The immigration reform bill from the Senate Gang of Eight appears unlikely to include language that would allow gay and lesbian citizens to petition for green cards for their non-citizen partners.
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Conservatives are fighting over the fiscal costs of immigration reform. But what will the GOP influence on a bill mean for low income immigrants?
We’ve long known a bill will be released in the Senate next week, so why does Marco Rubio suddenly want to look like a spoiler?
Everyone knows the current immigration system is broken. For brothers and sisters waiting for family visas, the way some lawmakers hope to fix it could make things even worse.
Topics: Immigration Reform
Alabama Republican Rep. Spencer Bachus said that the Obama administration is detaining too many people in immigration detention.
by Pramila Jayapal on March 18 2013, 9:05AM
The U.S. immigration system boxes women out in several ways, from the type of work it recognizes to the pressure it places on families. Here’s how Congress can make reform work for everybody.
Despite the alleged wall between African Americans and black immigrants, the CBC has made immigration reform a priority this year. The caucus has joined grassroots advocates in their demand for a new migration system and an end to the prison-to-deportation pipeline
Topics: Immigration Reform
Immigration reform is moving ahead, sort of. But that hasn’t stopped federal immigration enforcers and those who profit off of it from steamrolling everything around.
Felipe Montes, who lost his three U.S.-citizens sons when he was deported to Mexico in December 2010 will regain custody of his children.
On a call for investors on Thursday, the president and CEO of the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the country’s largest private prison contractor, said that he’s not concerned about the impact that immigration reform might have on the immigration…
The ambitious, young senator hews closely to the GOP’s far right on nearly every issue. But Republicans believe a rhetorical shift on immigration alone will bring Latinos into the fold.
DREAMers say Obama’s not off the hook for record deportations.
On it’s face, reform would mean fewer immigrants locked up. But House GOP and private prison operators are working to make sure that’s not the case.
Not all of the 11 million undocumented immigrants who live in the U.S. today will gain a path to legal residency through reform. Here are eight ways legislators could carve people out of the package.
by Julianne Hing on February 1 2013, 9:27AM
We’re entering into the biggest discussion we’ve had about immigration in generations. Elected officials and lobbyists can’t be the only people to speak up.
by Jorge Rivas on January 30 2013, 9:45AM
President Obama’s landmark speech on immigration came on the same day 11-year-old José Garcia’s father was scheduled to be deported.
Washington may be headed to the most significant immigration overhaul in generations. But an old debate looms: When is the border secure enough?
A group of Senators who have been meeting about reform since the election will release its principles for reform today.