In striking down the DOMA, the Supreme Court also settles a hotly debated issue immigration reform: should LGBT US citizens be allowed to sponsor their partners for green cards. Yes, the court says.
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The Senate agreed today on an amendment to the immigration reform bill that will invest billions to double the number of armed agents on the US-Mexico border and build hundreds of additional miles of fences.
The Congressional Budget Office report on immigration reform largely settles the economic argument over the bill’s overall benefits. Now conservatives have little but their racial anxieties to fall back on.
A new book project tells the stories of Los Otros Dreamers, young people who were deported or returned from the US to Mexico and are trying to rebuild their lives. The authors have launched a kickstarter campaign to finish the project.
As the Senate prepares to take up the immigration reform bill, immigration advocates are renewing calls on the administration to halt deportations. Meanwhile, Republicans, with some support from Democrats, are pushing the immigration bill to the right.
A new report reveals that immigration reform could save hundreds of thousands of children from suffering physical and mental health strains.
New research finds that immigrant communities keep federal health care programs afloat. The data strikes a heavy blow to conservatives who say the U.S. can’t afford immigration reform.
As Congress considers immigration reform, hundreds of thousands of deportees are waiting to see if the bill will allow them to return. In the meantime, thousands of returning deportees are dying in the desert or ending up in federal prison.
The Judiciary Committee passed the bill without rights for LGBT couples, and with new visa provisions tech companies had demanded over labor’s opposition.
The Judiciary Committee started a long week of immigration reform markup with a series of amendments to protect the rights of detained and deported immigrants.
Jason Richwine’s dissertation claiming that immigrants of color have low IQs discredited his Heritage Foundation research on immigration reform. Now, Harvard students are asking why the thesis was ever approved.
The Senate Juditiary Committee agreed to amend the immigration reform bill to limit practices that send deportees to dangerous spots on the border and separate family members who migrate together.
Immigration reform advocates are calling on President Obama to stop deportations of people who would become eligible for a path to citizenship under the Senate immigration bill.
As it’s amended the immigration reform bill will move to the right. How far is yet to be seen.
by Julianne Hing on May 8 2013, 1:05PM
Their statement comes just as the Senate takes up its immigration bill.
The paper of record’s A1 story could have been about how public policy pushes workers of color to the margins. Instead, it’s about an imagined battle between blacks and Latinos.
A new poll finds that nearly half of Latinos and 70 percent of undocumented immigrants say they’re unlikely to call the cops if they’re the victim of a crime out of fear of immigration enforcement.
The conservative think tank released a report yesterday to convince lawmakers that immigration reform costs too much. Its claims are mostly false, but they’ve worked before.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg recently started a group to back immigration reform. But his real goal may be to secure a source of low-wage workers for businesses like his.