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Kids Write Letters to Congress Asking For Immigration Reform

Kids Write Letters to Congress Asking For Immigration Reform

by Von Diaz on November 25 2013, 10:42AM

Their message: keep our families together.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Immigration Advocates Fast for Reform

Immigration Advocates Fast for Reform

by Von Diaz on November 20 2013, 3:09PM

Despite popular consensus that immigration reform won’t happen this year, advocates aren’t giving up.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Obama Says He'd Accept Piecemeal Immigration Reform

Obama Says He’d Accept Piecemeal Immigration Reform

by Aura Bogado on November 20 2013, 1:14PM

The president says he doesn’t care what reform looks like, as long as it gets done.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

How Immigration Reform Could Benefit LGBT People

How Immigration Reform Could Benefit LGBT People

by Von Diaz on November 14 2013, 11:55AM

A new infographic from the Center for American Progress maps out immigration reform for LGBT communities.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Immigration, /NOW

Luis Gutierrez Shames Obama and Republicans on Immigration Reform Impass

Luis Gutierrez Shames Obama and Republicans on Immigration Reform Impass

by Von Diaz on November 12 2013, 2:40PM

Gutierrez says, ‘There’s much more the President can do about deportations.’

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

Obama Sets Priorities for Remainder of 2013

Obama Sets Priorities for Remainder of 2013

by Aura Bogado on October 17 2013, 1:33PM

The president says he wants to tackle the budget, immigration reform, and the farm bill.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Obama Says He'll Be Pushing for Immigration Reform Vote

Obama Says He’ll Be Pushing for Immigration Reform Vote

by Aura Bogado on October 16 2013, 2:11PM

The President says Speaker Boehner needs to bring the comprehensive immigration reform bill to the floor.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

New Report Illustrates Obstacles for Transgender Immigrants

New Report Illustrates Obstacles for Transgender Immigrants

by Aura Bogado on October 7 2013, 4:01PM

Being undocumented and transgender poses unique and difficult circumstances for immigrants in the U.S.

Topics: Immigration Reform, /NOW

House Democrats Introduce New Immigration Bill Amid Government Shutdown

House Democrats Introduce New Immigration Bill Amid Government Shutdown

by Von Diaz on October 2 2013, 1:31PM

The new immigration bill seems as unlikely to pass as the Senate-backed bill, but House Democrats are still trying.

Topics: /NOW

Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform Dead?

Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform Dead?

by Aura Bogado on September 20 2013, 2:53PM

Representative Gutierrez says yes.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Not All Immigrants Like the Senate's Immigration Bill

Not All Immigrants Like the Senate’s Immigration Bill

by Aura Bogado on September 11 2013, 12:27PM

Nearly half of all undocumented immigrants wouldn’t even qualify for basic provisional status under the bill.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Romney Cares About All Immigrant Children, But Only After They Join the Military

by Julianne Hing on October 17 2012, 10:50AM

From self-deportation to the DREAM Act and comprehensive immigration reform, Romney spoke up about all of them last night.

Topics: 2012 Election, Immigration, /NOW

Deportation Horror: A Journey From Texas to Bangladesh Play

Deportation Horror: A Journey From Texas to Bangladesh

by Seth Freed Wessler, Brian Palmer on October 7 2010, 4:59PM

Shahed Hossain describes his harrowing ordeal to ColorLines videographer Brian Palmer.

Topics: Deportation, Immigration

How Immigration Reform Got Caught in the Deportation Dragnet

How Immigration Reform Got Caught in the Deportation Dragnet

by Seth Freed Wessler on October 7 2010, 10:36AM

Shahed Hossain’s shocking story reveals why Obama will have to use his power to halt mass deportations for any reform to work.

Topics: Deportation, Immigration

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Arrives

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Arrives

by Julianne Hing on October 4 2010, 4:25PM

And to the surprise of no one in the immigrant rights movement, it’s kind of a letdown.

Topics: Immigration

Who is New SEIU President Mary Kay Henry?

by Yvonne Yen Liu on May 14 2010, 10:26AM

Mary Kay Henry has been appointed the new president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the fastest-growing union, and the one representing janitors, homecare workers, and security guards—a huge number of whom are people of color. Her predecessor Andy…

Topics: Immigration

Washington’s War of Words Over Immigration Heats Up

by Kai Wright on April 21 2010, 10:09AM

After days of blistering criticism from Illinois Rep. Luis Gutierrez, both the White House and Congressional Hispanic Caucus leadership pushed back yesterday on immigration reform, insisting the process is moving along. White House spokesperson Bill Burton told Roll Call that…

Topics: Immigration

Gutierrez Rattles Election Saber at Obama Over Immigration

by Kai Wright on April 20 2010, 10:49AM

Rep. Luis Gutierrez is pissed. The Chicago Democrat and Congressional Hispanic Caucus immigration task force chair was once one of President Obama’s loudest Latino advocates. No longer. Here’s what he had to say about the November elections in today’s The…

Topics: Immigration, Politics

Michelle: Congress, not Prez to Blame for Slow Immigration Reform

by Kai Wright on April 19 2010, 9:54AM

First Lady Michelle Obama told Univision in Mexico yesterday that the administration hasn’t moved immigration reform to the front burner, as promised, because Congress is too divided. As The Hill reports, Obama argued, “[W]hat we all have to understand…

Topics: Immigration

CIR ASAP? Get In Line

by Debayani Kar on December 15 2009, 4:17PM

Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) led the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus, the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, and the Congressional Progressive Caucus in formally introducing their bill today for comprehensive immigration reform. Titled CIR ASAP (or more formally,…

Topics: Immigration

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