Yesterday, the Minnesota Supreme Court ended an 8 month legal dispute over who would represent the state of Minnesota in the United States Senate. Incumbent Senator Norm Coleman (R-MN) conceded defeat to Democrat Al Franken, giving Democrats in the Senate a filibuster-proof 60 seat majority in the chamber.... Continue »
"There can be no doubt that the conditions for significant movement on immigration reform this year have become more favorable," stated Simon Rosenberg, President and Founder of NDN. "An overwhelming majority of Americans want action taken to fix the broken immigration system now and support the Comprehensive Immigration... Continue »
"Today marks a turning point. This meeting marks the end of the preseason and the beginning of the regular season. Starting soon, and heeding the wishes and expectations of the American people, Congress will begin the challenging process of overhauling U.S. immigration policy. DHS Secretary Napolitano... Continue »
In his speech yesterday at the Migration Policy Institute's Immigration Law and Policy Conference, Senator Schumer noted his commitment to moving forward on reform legislation this year, saying: "When the President asks me whether we can pass comprehensive immigration reform this Congress, I will smile and say, 'Mr. President,... Continue »
A new fact sheet from America's Voice highlights the strong support for comprehensive immigration reform among Independent voters. Continue »
"President Obama's remarks today at the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast show, once again, that he has a sophisticated understanding of how the elements of comprehensive immigration reform work together to solve this problem. He gets that being both a nation of immigrants and a nation of laws is... Continue »
"The conclusion from this new poll is clear - the American people want their badly broken immigration system fixed, and a strong majority supports the principles of what has been called Comprehensive Immigration Reform," said Simon Rosenberg of NDN, a progressive think-tank and advocacy organization. "Unlike many other... Continue »
Extremists in the anti-immigrant movement have become key mouthpieces in the race-based campaign against President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Sonia Sotomayor. They have dropped the pretense that their opposition to immigration is grounded in high-minded principles. Instead, they are revealing an ugliness that is as... Continue »