Arizona has taken center stage in the debate about how to fix our badly broken immigration system. What people may not realize is that police associations and top cops around the country and across the state oppose the new law SB1070. In fact, the first lawsuit against SB1070 was... Continue »
The Spanish-language press devotes extensive coverage to Saturday's immigration rallies, which drew hundreds of thousands of people across the country, and to continued reactions to the Arizona law criminalizing undocumented immigrants. Continue »
Today, more than half a million people have stood up to protest Arizona's new racial profiling law and to call for comprehensive immigration reform. In Washington, DC over 4,000 people gathered for a march to the White House. The Trail of Dreams arrived this morning, ending their historic 1,500 mile-long... Continue »
We will be live-tweeting May 1st in Washington DC (see twitter bar to the right-->). You can also check out updates from around the country at Reform Immigration FOR America. Continue »
This May 1st, immigrant communities and citizens alike will hit the streets to say no to Arizona's new "show me your papers law" and yes to real, federal action on immigration reform this year. Eighty cities across the country are gearing up for major rallies, marches, and protests tomorrow.... Continue »
As we reported earlier this week, the Trail of Dreams walkers have arrived in Washington, DC. Yesterday they went on CNN to tell their stories. Watch the interview and be inspired. Continue »
Democrats introduce "Framework". Today, the Spanish-Language press highlights the new framework for legislation for comprehensive immigration by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and the reaction of President Barack Obama to the proposal. Sample headlines include. Continue »
Last night, Senators Reid, Schumer, Durbin, Feinstein and Menendez held a press conference to announce their framework for moving forward with a comprehensive immigration reform proposal. At the press conference, the senators outlined their ideas for reform and invited Republicans to come to the table and work with... Continue »
Obama: "The proposal outlined today in the Senate is a very important step in the process of fixing our nation's broken immigration system. I am especially pleased to see that this detailed outline is consistent with the bipartisan framework presented by Senators Chuck Schumer and Lindsey Graham last month,... Continue »
There’s been a lot of buzz today about President Obama’s comments aboard Air Force One last night, implying that there is no “appetite” to pass real immigration reform this year. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) weighed in this afternoon: In perhaps her most stern words on immigration... Continue »