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House Immigration Group Resolves Dispute
ERICA WERNER MAY 23, 2013, 4:44 PM 720 WASHINGTON (AP) — House members writing a bipartisan immigration bill said Thursday they had patched over a dispute that threatened their efforts, even as they and the rest of Congress prepared to return home for a weeklong recess where many could confront voters’ questions on the issue. The eight […]
Houston Attorneys Speak Out On Immigration Reform
THELAW.TV Houston Houston Attorneys Speak Out On Immigration Reform Friday, May 24, 2013 By THELAW.TV Immigration reform has dominated the political landscape in Washington for much of the year. There’s widespread agreement that the immigration system needs a comprehensive overhaul. Yet, there’s little agreement on what the change should look like. Democrats want a path […]
Experts from Left and Right Agree on Economic Power of Immigration Reform
In recent years, study after study has demonstrated a simple yet economically powerful truth about broad-based immigration reform: workers with legal status earn more than workers who are unauthorized—and these extra earnings generate more tax revenue, as well as more consumer spending, which creates more jobs. As a new report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) points out, […]
First Hurdle Cleared in Immigration, but Bigger Ones Remain
By Fawn Johnson Updated: May 21, 2013 | 8:50 p.m. May 21, 2013 | 8:00 p.m. An American flag, about 150 years old, is flown during an immigration-reform rally at the Capitol last month. (AP Photo) The first step in passing major immigration legislation went pretty smoothly, all things considered. The Senate Judiciary Committee late Tuesday approved […]
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More than 600 Scholars Plea for Immigration Reform
For Immediate Release More Than 600 Scholars Plea for Action on Immigration Nationwide Sign-On Letter Urges Reform May 1, 2013 Washington D.C. – Today, the American Immigration Council releases, It is Time for Congress to Take Action and Reform Our Nation’s Immigration Laws: A Plea from America’s Scholars, a sign-on letter joined by more […]
Milken conference panel: Immigration reform would boost economy
By Ricardo Lopez April 29, 2013, 5:50 p.m. Providing legal status to the country’s estimated 11 million illegal immigrants would boost the U.S. economy and eradicate underground economies in cities such as Los Angeles, a panel of researchers, elected officials and a business tycoon said Monday. At the annual Milken Global Conference, immigration reform was […]
Mark Zuckerberg group launches TV blitz
By ALEXANDER BURNS 4/23/13 3:15 PM EDT POLITICO The Mark Zuckerberg-backed organization pressing for immigration reform will launch its first wave of television ads Tuesday, in a move aimed at shoring up support for a large-scale immigration deal on the right, strategists for the group told POLITICO. FWD.us, the organization formed to push Silicon Valley’s priorities […]
Immigration and Fear
The New York Times April 20, 2013 By THE EDITORIAL BOARD Much of the country was still waking up to the mayhem and confusion outside Boston on Friday morning when Senator Charles Grassley decided to link the hunt for terrorist bombers to immigration reform. “How can individuals evade authorities and plan such attacks on our […]
The Dream is Now’—Steve Jobs’ widow launches new Dream Act push
The Dream is Now’—Steve Jobs’ widow launches new Dream Act push By Beth Fouhy | The Lookout – Tue, Jan 22, 2013 Cendy (screengrab from www.thedreamisnow.org) The teenage girl peers into the camera, ready to divulge a secret. “All my siblings are documented except me,” says the girl, identified onscreen as Cendy. “I know I have a lot of potential […]