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.
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.
The House Judiciary Committee gets started on immigration this week with a deportation bill that could pull reform dramatically right.
by Julianne Hing on June 14 2013, 4:13PM
The Asians are coming.
by Brentin Mock on June 14 2013, 3:02PM
U.S. says it can do more to address racial injustice. Civil rights group agree.
by Julianne Hing on June 14 2013, 7:00AM
The flavor’s tagline is a nod to a political statement the San Francisco Giants pitcher made at his team’s World Series parade last year.
by Jamilah King on June 12 2013, 2:15PM
And don’t you dare tell him that he doesn’t belong.
by Jorge Rivas on June 7 2013, 8:34AM
The video appears on Major League Baseball’s YouTube channel.
by Julianne Hing on June 6 2013, 3:12PM
It’s been a big year for driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants.
ICE has locked up more than 1,300 children in adult immigration detention centers in the last four years. Two were under 10-years-old. Hundreds were locked up for more than a month.
by Jorge Rivas on June 3 2013, 3:39PM
Huffington reminded the former Obama advisor that deporting someone means sending them back to a different country and separating them from their families.
Connecticut’s legislature unanimously agreed to limit the state’s compliance with the federal Secure Communities deportation program.
by Jorge Rivas on June 3 2013, 11:12AM
Photographer Albert Watson shoots portraits of celebrities wearing fedoras as part of a new campaign to promote immigration reform.
by Jorge Rivas on May 31 2013, 12:18PM
Connecticut is set to become the latest state to allow immigrants to get driver’s licenses regardless of their legal status.
A federal court ruled on Friday that Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his deputies violated the civil and constitutional rights of Phoenix Latinos.
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.