing on immigration – a chance to put forward immigration solutions that would strengthen our country.  What’s at stake in this debate has been clearly laid out by President Obama and the bipartisan group of Senators – citizenship for 11... Continue »
As the House Judiciary Committee holds its first hearing on immigration reform, the two top Republicans in the House are talking about the issue. In a widely publicized event, House Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor is giving a policy speech today at the American Enterprise Institute, following an interview today with CBS’ “This... Continue »
If you can’t watch today’s hearing on immigration in the House Judiciary Committee, follow along on twitter. Tweets by @americasvoice Continue »
The President is holding immigration meetings. The House Judiciary Committee is holding its first hearing on immigration. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is giving a big speech. DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano has been touring the border. And, Rick Santorum has deigned to weigh in on Marco Rubio. Top stories... Continue »