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Rep. Gutierrez Says Votes Are There for Immigration Reform

Rep. Gutierrez Says Votes Are There for Immigration Reform

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) said Wednesday that comprehensive immigration reform has the support of dozens of members of the Republican majority in the House of Representatives. continue reading »

Rep. Luis Gutierrez:  44,000 Will be Deported During Congressional Recess

Rep. Luis Gutierrez:  44,000 Will be Deported During Congressional Recess

Luis Gutierrez, the Democratic Congressman from Illinois, left his Congressional with a powerful message before they head to summer recess: continue reading »

The Immigration Debate Could Use a Healthy Dose of Facts

The Immigration Debate Could Use a Healthy Dose of Facts

Immigration is sure to be a hot topic when Members of Congress meet their constituents face-to-face during the upcoming summer recess. The full Senate has passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill that includes a continue reading »

Customs Urged to Speed U.S.-Mexico Border Crossing Times

Customs Urged to Speed U.S.-Mexico Border Crossing Times

The federal agency that oversees border checkpoints says it will need more than 3,800 new officers to fix delays that waste millions of dollars every year while cargo trucks sit in long lines to cross the U.S.-Mexican border. continue reading »

Senate Democrats to Hold Immigration Forum in Rep. Steve King’s District

Senate Democrats to Hold Immigration Forum in Rep. Steve King’s District

Senators Tom Harkin and Dick Durbin, both Democrats, will hold an immigration forum Friday to discuss the DREAM Act with Iowans. continue reading »

Daughter of Undocumented Immigrants Calls Legal Triumph Over Arpaio “Bittersweet”

Daughter of Undocumented Immigrants Calls Legal Triumph Over Arpaio “Bittersweet”

Katherine Figueroa, who obtained a moral victory over Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio when immigration authorities suspended legal proceedings against her undocumented parents, called the win "bittersweet," since her family's future in the United States remains uncertain. continue reading »

Immigrant Foe:  Top 5 Quotes from Iowa’s Rep. Steve King

Immigrant Foe:  Top 5 Quotes from Iowa’s Rep. Steve King

Always the newsmaker, U.S. Rep. Steve King is at it again. continue reading »

94 Undocumented Migrants Discovered in Truck in Southeast Mexico

94 Undocumented Migrants Discovered in Truck in Southeast Mexico

A group of 94 migrants from Asia and Central America was found "in subhuman conditions" aboard a truck near Tuxtla Gutierrez, a city in the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas, the National Migration Institute, or INM, said. continue reading »

First Lady to NCLR: Pres. Obama Will Fight for Immigration Reform

First Lady to NCLR: Pres. Obama Will Fight for Immigration Reform

President Barack Obama will continue fighting for comprehensive immigration reform, the first lady said here Tuesday in a speech to one of the country's largest Hispanic organizations. continue reading »

Illinois Groups Receiving Obamacare Funds Serve Mostly Undocumented Residents

Illinois Groups Receiving Obamacare Funds Serve Mostly Undocumented Residents

Almost everyone involved with Obamacare in Illinois insist undocumented residents won’t receive health insurance subsidies or be eligible for Medicaid. continue reading »

Court Continues to Block Portions of South Carolina’s Harsh immigration Law

Court Continues to Block Portions of South Carolina’s Harsh immigration Law

Portions of South Carolina's harsh SB 20 immigration law will remain blocked thanks to a ruling handed down Tuesday by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. continue reading »

Memo to GOP- It’s time for Immigration Reform with Citizenship for Dreamers and Their Families

Memo to GOP- It’s time for Immigration Reform with Citizenship for Dreamers and Their Families

Today, the House Judiciary Committee meets for a hearing that will discuss the KIDS Act, a DREAM Act-lite proposal that some Republicans are considering taking up instead of immigration reform for the 11 million. As Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA) recently said, “We’ve been there, we’ve done that, that’s so yesterday. [That's] last century’s conversation on immigration.” continue reading »

DREAMer Activitists Arrested at Border When Trying to Re-Enter U.S. from Mexico

DREAMer Activitists Arrested at Border When Trying to Re-Enter U.S. from Mexico

Nine DREAMers were arrested at the border crossing point here on Monday when they tried to reenter the United States from Mexico to test the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. continue reading »

NCLR Meets in New Orleans as Immigration Reform Winds Through Congress

NCLR Meets in New Orleans as Immigration Reform Winds Through Congress

Hundreds of U.S. political and community leaders are meeting in New Orleans for the annual conference of the National Council of La Raza, or NCLR, to analyze the course of immigration reform and other matters affecting the Hispanic community. continue reading »

Mexican Cyclist Biking from NYC to Saltillo Advocating for Immigration Reform

Mexican Cyclist Biking from NYC to Saltillo Advocating for Immigration Reform

Armando Mendou Rosales is no ordinary long-distance cyclist, he is a man on a bike with a mission bringing attention to the issues of immigration reform and the importance of the Latino vote. continue reading »