More Skilled Workers for New Jersey if Immigration Reform Goes Forward

Newark, NJ- A majority of highly-skilled immigrants call New Jersey home and if immigration bills being debated in the senate are enacted the state could see an influx of these skilled immigrants. While most legislators focus on the pathway…

Conservative House Members to Present Their Own Immigration Reforms

Washington, D.C. - In an attempt to weigh into the immigration reform debate, House members in Congress have announced they will introduce a set of piecemeal laws to overhaul the country’s immigration system, but they aren’t in hurry and…

DHS SecretaryJanet Napolitano Defends Immigration Bill and Asylum Screening

Washington, D.C. - Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was on Capitol Hill Tuesday to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the immigration reform bill and how it could help prevent tragic events like the…

In the Wake of Boston Bombings, Conservative Lawmakers Urge Delay in Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C. - Monday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration reform, got heated after lawmakers exchanged words accusing one another of seizing on national tragedies, namely the Boston bombings, for political gain. Committee…

Boston Bombing Suspects Takes Center Stage in Immigration Reform Hearings

Washington, D.C. - Boston police and federal agencies moved quickly this week to identify the suspects responsible for bombing the Boston Marathon. As of Thursday, two suspects had been identified, and today discussions of their immigration…

Who Bombed the Boston Marathon? Immigration Politics and Student Visas

Boston, MA- The entire country was shocked Monday when two explosions rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring over a 150 people. A shocked nation was eager to know when, why, and who and the news was quick find…

Gang of Eight Signs Immigration Reform Bill

Washington, D.C. - The bipartisan group of Senators were set to publicly unveil the immigration reform bill they have been working on for months, but out of respect for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing,  the press conference was…

Pathway to Citizenship Will Be Difficult and Costly Sen. Marco Rubio Says

Washington, D.C. - Florida Senator Marco Rubio spent Sunday making the rounds of the various news shows to emphasize that the pathway to citizenship included in a comprehensive reform package will be difficult and costly. Although we don’t…

Senate Set to Reveal Immigration Bill This Week As Activists Descend on Washington

Washington, D.C. - As thousands of immigration activists descend on Washington D.C. to push for a pathway to citizenship, Senate sources revealed that an immigration reform bill may be introduced as early as Thursday. Sen. John McCain, a member…

Is Immigration Reform Facing Too Many Hurdles to Pass?

Miami, FL- For months, the group of Senators working on an immigration reform package has been promising to introduce a bill this week, which has been delayed until next week, but the final bill could hit a number of snags and reform may once…

Immigration Regulation Costs Billions New Study Shows

New York, NY-There can be no doubt that our immigration system in dire need of an overhaul. It’s a cumbersome system requiring seemingly endless amounts of paperwork and according to the new study regulation of the country’s immigration…

Caesar Chavez Google Doodle Sparks Controversy

Los Angeles, CA- Go-to search engine, Google ignited a controversy Sunday when they chose to fore go the obvious, Easter-themed doodle and instead honored United Farm Workers founder Caesar Chavez with his own doodle. Whether or not Google…

It’s A Deal; Business and Labor Agree On immigration Reform

Washington, D.C. - One of the biggest challenges to immigration reform have been conquered as sources Sunday  revealed that business and labor leaders have reached an agreement on visa reform, paving the way for lawmakers to introduce an immigration…