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ICE Grants Shoreline Husband and Father of U.S. Citizen One Year Stay of Removal

Family Relieved to Continue Life Without Imminent Threat of Deportation; Commits to Pushing for a Long Term Solution Seattle, WA – After tirelessly building public support for keeping their family together, Jaime Rubio Sulficio and Keiko Maruyama won a reprieve on Jaime’s deportation from Washington State Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Field Office Director Nathalie … Continue reading »

Must-Read News on Immigration Reform, June 2, 2014

Huffington Post: Obama Administration Plans To Let Some Young Undocumented Immigrants Join The Military By Ryan J. Reilly and Elise Foley Vox: The problem with Obama’s new plan to let unauthorized immigrants serve in the military By Dara Lind New York Times: Pentagon Plan to Enlist Young Immigrants Is Delayed at White House’s Request By … Continue reading »

Romney (Yes, Mitt "Self-Deportation" Romney): Republicans Should Pass Immigration Reform This Year

It’s been a year and a half since the 2012 election, and loser Mitt Romney has been slowly evolving on immigration reform, a key factor in his losing the Latino vote and thus the election. When we heard from Mitt last November, he’d realized that his approach to Latino voters had self-deported him out of competitiveness, … Continue reading »

“Qué Pasa” in Immigration Reform: Immigration Discord and Deportation Review Delays

“Qué Pasa” is our weekly roundup of  news, opinion, and links from Spanish-Language online news publications: America’s Voice: The core of immigration discord The article discusses the struggle of passing immigration reform and the effect it has on both Republicans and Democrats. The Majority Leader in the Senate, Harry Reid says that if Republicans have not passed … Continue reading »

Rep. Gutierrez to House GOP: Time is Running Out to Act on Immigration

Today, Rep. Luis Gutierrez along with other members of Congress held a press conference on Capitol Hill to remind Republicans that time is running out for them to act on immigration reform.  If they don’t indicate soon that they are willing to move on legislation, then the reform process will move on without them — and … Continue reading »

On Same Day that Deportation Review is Delayed, ICE Raids Milwaukee Immigrant Neighborhoods

Julia Preston at the New York Times today has a piece illustrating the grim reality of what it means for immigrants to still be waiting on immigration reform, a year after the Senate passed its bill while House Republicans have done nothing.  This week, President Obama announced that his review of deportation policies would be delayed until … Continue reading »

Must-Read News on Immigration Reform, May 30, 2014

Wall Street Journal: Homeland Security Secretary Open to Ratcheting Back Some Deportations By Laura Meckler Think Progress: With Window For Reform Narrowing, House Members Ratchet Up Enforcement Against Immigrants By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Latinos Post: Immigration Reform Law, News and Process 2014: Vice President Joe Biden Urges Republicans to Approve Immigration Law Stalled in the … Continue reading »

Reps. Gardner and Coffman Vote Against DREAMers Yet Again

Instead of Pushing for an Immigration Reform that the Majority of Coloradans Support, Colorado Republicans All SupportAnother Extremist Measure from Fringe Congressman Steve King (R-IA) Denver, CO – While House Republicans continue to trot out weak excuses for not putting a bipartisan immigration reform bill to a vote, they have found time and support on … Continue reading »

WOLA: Five Ways to Stop Unsafe Deportations

Check out this new blog post from the Washington Office on Latin America today — “Five Ways to Stop Unsafe Deportations“: 1. Stop Night Deportations A recent survey by the University of Arizona found that approximately one in five migrants report being deported between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. At this rate, tens of thousands … Continue reading »

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