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La teoría de la evolución republicana en inmigración

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 reading »

CREDO Action and DailyKos Add Progressive Muscle To Immigration Reform Effort

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 reading »

Not Enough: Cantor Speech Changes Immigration Tone, Not Policy, While Boehner Won't Answer On Citizenship

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 reading »

Must-Read Articles and Posts on Immigration, February 5, 2012

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 reading »

Reforma Migratoria: Arriba el telón; liderazgos a prueba

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 reading »

Harry Reid on Immigration Reform: "American People are Past Excuses. They Want this Legislation Passed"

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 reading »

AILA: Border Security Benchmarks From Past Immigration Bills "Have Been Met or Exceeded"

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 reading »

Obama: "llegó el momento de una reforma migratoria amplia sensata"

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 reading »

Llegó la hora de la reforma

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Fue el discurso migratorio que Barack Obama no pronunció hace cuatro años cuando prometió impulsar la reforma migratoria en su primer mandato. Pero la angustiosa espera parece comenzar a rendir frutos. Con su alocución en una escuela de Las Vegas este martes, Obama … Continue reading »