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March 2011 Archives

Students, Law Officials Join to Testify Against Anti-Immigration Bills in TX

Students, Law Officials Join to Testify Against Anti-Immigration Bills in TX

This week, over two dozen Hispanic Texas students arrived at the state capital to testify against a number of new anti-immigration bills that mirror Arizona’s. The students met at the Mexican American Legislative Caucus’ offices continue reading »

State Sen. Claims Illegals Draw Benefits in OK & Introduces Bill to Deport

State Sen. Claims Illegals Draw Benefits in OK & Introduces Bill to Deport

During a Senate Appropriations committee meeting Wenesday morning, State Senator Mark Allen proposed a bill (SB 820) which would call for deporting family members of illegal aliens who are incarcerated if those family members are also illegal and collecting public assistance. continue reading »

Texas State Rep. Claims Immigrants Bring the Plague and Polio to His State

In a recent interview with The Texas Tribune, State Representative Leo Berman (R-Tyler) flat out blamed undocumented immigrants for bringing tuberculosis, malaria, polio, leprosy, and the plague into Texas. continue reading »

STUDY: Immigrants Not Cause of High Unemployment & Low Wages Among Minorities

STUDY: Immigrants Not Cause of High Unemployment & Low Wages Among Minorities

Despite plenty of evidence to the contrary, some are still trying to make the claim that deporting millions of unauthorized immigrants would free up jobs for unemployed continue reading »

Immigration Debate in Illinois Heats Up- Whose Job Is It?

Immigration Debate in Illinois Heats Up- Whose Job Is It?

The questions of whose responsibility to legislate and enforce immigration issues are being vigorously debated in the Illinois General Assembly. continue reading »

U.S. Ranks in Top 10 for Immigration Integration Policies and Practices

In cooperation with the Immigration Policy Center, the British Council and the Migration Policy Group release a new study today which reviews and ranks U.S. immigrant integration continue reading »