United We Dream urges Obama to Curtail Deportations

Following announcements that House Republicans would not move on immigration this year, more than 500 leaders of a national network of young immigrants, known as “United We Dream” protested in Phoenix, Arizona last week  in an effort to pressure President Obama to act to stop deportations. After months of lobbying, rallies and sit-in demonstrations ended with no […]

U.S. Communities Support Immigration Reforms

Most news these days on the possibility of immigration reforms for 2014 have been disappointing, given Republican leaders opposition to any change in existing laws prior to the November elections. However, a New York Times opinion article demonstrates that many U.S cities have discovered that supporting their immigrant community strengthens the economic viability of their city […]

Republicans to Announce Version of Immigration Reform

It appears likely the Speaker of the House John Boehner will announce Republican plans on Immigration reforms prior to the President’s State of the Union Address. The one-page GOP set of principles could be aired just prior to President Obama’s State of the Union speech onJanuary 28th. There is already speculation on whether their plan will […]

Forecast Good for Some Reform Bill in 2014

As the Republicans running for re election this November walk the thin red line between surviving a primary battle for reelection within their own party and supporting some type of Immigration Reforms to attract Hispanic voters in November, speculation is rampant on whether Congress can actually get a Bill signed into law by the end of […]

Immigration Bill

The much harder task would be to come up with an immigration bill that can actually pass both chambers and be signed by President Barack Obama — in an election year. Senate Democratic leaders don’t want to pass a scaled-back version of their comprehensive bill, which received a remarkable 68 votes. They may be open […]