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JUST IN:  Senate Passes Historic, Sweeping Immigration Bill, Faces Uncertain Future in House

JUST IN:  Senate Passes Historic, Sweeping Immigration Bill, Faces Uncertain Future in House

The U.S. Senate has just approved on a vote of 68-32 a historic, comprehensive immigration bill that will increase border security to unprecedented levels and create a path to citizenship for some 11 million undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

Retailing Giant Macy’s Found to be Discriminating Against Immigrant Employees

Retailing Giant Macy’s Found to be Discriminating Against Immigrant Employees

The Justice Department announced it has reached a settlement agreement with retailing giant Macy’s over charges it discriminated against its immigrant employees. continue reading »

Undocumented Polish Immigrant in U.S. for 30-Yrs Deported While in a Coma

Undocumented Polish Immigrant in U.S. for 30-Yrs Deported While in a Coma

An undocumented, 69-year-old, Polish immigrant was deported while in a coma and after having lived in the U.S. for over 30 years. continue reading »

Celebrities Promote Immigration Reform with “Fedoras For Fairness” Campaign

Celebrities Promote Immigration Reform with “Fedoras For Fairness” Campaign

We Belong Together has initiated a fun campaign, "Fedoras For Fairness," hoping to raise awareness for immigration reform that treats women and LGBT families fairly. According to We Belong Together, the campaign uses the fedora as a metaphor for the many different hats that women wear "to create a brighter future for all." continue reading »

“Border Surge” Amendment Approved in 69-29 Vote in Senate

“Border Surge” Amendment Approved in 69-29 Vote in Senate

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday, by an overwhelming majority, approved an amendment to increase vigilance along the border with Mexico, a decisive step toward a final vote on immigration reform. continue reading »

Where Can Undocumented Immigrants Drive “Legally”?

Where Can Undocumented Immigrants Drive “Legally”?

Across the country from California to Vermont, lawmakers are changing legislation in regards to driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. In the past year many states have passed new bills and laws allowing the undocumented the right to drive legally. continue reading »

Mexican Amusement Park Offers “Fake” Crossing the Border Illegally Attraction

Mexican Amusement Park Offers “Fake” Crossing the Border Illegally Attraction

One of the more popular attraction at the Parque EcoAlberto in Hidalgo, Mexico does not involve spinning rides or loop-de-loops – it involves a faux illegal border crossing from Mexico to the U.S. continue reading »

Walls Are Not the Solution to Immigration, Says Mexico

Walls Are Not the Solution to Immigration, Says Mexico

"Walls won't stop migration," the Mexican government said Tuesday with reference to a Republican amendment to comprehensive immigration reform that calls for stronger border security. continue reading »

POLL:  Americans Have Mixed Feelings on Proposed Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation

POLL:  Americans Have Mixed Feelings on Proposed Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation

A new poll by USA Today/Pew Research shows Americans are conflicted about the proposed comprehensive immigration reform legislation that is being voted on by the Senate today. continue reading »

STUDY: Immigrants Boosting Economy, Created $3.7 Trillion in Housing Wealth

STUDY: Immigrants Boosting Economy, Created $3.7 Trillion in Housing Wealth

New research by Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA) and Partnership for a New American Economy (PNAE) finds that the 40 million immigrants in the United States have created $3.7 trillion in housing wealth, helping stabilize less desirable communities where home prices are declining or would otherwise have declined. continue reading »