Alabama state laws ruled unconstitutional

When House Bill 56, one of the harshest immigration laws ever seen in the United States, was passed by the state of Alabama two years ago – back in 2011, local businesses, immigrant’s rights activists and even the federal government was in uproar.  This week, on Tuesday November 26th, the Northern District of Alabama’s US …

Read Full Article

More cities welcome undocumented immigrants

Conservative state lawmakers in Arizona that passed the controversial immigration law known as SB 1070 three years ago, back in 2010, found several other states attempting to emulate their methods to make them equally hostile to undocumented immigrants, but now Arizona city leaders are following a growing national trend to push back against the “papers, …

Read Full Article

Facebook CEO continues immigration reform push

By attempting to frame the debate over immigration reform as an issue of civil rights, advocates have been able to alter the context of the debate over legislation to attempt to fix the United States’ broken immigration system, and that baton was taken up by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during an interview with the ABC …

Read Full Article

Obama uses Indian-American’s case to highlight the need for reform

President Barack Obama has used the case of an Indian-American woman who became an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, for whom it took an agonizing 12 years to be able to get a green card, to once more push for comprehensive immigration reform that will attract the world’s best talents. “We’re training our own competition, rather …

Read Full Article

Public support for immigration reform continues

The nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) conducted a poll recently that indicated that as many as 63% of Americans support the creation of a pathway to US citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants that presently live and work in the United States. This public support reaches across a broad spectrum of the …

Read Full Article

Obama refuses to act unilaterally on immigration

Monday saw a speech being given by President Barack Obama that had the intention of pressurizing Congress into passing immigration reform interrupted by a heckler who was upset with the number of undocumented immigrants who are still being deported from the United States. As Obama came toward the end of his speech about immigration reform …

Read Full Article

Immigrant community in disagreement over citizenship

The current debate in regards to immigration reform has seen a number of twists and turns, with advocacy groups, protestors and politicians on both sides continuing to argue over the best way to move forward, but recent developments in the immigrant community itself might turn out to be the most significant in terms of how …

Read Full Article

Obama pushes immigration reform in San Francisco

President Barack Obama is this week touring the West Coast, beginning with a visit to San Francisco in order to talk about immigration reform and raise campaign money.  On Sunday night Obama headlined two fundraising events in Seattle before flying to San Francisco yesterday morning to talk about immigration while visiting the Betty Ann Ong …

Read Full Article

New upgrade to E-Verify

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have announced that they have given their E-Verify system a major enhancement in order to significantly cut down on the number of identity frauds that can be successfully achieved.  The enhancement was revealed in a statement that was released on November 18th by the director of USCIS, …

Read Full Article

Republicans singled out in immigration battle

Republican of Colorado, Representative Scott Tipton, came into his town hall meeting and was soon greeting the crowd, including many of whom have decidedly different political opinions.  Tipton is well aware of his district’s advocates for immigration reform, with pressure being exerted on lawmakers such as him after House Republicans ruled out immigration reform taking …

Read Full Article

Immigration reform further humanized by new documentary

Self-declared undocumented immigrant, immigration rights activist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas has made a documentary all about his own experiences and has now successfully sold the rights to the film, Documented, to CNN.  The documentary tells the story of how Vargas was brought to the United States when he was a child from …

Read Full Article

Share the page

 
 

Related Products