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Chamber of Commerce increases pressure over immigration reform

The US Chamber of Commerce has again renewed its call for immigration reform because of its belief that it would be good for the nation’s economy, and it is increasing pressure on Republicans in the House of Representatives to move on legislation in 2014. Thomas J Donohue, the President of the Chamber, has posted a …

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Impossible to quickly produce migrant stats

Prosecutors in the United States claim that they are unable to meet the demands of a judge that requires them to produce documents relating to thousands of immigrants who have been held in detention all over the country for months, or in some cases years, while they wait for their immigration status to be reviewed. …

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Irish Ambassador wants immigration reform

The first female Irish Ambassador in the United States, Anne Anderson, has been making the plight of undocumented Irish immigrants and the future of immigration her major priorities since she took over the role three months ago, back in September, and now she has been noticed by influential website BuzzFeed. Anderson and her efforts to …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Work force could be improved by House immigration vote

House of Representatives members believe that they might be able to push the immigration bill by October – or, at the very least, finally actually be able to vote on it.  Earlier last week Luis Gutierrez announced that he had signed off on the bill, which has the support of every Democrat in the bipartisan …

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New immigration bill lauded by Christian group

On Wednesday the Church World Service, which is based in New York, commended the US Senate for passing the immigration reform package crafted by the bipartisan Gang of Eight, seeing it as being a very important move towards the much needed reform of the country’s immigration service. “Our staff and peers see the need for …

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Lawmakers pressed on citizenship issue by immigration advocates

The fate of immigration reform in the United States could be decided in the House of Representatives, which is controlled by the Republican Party, once Congress returns from a five-week break in September.  While Congress has been in its summer recess, immigration reform supporters have been trying to put pressure on lawmakers to favor a …

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Urgency of immigration reform conveyed by detention costs

Congress could save Americans up to $1.44 billion just by taking one simple step – by ensuring that immigration reform legislation incorporates more intelligent policies for the detention of undocumented immigrants.  Broad immigration could be very good for the bottom line of the United States for a variety of reasons. Immigrants are crucial to the …

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