National Journal: Why GOP Sees a Conspiracy As Environmental Groups Join Fight Against Immigration By Fawn Johnson February 14, 2013 Bloomberg: Obama Says Economy ‘Stifled’ by Outdated Immigration Law By Joe Sobczyk NBC Latino: Legislator: Immigration reform to clear House this summer By Sandra Lilley NBC Latino: Analysis: Rep.... Continue »
Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee held its first hearing on immigration reform. We’ve noted many times that the momentum is on our side. The 2012 elections changed the game on this issue. Our press release from earlier today title,d On Immigration Reform, The Tide Has Turned, makes four key points: The... Continue »
Yesterday’s Senate Judiciary Committee immigration hearing proved once again that the ranks of the pro-immigration reform movement are on the rise, while the anti-immigrant movement is in full retreat.  Today brings more bad news for the increasingly marginalized anti-immigrant movement, as several high-profile articles highlight the growing recognition and... Continue »
Ugly story in The Hill today about a confrontation between Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) and a DREAMer from California, Jessica Bravo: A conservative congressman got into a heated exchange over immigration last week with one of his constituents who is living in the country illegally. Two very different accounts have... Continue »
Yesterday’s hearing on immigration reform in the Senate Judiciary Committee dominated the coverage. The testimony from Jose Antonio Vargas generated a lot of attention.  The four Democratic Senators in the “Gang of Eight” met with President Obama last night. And, there’s a lot of discussion about the GOP and... Continue »
Some of our favorite tweets from the Senate hearing yesterday, view the PDF here. Senate Immigration Hearing 2/13 by Continue »
Today,  Jose Antonio Vargas became the first openly undocumented journalist to testify before Congress this year when he appeared at an historic Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing. This was the Senate’s first hearing on immigration reform this year, effectively lifting the curtain on what promises to be a roller coaster... Continue »
Today was another milestone in the fight for immigration reform with a clear path to citizenship. The U.S. Senate held its first hearing. And, the pro-reform side showed its political muscle with a massive petition drive whose names were inserted into the record at the hearing. Nearly 300,000 Americans... Continue »
The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, reacting to the immigration portions of tonight’s State of the Union address from President Obama, Senator Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) official Republican response, and the Tea Party response delivered by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY): When... Continue »