Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg joined with an all-star lineup of technology leaders and executives today to launch a new bipartisan political advocacy group that advocates for immigration reform, called FWD.us (“forward US”).  The PAC will focus on “comprehensive immigration reform that allows for the hiring of the best... Continue »
Yesterday’s “Time is Now” rally for immigration reform was a huge success, drawing as many as 100,000 immigration activists, advocates, and supporters to the Capitol lawn.  But of course, not everyone there was fighting for immigration. By our count, about 3-5 people weren’t–and they turned out to be pretty... Continue »
Colorado DREAMer Fabian Dominguez wrote a great op-ed in the Denver Post about what the Colorado ASSET bill means to him: Last month, when I sat in the gallery of the state Capitol to see the Colorado ASSET bill finally pass after 10 years of trying, it was one of the... Continue »
New polling from NBC News/Wall Street Journal underscores the fact that an earned path to citizenship is the mainstream position in the immigration debate.  Additionally, yesterday’s jubilant rally on the Capitol lawn demonstrates that the energy and enthusiasm in the debate is also on the side of citizenship. According to Frank... Continue »
The big news of today: yesterday’s massive rally for immigration reform on the Capitol lawn, the upcoming Senate immigration legislation, and a new NBC/WSJ poll finding that a clear majority–64% of respondents–support immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship. NBC News: Awaiting Senate bill, reformers push for immigration action... Continue »
You’ve heard us say many times that when it comes to immigration reform with a path to citizenship: the American people want it, Democrats promised it and Republicans need it. Today, we get conclusive proof from the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll that the American people — including Republicans... Continue »
More than 100,000 immigrant families and their supporters arrived from more than 30 states to fill the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, demanding that Congress act now to pass immigration reform legislation that provides a clear and direct path to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million... Continue »
Thousands of activists and advocates are coming from all over the nation to Washington, DC today to lobby Congressmembers for immigration reform–and participate in a huge rally for immigration on Capitol Hill.  The action’s already started, with Congress visits to legislators.  Follow live updates on our Twitter list, or... Continue »
Video will be live Wednesday, April 10, 3 PM to 6 PM ET.  Also please check out the event website www.citizenship-now.org, , and our Twitter and Facebook for live updates. UPDATE: The rally is also being broadcast by CSPAN 3, which can be seen online here. Live streaming by Ustream Continue »