New Editorial Blasts Efforts to Chip Away at Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants With immigration reform on the agenda for the House in 2014, we’ve yet to see a House Republican proposal that addresses the status of the 11 million aspiring Americans (that is, beyond the disastrous SAFE Act that would treat them all like criminals). … Continue »

The Time is Now For a Legislative Proposal on the 11 Million that Attracts Bipartisan Support There is a consensus among most political observers that immigration reform will be on the agenda for the House in 2014.  However, an essential question remains unanswered: where is the House Republicans’ specific immigration proposal? Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) said this past weekend,… Continue »

Associated Press: For Obama, Congress, a last grasp at immigration By Jim Kuhnhenn NPR: Reframing The Immigration Conversation For 2014 NPR: In One Man’s Story, Two Sides Of The Immigration Debate Latinos Post: California’s ‘Trust Act’ Goes Into Effect, Limiting Deportations of Undocumented Immigrants By Jorge Calvillo National Journal: Sergio Garcia: USA’s First Undocumented Laywer By… Continue »

Republicans, throughout the current push for immigration reform, have blamed everyone but themselves for why legislation hasn’t passed yet.  They’ve pointed fingers at President Obama, the Democrats, the legislative calendar, fiscal issues, even pro-reform advocates themselves–anything to avoid the fact that they are a party caught between doing the right thing and confronting their angry… Continue »

Talking Points Memo: What Is John Boehner Really Up To On Immigration Reform? By Sahil Kapur BuzzFeed: Why 2014 Won’t Be The Year For New Immigration Laws By John Stanton The Hill: Democrats need to come ‘halfway’ on immigration, Rand Paul says By Bernie Becker The Hill: Paul: Immigration reform can pass By Bernie Becker… Continue »