In advance of the official release of a bipartisan set of principles on immigration reform from a group of Senators, leaders of civil rights, labor, and immigration groups gathered together in Washington today to call on President Obama and Congress to enact immigration reform with a roadmap to citizenship... Continue »
A bipartisan group of Senators is scheduled to release their principles for immigration reform this afternoon, and in advance of the development Huffington Post Live hosted a discussion panel with our Deputy Director, Lynn Tramonte.  The panel discussed the GOP and its recent shifts in immigration; watch it below:... Continue »
A bipartisan group of Senators has announced a set of immigration reform principles to help guide the impending legislative debate.  Ahead of President Obama’s immigration address tomorrow in Las Vegas, today’s agreement is a notable marker on the way to enacting immigration reform in 2013. The following is a statement from... Continue »
New York Times: Senators Offer a New Blueprint for Immigration By Julia Preston January 28, 2013 San Diego Union-Tribune: Immigration debate has crystallized around the 11 million By Elizabeth Aguilera January 26, 2013 Los Angeles Times: Senators agree on immigration overhaul plan By Brian Bennett and Lisa Mascaro January 27,... Continue »
Calls for real immigration reform that includes citizenship were made loud and clear on the Sunday morning show roundup this morning.  Between Senators John McCain and Robert Menendez on ABC’s “This Week,” to Senator Dick Durbin on Fox News Sunday, to Rep. Paul Ryan on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” the evidence that immigration... Continue »
Breaking news on immigration today—President Obama plans to give a speech in Nevada next week laying out the components of a plan for immigration reform that includes a roadmap to citizenship.  From the Hill: President Obama will debut his plans for comprehensive immigration reform at an event Tuesday in... Continue »
Tampa Bay Times: White House: Waiting for Rubio to put immigration plan to paper By January 24, 2013 Wall Street Journal: Obama Plans Immigration Speech By Laura Meckler January 24, 2013 The Hill (Blog): Embrace president’s call for immigration reform By Rep. Michael Honda January 24, 2013 Wall Street... Continue »
With immigration reform moving forward in the coming weeks, one decision Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) make could have monumental consequences for them and their Party down the line.  Both Cornyn and Cruz are on the Senate Judiciary Committee, which will be the starting gate for... Continue »
Almost 5,000 young aspiring Americans in Iowa will soon be eligible to apply and test for a state driver’s license, as a result of petitions and grassroots activism that forced the state Department of Transportation (DOT) to reverse an earlier position. The DOT last month claimed that Iowa law... Continue »