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Deadly Crash Kills Two Border Agents in Pursuit of Illegal Border Crossers

Arizona authorities and U.S. Border Patrol are reporting two Border Patrol agents were killed when their SUV was hit by a moving freight train in Arizona. continue reading »

Obama at Hispanic Prayer Breakfast:“Keep Preaching, Keep Persuading” for Reform

President Barack Obama continues his outreach to the Hispanic community or better said the Hispanic vote by keynoting today’s National Hispanic Prayer breakfast. continue reading »

U.S. Catholic Bishops Urge Congress to Pass Immigration Reform

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Migration, today urged the President and the Congress to work together to enact comprehensive immigration reform legislation. continue reading »

30 Senators Led by Senators Durbin, Reid & Menendez Introduce the DREAM Act

Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and 30 other Senators introduced the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors continue reading »

Announcement Coming that DREAM Act Bill to be Reintroduced in Senate

Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and others will hold a press conference later today to announce the introduction of the DREAM Act continue reading »

Majority of Americans Favor Cutting Funding to Immigration Sanctuary Cities

New legislation being considered by the U.S. House of Representatives would stop all federal funding for cities that give sanctuary to illegal immigrants, continue reading »

ACLU Challenges Utah’s Immigration “Show Me Your Papers” Law

The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Utah, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) and the law firm of Munger, Tolles & Olsen filed a class action lawsuit today charging that Utah’s recently passed law, HB 497 continue reading »

Legal Experts Weigh in on Executive Branch Authority as Its Relates to Immigration

President Obama’s insistence that his “hands are tied” by Congressional inaction on immigration has raised questions about how much executive power the President has when it comes to immigration. continue reading »

While President Obama Reconfirms Commitment to DREAM Act, Pro-Immigration Rallies Held for May Day

This May 1st, known as the day synonymous with International Workers’ Day or Labor Day, many American cities are holding immigrant right rallies and marches. n Los Angeles there will be a march kicking of at 10:00 am (PST), continue reading »

Pres Obama Holding Immigration Meeting to Get Ideas on Reform

President Obama is holding a meeting with various leaders to discuss how best to overhaul our current immigration laws. The afternoon meeting is said to include numerous politicians outside of Washington like NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Former Governor Arnold Scharzenegger and San Antonio Julian Castro. continue reading »

Leading Hispanic Organization Urges Georgia Governor to Veto Arizona-Style Immigration Bill

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund issued the following statement regarding Georgia HB 87: continue reading »

Pennsylvania Judge Stops Deportation of British Immigrant

In a stunning decision, Judge Andrew Arthur ended deportation proceedings against Paula Spiers, a 43 year-old British citizen who immigrated to the United States over 40 years ago. Spiers, a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania resident, continue reading »

STUDY: Immigrants Not Cause of High Unemployment & Low Wages Among Minorities

Despite plenty of evidence to the contrary, some are still trying to make the claim that deporting millions of unauthorized immigrants would free up jobs for unemployed continue reading »

U.S. Ranks in Top 10 for Immigration Integration Policies and Practices

In cooperation with the Immigration Policy Center, the British Council and the Migration Policy Group release a new study today which reviews and ranks U.S. immigrant integration continue reading »

El Salvador Awaits President Obama’s Visit and His “Commitment” to Immigration Reform

The Catholic Church in El Salvador awaits “a word of commitment“ from the President of the United States Barack Obama, during his upcoming visit to the Country on the 22nd and 23nd of March, for his part in pursuing the approval of immigration reform. continue reading »

OPINION: Utah’s Immigration Solution Not a National Model

Late Friday night, the Utah Legislature passed three immigration-related bills that await Governor Herbert's signature or veto. Utah's policy discussions were guided by the principles of a much-lauded Utah Compact, continue reading »

Texas State Representative Files Bill to Create Guest-Worker Program in State

Texas Republican State Representative Aaron Peña is hoping Texas can learn something from Utah and their dual approach to the immigration issue. continue reading »

POLL:  63% of Americans Say Border Control is Top Immigration Priority

Little is being said on Capitol Hill about immigration reform these days, but voters remain strongly convinced that border control should come first. continue reading »

POLL:  Immigration and Economy Top Concerns Amongst Latinos

impreMedia, the leading Hispanic news and information company, has partnered with Latino Decisions to release a series of six national polls among Latino registered voters. continue reading »

Most Voters Continue to Believe Government Encourages Illegal Immigration

Most voters continue to believe that the policies of the federal government encourage illegal immigration, but voters are now almost evenly divided over whether it's better to let the federal government or individual states enforce immigration laws. continue reading »