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President Obama Urges Congress to Act Quickly on Immigration Reform

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that if the U.S. Congress does not act quickly on immigration reform, he will send his own proposal that guarantees "a fair process" for undocumented immigrants "to earn their way" toward legalization and citizenship. continue reading »

Hispanic National Bar Commends Bipartisan Proposal for Immigration Reform

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) commends the announcement by the Senate group of eight proposing a bipartisan framework for immigration reform. continue reading »

REPORT:  Border Protection Agency Reveals Struggles with Corruption

The Center for Investigative Reporting is reporting that since Oct. 1, 2004, 147 Customs and Border Protection officers and agents have been charged with or convicted of corruption-related offenses, ranging from taking bribes to stealing government money continue reading »

Women Advocacy Organizations Urge for Humane Immigration Reform

Today, the National Coalition for Immigrant Women’s Rights(NCIWR) and organizations concerned with women’s rights across the country released Statement of Principles on Women and Immigration Reform. continue reading »

Immigrant Women’s Advocates Applaud New Family Immigration Policy

The National Coalition for Immigrant Women’s Rights (NCIWR) applauds a new Obama Administration immigration policy, as it will advance family unity and integration for immigrant women and their families. continue reading »

Obama at State of the Union - NO More Excuses Time to Pass DREAM Act

President Barack Obama called on Congress in his State of the Union address to approve the so-called DREAM Act, which would open a path to legalizing the status of young undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

7-day Immigration Enforcement Sweep Nets 2,900 Criminal Aliens

As part of the Obama administration's ongoing commitment to prioritizing the removal of criminal aliens and egregious immigration law violators, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today announced the results of a seven-day national "Cross Check" enforcement operation - which led to the arrest of more than 2,900 convicted criminal aliens. continue reading »

Who Should be On the “Dance Floor” with Obama on Immigration Reform?

Come visit our ¿Amigo ó Enemigo? section as we analyze and dissect what is said by and about Hispanics and Latinos. 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 »

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 »

President Obama This Week to Deliver Keynote Address at National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast

Esperanza, one of the nation’s largest faith-based Hispanic organizations, announced today that President Barack Obama will deliver the keynote address at the Ninth National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, May 12, in Washington, D.C. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) will speak at the Prayer Breakfast, as well. continue reading »