Deseret News: New sources of support for immigration reform By Mercedes White Wall Street Journal: The GOP’s Immigration Dilemma By Laura Meckler CNN: Video: Sen. Graham on spending cuts and immigration February 26, 2013 Los Angeles Times: President to meet with John McCain, Lindsey Graham on immigration By Michael... Continuar »
In big news from this weekend, Governor of Wisconsin Scott Walker has joined other pro-immigration reform Republicans in supporting a path to citizenship.  Sen. John McCain appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” to talk about how Republicans shouldn’t fear getting primaried if they support immigration reform.  And Frank Sharry,... Continuar »
A new Pew Research Center/USA Today poll finds that more Americans support President Obama’s approach to a number of issues–including immigration–over the approach of Congressional Republicans.  The poll also finds a clear majority of Hispanics approving of the President’s job performance overall, and his approach to immigration specifically.  Meanwhile,... Continuar »
Widely covered in the media has been John McCain’s town hall meeting in Arizona from Tuesday, in which anti-immigrant “jerks” started shouting about how the only way to stop undocumented immigrants is with guns and how immigrants would “go home” if the US cut off their welfare (a null... Continuar »
Washington Post (Wonkblog): Undocumented immigrants would have 13-year wait for citizenship under Obama plan By Suzy Khimm New America Media: Who Will Benefit Most From an Immigration Reform Bill? By Elana Shore New York Times: Obama Works the Phones to Calm Tensions on Immigration Plan By Ashley Parker New... Continuar »
Over the holiday weekend, the big news in immigration reform was the leak of President Obama’s immigration bill–and Marco Rubio’s harsh response to it.  The President’s plan would create a Lawful Prospective Immigrant visa for the 11 million aspiring Americans already in the US.  If they passed background checks,... Continuar »
National Journal: Why GOP Sees a Conspiracy As Environmental Groups Join Fight Against Immigration By Fawn Johnson February 14, 2013 Bloomberg: Obama Says Economy ‘Stifled’ by Outdated Immigration Law By Joe Sobczyk NBC Latino: Legislator: Immigration reform to clear House this summer By Sandra Lilley NBC Latino: Analysis: Rep.... Continuar »
Yesterday’s hearing on immigration reform in the Senate Judiciary Committee dominated the coverage. The testimony from Jose Antonio Vargas generated a lot of attention.  The four Democratic Senators in the “Gang of Eight” met with President Obama last night. And, there’s a lot of discussion about the GOP and... Continuar »
Another day with a slew of clips on immigration. Lots of reaction to last night’s State of the Union by President Obama and the GOP rebuttal from Senator Rubio. And, there’s a hearing underway in the Senate Judiciary Committee, which we are live-tweeting from @AmericasVoice. The livestream can be... Continuar »
Even on the Republican side, things have changed on immigration.  Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO), Tom Tancredo’s successor, now says that he supports a path to citizenship for some immigrants, and legal status for others, while Fox News’ Roger Ailes says “I don’t have any problem with a path to... Continuar »