Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: WASHINGTON – Esta semana arranca la ofensiva nacional para impulsar la reforma migratoria amplia en el Congreso con el componente central de la vía a la ciudadanía para 11 millones de indocumentados. El nombre lo resume todo, Alianza para la Ciudadanía (A4C, por sus siglas en inglés).… Continue »

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: WASHINGTON, DC –  Admitamos que a simple vista ha habido un “avance” y los republicanos, al menos en teoría, han ido evolucionando y han pasado de extremistas a la Tom Tancredo y Steve King,  a Marco Rubio promoviendo una vía a la ciudadanía para los indocumentados aunque… Continue »

Today was another milestone in the fight for immigration reform with a clear path to citizenship. The U.S. Senate held its first hearing. And, the pro-reform side showed its political muscle with a massive petition drive whose names were inserted into the record at the hearing. Nearly 300,000 Americans made their voices heard, calling on… Continue »

As the House Judiciary Committee holds its first hearing on immigration reform, the two top Republicans in the House are talking about the issue. In a widely publicized event, House Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor is giving a policy speech today at the American Enterprise Institute, following an interview today with CBS’ “This Morning” where the Congressman previewed his… Continue »

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The President is holding immigration meetings. The House Judiciary Committee is holding its first hearing on immigration. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is giving a big speech. DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano has been touring the border. And, Rick Santorum has deigned to weigh in on Marco Rubio. Top stories today from NPR, CNN, WSJ, Huffington… Continue »

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice WASHINGTON, DC –  Cuando el comité Judicial de la Cámara Baja conduzca esta semana la primera audiencia sobre la reforma migratoria comenzará la prueba de fuego para todos los protagonistas de esta saga pues aunque es cierto que la presión está principalmente sobre los divididos republicanos, realmente… Continue »

Today, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was on ABC’s “This Week” where he talked about the prospects for immigration reform in Congress this year. When host George Stephanopoulos asked if immigration reform will pass the Senate and pass the House, Reid said, “Well, it’s certainly going to pass the Senate. And it would be a… Continue »

In Washington, many of the usual suspects want to have the same old debate about border security. Today, we get further proof that the border is more secure than ever. The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) released a new report, “Border Security: Moving Beyond Past Benchmarks”: The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) released a report this… Continue »

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: LAS VEGAS, Nevada – El presidente Barack Obama declaró que el Congreso necesita actuar para conseguir una fórmula amplia que aborde de una vez y por todas la situación migratoria de los 11 millones de indocumentados en Estados Unidos y que si no lo hace pronto, “enviaré… Continue »