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Procedural Path Of The Senate Immigration Bill

Procedural Path Of The Senate Immigration Bill

The Senate immigration reform debate has officially begun. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) filed cloture on the motion to proceed Thursday on S. 744, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act continue reading »

Arizona Seeing More Undocumented Central Americans Illegally Crossing Border

Arizona Seeing More Undocumented Central Americans Illegally Crossing Border

Undocumented Central American immigrants, especially Guatemalans, crossing the Arizona border during fiscal year 2013 increased considerably, according to Border Patrol records. continue reading »

MLB’s Chipper Jones’ Idea to Curb “Illegals” – Sic Gators on Them

MLB’s Chipper Jones’ Idea to Curb “Illegals” – Sic Gators on Them

Former Atlanta Braves third baseman and MVP, Chipper Jones, is doing his bit to help the U.S. government figure out how to curb illegal immigration. He considered his idea so brillant and simplistic in its approach that he took to social media to share it with everyone. continue reading »

Obama “Doesn’t Fear” Immigration Debate in Congress

Obama “Doesn’t Fear” Immigration Debate in Congress

The Obama administration "doesn't fear" a tough debate on immigration reform in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, the director of the White House Domestic Policy Council said Thursday. continue reading »

House Republicans Booed As They Vote To Deport DREAMers

House Republicans Booed As They Vote To Deport DREAMers

To a chorus of boos from the gallery, House Republicans voted 224-201 on Thursday to approve an amendment that defunds the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The amendment, from Rep. Steve King (R-IA), undercuts the flexibility that allows the Department of Homeland Security to halt deporting DREAMers and instead focus on people convicted of crimes continue reading »

Florida Gov. Vetoes Bill Allowing Undocumented to Obtain Driver’s Licenses

Florida Gov. Vetoes Bill Allowing Undocumented to Obtain Driver’s Licenses

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would have allowed the issuance of driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants accepted into the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. continue reading »

New Report Reveals Scale of Deaths Along U.S.-Mexico Border

New Report Reveals Scale of Deaths Along U.S.-Mexico Border

Nothing illustrates the high stakes of the immigration reform debate now taking place in the Senate quite as powerfully as the growing body count along the U.S.-Mexico border. Despite the U.S. government’s decades-long effort to stop unauthorized immigration through an “enforcement first continue reading »

Sen. Rubio Tells Fox News:  Not Enough Votes to Pass Immigration Reform

Sen. Rubio Tells Fox News:  Not Enough Votes to Pass Immigration Reform

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Tuesday that the immigration reform bill doesn't have the necessary votes to avoid a filibuster in the Senate. continue reading »

U.S. Extends Temporary Protected Status for 208,000 Salvadorans

U.S. Extends Temporary Protected Status for 208,000 Salvadorans

The United States on Thursday extended Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for the ninth time, a move that will allow more than 208,000 Salvadorans to live and work in this country for another 18 months, the Department of Homeland Security announced. continue reading »

Connecticut Set to Allow Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

Connecticut Set to Allow Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

The Connecticut Senate on Thursday approved granting driver's licenses to immigrants without regard for their legal status in the United States. continue reading »

ALLEGED:  Latino Students Discriminated Against in Louisiana Head Start Programs

ALLEGED:  Latino Students Discriminated Against in Louisiana Head Start Programs

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLU) and other civil rights organizations are alleging head start centers in the Jefferson Parish in Louisiana are discriminating against Latino families. continue reading »

Immigration Protesters Greet President Obama on Visit Home Today

Immigration Protesters Greet President Obama on Visit Home Today

President Obama’s visit back home to Chicago today was greeted by immigration protesters that chained themselves together in front of the hotel where the President is speaking. continue reading »

Georgia Sex Ring with Ties to Mexico Busted - Involved Undocumented Immigrant Females

Georgia Sex Ring with Ties to Mexico Busted - Involved Undocumented Immigrant Females

Four Mexican nationals have been charged in Atlanta, Georgia with operating a sex ring that involved the sexual trafficking of undocumented female immigrants from Tlaxcala, Mexico. continue reading »

Arizona Hispanics Demand Sheriff Joe Arpaio Resign After Racial Profiling

Arizona Hispanics Demand Sheriff Joe Arpaio Resign After Racial Profiling

Activists and members of the Arizona Hispanic community on Tuesday came to the offices of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to call for his resignation after a federal judge determined he discriminated against Hispanics. continue reading »

Majority Leader Harry Reid Meets With Dreamer Eric Balderas (VIDEO)

Majority Leader Harry Reid Meets With Dreamer Eric Balderas (VIDEO)

Now that the Senate Judiciary Committee has passed the Gang of 8 immigration bill out of markup, it is now in Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)’s hands, and Reid has said that he will bring the bill to a vote in June. continue reading »