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PEW Hispanic: Number of Undocumented has Remained Stable Since 2009

PEW Hispanic: Number of Undocumented has Remained Stable Since 2009

The number of undocumented immigrants living in the United States has remained stable since the 2007-2009 recession and half of them have lived in this country for at least 13 years, according to a study from the Pew Research Center. continue reading »

Rep. Gutierrez Urges Obama to Act Swiftly on Immigration

Rep. Gutierrez Urges Obama to Act Swiftly on Immigration

Immigration activists agreed on Wednesday that it is "imperative" for President Barack Obama to act as soon as possible on immigration given the failure of Congress to approve comprehensive reform in that area. continue reading »

White House Hesitating on Executive Action on Immigration

The White House acknowledged Tuesday that President Barack Obama might not fulfill the pledge he made in June to announce exective action on immigration matters before the end of summer. continue reading »

The President’s Solid Ground for Executive Action on Immigration

The President’s Solid Ground for Executive Action on Immigration

Comprehensive immigration reform legislation would give a majority of America’s 11 million undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship and work authorization. But with immigration reform stalled in the House, President Obama announced that he plans to “fix as much of our immigration system as I can on my own, without Congress. continue reading »

WaPo: Obama Studying Plan to Expand Legal Immigration

WaPo: Obama Studying Plan to Expand Legal Immigration

President Barack Obama is studying a proposal to double the number of green cards awarded each year, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday. continue reading »

California Authorities Must Inform Migrants of Consequences of “Voluntary Return”

California Authorities Must Inform Migrants of Consequences of “Voluntary Return”

The American Civil Liberties Union announced Wednesday an accord with the federal government requiring immigration authorities in California to fully inform undocumented migrants of the consequences of agreeing to "voluntary return." continue reading »

Activists Stand for Undocumented Man Allegedly Beaten by Police, Facing Deportation

Activists Stand for Undocumented Man Allegedly Beaten by Police, Facing Deportation

Pro-immigrant activists are fighting for the release of an undocumented Mexican arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement just as he was about to defend himself in a local court with alleged evidence of abuse by police in California's Orange County. continue reading »

Senator Rubio Warns Obama About Curbing Deportations

Senator Rubio Warns Obama About Curbing Deportations

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Tuesday warned President Barack Obama that use of his executive authority to curb deportations would "close to the door" to immigration reform. continue reading »

The President’s Solid Ground for Executive Action on Immigration

The President’s Solid Ground for Executive Action on Immigration

Comprehensive immigration reform legislation would give a majority of America’s 11 million undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship and work authorization. But with immigration reform stalled in the House, continue reading »

Washington Post Petition Obama on Racial Biases in Policing

Washington Post Petition Obama on Racial Biases in Policing

In a petition to the president that appeared in the Washington Post on Monday, more than 125 writers, artists, educators, lawmakers, and union and political group leaders are asking the Obama administration continue reading »