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GALLUP POLL:  More Americans View Dealing with Undocumented More Important than Border Security

GALLUP POLL:  More Americans View Dealing with Undocumented More Important than Border Security

More Americans every day believe that resolving the immigration status of the undocumented is more important than strengthening border security. continue reading »

Immigration Activists Protesting in Front of White House Arrested

Immigration Activists Protesting in Front of White House Arrested

More than a score of people were arrested Monday at a peaceful vigil staged in front of the White House to protest deportations and support immigration reform that would regularize the status of millions of illegal immigrants. continue reading »

STUDY: Half of Immigrants Facing Deportation Have No Criminal Record

STUDY: Half of Immigrants Facing Deportation Have No Criminal Record

Nearly half of the undocumented immigrants tagged by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in 2012-2013 for possible deportation had no criminal convictions, the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse says. continue reading »

New York City Considers ID Cards for Undocumented Immigrants

New York City Considers ID Cards for Undocumented Immigrants

The New York City Council's Committee on Immigration will hold public hearings on Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal to provide municipal identity cards for undocumented foreigners. continue reading »

Border Patrol Accused Of Teaching Children To Shoot At Targets Made To Look Like Immigrants

Border Patrol Accused Of Teaching Children To Shoot At Targets Made To Look Like Immigrants

Controversial photographs from a recent Border Patrol event show agents teaching children to aim and shoot a paintball gun at a human-shaped target. Immigrant activists have accused Border Patrol of using this activity to encourage children how to shoot immigrants in an area where migrants have died. continue reading »

New Video Illustrates How Vital Immigrants Are to the Future Workforce

New Video Illustrates How Vital Immigrants Are to the Future Workforce

Today, the Center for American Progress released a new video and several interactive tools that detail the vital role immigrants will play in our future workforce. Drawing from the conclusions of the groundbreaking “Our Future, Together” report, this multimedia project illustrates what a critical role immigrants will play in our long-term economic strength and sustainability. continue reading »

South Carolina Business Leaders Push Immigration Reform to Shore up Scarce Labor

South Carolina Business Leaders Push Immigration Reform to Shore up Scarce Labor

South Carolina business leaders and businessmen on Monday denounced the scarcity of labor in the state and expressed hope that the open debate in the Republican Party will urgently push immigration reform. continue reading »

Three Keys To The Immigration Reform Debate

Three Keys To The Immigration Reform Debate

1. Despite Republican Rhetoric, Immigration Enforcement & Border Security Are Already in Overdrive: Here are the facts: President Obama has presided over a record-high number of deportations; the U.S. government spends continue reading »

Obama Considers Accepting Immigration Reform Without Path to Citizenship

Obama Considers Accepting Immigration Reform Without Path to Citizenship

President Barack Obama might accept an agreement on immigration reform that does not include a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States - as long as the measure does not bar those people from applying to become citizens via the standard mechanism. continue reading »

Charlotte, N.C. Strives to Integrate Immigrants

Charlotte, N.C. Strives to Integrate Immigrants

Charlotte, the North Carolina metropolis has become a pioneer for the whole country in analyzing best practices for integrating immigrants while promoting the economic advantages they offer. continue reading »