With Marco Rubio’s plan looking an awful lot like the White House’s, the real question is how will we get there and what gets lost along the way.
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According to a new bi-partisan poll, voters across racial, geographic and, perhaps most significantly, partisan lines, want Congress to pass an immigration bill.
by Julianne Hing on January 15 2013, 5:50PM
After experiencing the horrors of immigration detention firsthand, the media-savvy and well-connected immigrant rights activist demands action from her senators.
As many eyes turn to the Supreme Court’s ruling on federal recognition, advocates are also working to include LGBT rights in the upcoming reform bill.
The fiscal fight isn’t nearly done, but Senate insiders say immigration reform is moving ahead all the same. Here’s a primer for the who, what, when—and why.
by Julianne Hing on January 3 2013, 9:05AM
The updated rule goes into effect March 4.
After new data reveals rapid pace of parental deportation, key congressional leader and advocates pressure President Obama to broaden his DREAM Act order.
New data obtained by Colorlines.com shows the disturbing pace of parental deportation has not changed, despite ICE vow to use greater “discretion.”
by Julianne Hing on December 3 2012, 4:25PM
One thing is certain: 2013 will be a very long year.
by Julianne Hing on November 30 2012, 1:15PM
The STEM Jobs Act sailed through the House on a 245-139 vote.
Democratic and Republican leaders want to return to their 2010 blueprint. But immigration reformers say first, stop the deportations.
by Nia King on October 22 2012, 9:03AM
Colorlines readers respond to the second presidential debate’s heated exchanges on immigrants, women, and diversity vs. fairness.
by Julianne Hing on June 18 2012, 9:58AM
Activists have long been accustomed to being burned by Obama.