House Judiciary Chairman Goodlatte Says He’s “Open” to a Pathway to Citizenship

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Bob Goodlatte, who is also Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said on Wednesday that “open” to offering a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants, but did not outline how that aspect…

Looming Budget Sequestration Forces ICE to Release Immigration Detainees

Washington, D.C.- With just four days to go before the budget sequester goes into effect and federal agencies are forced to make drastic cuts to their budgets, Immigration and Customs Enforcement began releasing low-priority immigration detainees--…

Time is Not on Your Side with a Pathway to Citizenship

Los Angeles, CA- Numerous polls show that the majority of Americans agree that many of the undocumented immigrants living in the country deserve a pathway to citizenship. They have after all lived here for decades; they work alongside us, go…

Unauthorized Immigration Levels Fall in Texas

Austin, TX-A new study from the Center for Migration Studies, based in New York, shows that unauthorized immigration levels in Texas and other border states have reached the lowest levels seen in two decades. The results of this study come at…

Citizenship in Eight Years; Leaked Immigration Plan Sparks Outrage in Conservative Lawmakers

Washington, D.C. - After USA Today leaked a White House plan for immigration reform, Conservative lawmakers went on the defensive, with Sen. Marco Rubio stating the bill would be “dead on arrival”. Although the White House denies the leak,…

Cuban Immigration Enters Spotlight in Reform Talks

Miami, FL- The talks about immigration reform are putting Cuban immigration in the spotlight as some question the wisdom of the Cuban Adjustment Act of 1966 and mull if it’s necessary to change the law in light of a new Cuban travel policy. Last…

Administration Attempts to Steer Immigration Reform Discussion Toward Employment Verification

Washington, D.C. – In an appearance before the Senate Judiciary committee, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano, representing the Obama Administration tried to steer the immigration reform debate away from border security to interior enforcement. The…

Border Security Debate Could Be Large Hurdle in Immigration Reform

Phoenix, AZ- Last week, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano went the country’s southern border which she said was secure. But some Republican lawmakers disagree and the debate over the security may unravel or dramatically…

Business and Labor Build Coalition to Push Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C. - Labor and business owners, though mutually dependent, generally have a contentious relationship, but those barriers are dissolving and they are building a coalition over their desire to push for immigration reform. It was…

House Mulls Alternatives to “Extreme” Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C. - The immigration debate in the House has started and it appears that things will get heated before they can reach come to an agreement. House Republicans called the “pathway to citizenship” the president and Democrats are…

DHS Secretary Napolitano Dispatched to Border to Highlight Security

El Paso, TX- Now that President Obama has introduced his immigration reform proposals he has dispatched Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to the southern border to highlight security. The president’s immigration reform…