Results related to “What Is In The Bill”
by Seth Freed Wessler on June 25 2013, 7:00AM
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.
by Seth Freed Wessler on May 22 2013, 7:15AM
The Judiciary Committee passed the bill without rights for LGBT couples, and with new visa provisions tech companies had demanded over labor’s opposition.
by Seth Freed Wessler on May 21 2013, 8:40AM
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.
by Seth Freed Wessler on May 15 2013, 9:50AM
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.
by Seth Freed Wessler on May 10 2013, 9:54AM
As it’s amended the immigration reform bill will move to the right. How far is yet to be seen.
by Seth Freed Wessler on April 23 2013, 3:05PM
The immigration bill introduced by a group of Senators last week was the subject of a third Judiciary Committee hearing today where the outlines of the hard policy fight ahead came squarely into view.
by Seth Freed Wessler on April 19 2013, 2:24PM
The Gang of Eight Senate immigration bill would take small but important steps to reform the immigration detention system.
by Seth Freed Wessler on April 18 2013, 3:53PM
The Senate immigration bill includes small but important checks on racial profiling by immigration agents.
by Seth Freed Wessler on April 18 2013, 11:57AM
That’s a long wait for a disproportionately poor population—that will continue paying taxes for benefits they can’t access.
by Seth Freed Wessler on April 18 2013, 9:50AM
The Gang of Eight immigration reform bill will expand criminal prosecution of immigrants crossing over the border. Many of those prosecuted are held in private prisons.
by Seth Freed Wessler on April 18 2013, 8:58AM
Colorlines’ Seth Freed Wessler is plowing through all 844 pages. Here’s the big picture thus far.
by Seth Freed Wessler on April 17 2013, 3:10PM
The Gang of Eight immigration bill will cut whole categories of visas for siblings and will do away with the Diversity Lottery that many African immigrants rely on.
by Seth Freed Wessler on April 17 2013, 1:20PM
The immigration reform bill from the Senate excludes gay and lesbian couples from petitioning for non-citizen partners.
by Seth Freed Wessler on April 17 2013, 12:45PM
The Gang of Eight bill will bar people with gang affiliations and many criminal offenses from a path to citizenship and does nothing to change the “aggravated felony” laws.
by Seth Freed Wessler on April 17 2013, 10:25AM
The Senate Immigration bill includes a broad DREAM Act provisions with no upper age limit.
by Seth Freed Wessler on April 17 2013, 10:06AM
The bill takes some important steps to reunite families and stop children of deportees from entering foster care, a problem uncovered in a Colorlines investigation.
by Seth Freed Wessler on April 17 2013, 8:41AM
Post #1 on the bill’s 844 pages. We’ll comb through the details for answers to the big questions: Who gets citizenship, how and what new enforcement powers come in return.