This is what an empty public space in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania looks like. Yes, it’s taken from Google Images, because we weren’t there.  Neither was anybody else this past Monday night, because the Tea Party Patriots, in conjunction with NumbersUSA and other anti-immigrant groups, completely failed to hold a rally they’d been planning there. Just a… Continue »

As we’ve been writing about all month, it’s August recess, and immigration reform advocates all over the nation are turning up the heat on Members of Congress.  Advocates, DREAMers, family members, union allies, faith leaders, and many others are turning out at rallies, petition deliveries, and town halls in key districts and asking legislators to… Continue »

On Monday, we mocked Steve King for holding what was supposed to be a major anti-immigrant rally in which no one showed up.  His non-event turned out to be especially embarrassing when pro-immigration reform forces held a major rally in which thousands showed up just a couple of days later. The power of the pro-immigrant… Continue »

Thousands of immigration advocates rallied in Bakersfield, California yesterday, taking the immigration fight personally to GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and demanding that he support immigration reform with a path to citizenship.  The advocates first rallied to music and speeches from leaders in Yokuts Park, before walking a short distance to to Rep. McCarthy’s office–where… Continue »

The following is a press release from the Alliance 4 Citizenship: Reform activists from 40 cities and towns descend in Bakersfield after leading largest statewide caravan ever  View photos of the event here Today, 1,900 immigrants, Latinos, Asians, and immigration reform supporters paid a visit to Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s office, the third-ranking Republican member of… Continue »

Big news from some of our progressive allies today. They want action in the House on immigration reform with a path to citizenship – as does America’s Voice. Today, we called on House Democrats to support a discharge petition for immigration reform legislation. Here’s the press release: Progressive Coalition Calls on House Democrats to Introduce… Continue »

Hundreds of cars and thousands of advocates will converge for immigration reform and a path to citizenship in Bakersfield, California–GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy’s home district.  Watch livestream of the rally below.  Also follow us on Twitter #TimeIsNow and #Caravan4Citizenship. Video streaming by Ustream Follow on Twitter: Tweets about “#timeisnow” View past livestreams here.

In an article titled, “Immigration Overhaul Advocates Make Big August Push,” Holly Yeager of the Washington Post writes: “An unusual alliance of advocates — including Internet moguls and evangelicals, representatives of big business and labor unions — is working across the country during the August congressional recess in an all-out push for immigration reform.  The… Continue »

There’s been an enormous amount of activism in California this month — with much more to come. Yesterday, in Orange Country, the birthplace of California’s notorious Prop 187,  immigration advocates shouted “Yes We Can!” in Korean and Spanish at a rally in front of the office of Congressman Ed Royce. Among the participants were Dayne Lee, Korean… Continue »