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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 »

GOP Immigration Principles Contradict, Deny Basic Aspiration

GOP Immigration Principles Contradict, Deny Basic Aspiration

If the GOP leadership has it’s way there will be an official immigrant underclass: legal, but ripped of the most basic aspirational ideal. That, in essence, is what the GOP proposed yesterday in it’s one-page list of immigration reform principles. continue reading »

54 Percent of Republicans Support Legal Residence for Undocumented

54 Percent of Republicans Support Legal Residence for Undocumented

Half of Republicans agree that undocumented migrants should be given legal residence permits, according to a survey made public as a high-profile GOP gathering is under way on the matter. continue reading »

Gutiérrez: A Long Way To Go, But Republican “Standards” Move Us A Little Closer to Reform

Gutiérrez: A Long Way To Go, But Republican “Standards” Move Us A Little Closer to Reform

"The details really matter and I have not seen anything concrete from the Republicans so I am not in a position to say 'yes' or 'no' to anything… I think we are getting a little bit closer and that bodes well for the future. " Rep. Gutiérrez continue reading »