Poor Kris Kobach.  It’s one thing to be maligned by people you hate and believe should self-deport, but it’s another thing to be called out by those who are supposed to be your friends. Last week we wrote about how Kobach, the architect of state anti-immigrant laws like Arizona’s... Continue »
Politico: Bill O’Reilly: Marco Rubio immigration plan ‘good,’ ‘fair’ By Breanna Edwards January 16, 2016 BuzzFeed: Immigration Reform Moves Forward In White House Meeting With Hispanic Caucus By Ruby Cramer January 16, 2013 Roll Call: Leahy Sets Guns, Immigration and Domestic Violence as Judiciary Committee Priorities By Joanna Anderson... Continue »
At a speech this morning to the Georgetown University Law Center, Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) discussed committee priorities this term such as immigration.  From the Legal Times blog today: The Senate Judiciary Committee will dedicate most of its time this spring to comprehensive immigration reform, including... Continue »
From Laura Misjak at the Lansing State Journal today: This is the year for immigration reform and Lansing-area activists are joining forces with others throughout the nation to demand paths to citizenship for undocumented immigrants and ways to reunite families torn apart by deportation. Taking a stand in freezing... Continue »
Huffington Post (The Road Forward Series): Immigration Reform in 2013: An Idea Whose Time Has Come By Frank Sharry January 15, 2013 New York Times: Rubio Pushes His Party on Immigration Changes By Julia Preston January 15, 2013 Talking Points Memo: How Unions Went From Border Hawks To Immigration... Continue »
Cross-posted at Huffington Post. After the president’s resounding reelection over his Massachusetts-based challenger, many pointed to the president’s performance among Latino voters as critical. The president had won close to a record percentage of Latino voters for a candidate from his party, a crucial fact in an election featuring... Continue »
New developments in the immigration debate offer fresh evidence that immigration reform that creates a roadmap to citizenship for 11 million immigrants is going to be a top priority in 2013. Among the key developments: White House Gears Up:  A front-page piece from Julia Preston in the Sunday New... Continue »
The religious and evangelical community have been longtime supporters of immigration reform and today, members of the Evangelical Immigration Table launched a renewed effort to push Congress to pass legislation. According to Jaweed Kaleem at the Huffington Post today: The Evangelical Immigration Table, which includes members of World Relief,... Continue »
The restrictionist Center for Immigration Studies held a panel this morning digging in their heels and trying to convince America why we should not progress forward with immigration reform.  Entitled “Amnesties: Past, Present, and Future,” the panel featured three of their staff members (can it be called a panel if everyone... Continue »
Cross-posted at MomsRising: Immigration reform will be a top legislative priority this year, and it won’t be some vague policy or philosophical change that we’re asking for.  The coming battle to change our immigration policy is personal, and we fight it every day to protect our mothers, fathers, children,... Continue »