A solid majority of U.S. voters favor common sense immigration reform that includes a path to earned citizenship for current undocumented immigrants, and strong accountability measures, according to a groundbreaking, bipartisan poll conducted by Public Opinion Strategies, a Republican polling firm, and Hart Research Associates, a Democratic firm. The national survey... Continue »
As Congress and the President begin considering immigration legislation this year, it’s important for Republicans to remember why they need to support this effort.  President Obama beat Mitt Romney by more than a 3-1 margin among Latino voters in 2012, which spells demographic disaster for Republicans unless they reconsider their... Continue »
New York Times: Rubio Outlines Elements of His New Immigration Plan By Julia Preston January 17, 2013 ABC/Univision: Corporate America Lobbies for Immigration Reform By Emily Deruy January 17, 2013 National Journal (Opinion): For Republicans, Just Doing the Math is Frightening By Charlie Cook January 17, 2013 NPR: Latino... Continue »
From one end of Washington to another today, business and faith leaders spent time joining the growing chorus of groups calling on Congress to quickly pass immigration reform.  PICO National Network, with its Campaign for Citizenship, today brought faith representatives, community leaders, and DREAMers from across the nation together... Continue »
Earlier this month, the US Chamber of Commerce announced that it was making immigration reform—with a roadmap to citizenship—a top priority this year, and today, Chamber president Tom Donohue joined faith, law enforcement, immigrant rights, and other business leaders to call on Congress to speedily pass immigration legislation. Donohue... Continue »
During a speech at Georgetown University Law Center yesterday, Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) announced plans to make immigration reform a top priority for his Committee in 2013.  As the starting gate for consideration of immigration reform in Congress, Leahy’s Judiciary Committee will play a crucial role in... Continue »
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 »