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August 2011 Archives

Encouraging Entrepreneurs and High Skilled Workers through Immigration Changes

Encouraging Entrepreneurs and High Skilled Workers through Immigration Changes

The United States has a long, rich history of welcoming innovative entrepreneurs and skilled workers into our country. These men and women fuel our nation’s economy by creating jobs, and promoting new technologies and ideas. Thursday I joined Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano continue reading »

NALEO Welcomes Department of Justice Action Against Alabama’s Immigration Law

NALEO Welcomes Department of Justice Action Against Alabama’s Immigration Law

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Justice’s actions on Alabama’s HB 56: The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund welcomes the U.S. Department of Justice decision to file a complaint and motion for preliminary injunction against HB 56, an anti-immigrant legislation that is even more flawed than Arizona’s SB1070. continue reading »

Racy JC- Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Racy JC- Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

For those of you who don’t know, Racy JC (Picante JC in Latin America) has been learning Spanish. I hope someday (someday soon) to move to a tropical Latin country where I can sit on the beach with a few cute Latin “friends,” sip margaritas, and dance salsa in the moonlight. Ahh. continue reading »

Mexico: Fewer Coming, Fewer Leaving, and 3/5 of Unauthorized Have Been Here for a Decade or Longer

Mexico: Fewer Coming, Fewer Leaving, and 3/5 of Unauthorized Have Been Here for a Decade or Longer

Today, the Immigration Policy Center releases a summary of recent data on Mexican migration to and from the United States. This data provides an important reminder that as migration patterns change over time, so too must U.S. immigration policies. continue reading »