Activists Have A Plan B if Immigration Reform Fails

Miami, FL- Given the slow pace of immigration reform and the extreme pushback from Republicans in the House activists have a “Plan B” should the legislation ultimately fail. It’s an option that won’t please the President’s opponents…

Federal Immigration Officials Reject King County Proposal

King County, WA- While some local law enforcement agencies have vowed to detain as many undocumented immigrants as they can, such as a Tennessee sheriff who said he would stack them up like “cordwood” in his detention centers, officials…

Sen. McCain Optimistic House Will Approve a Pathway to Citizenship

Mesa, AZ- Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake, who were instrumental in crafting the Senate’s immigration reform bill, said at a Town Hall meeting Tuesday they were optimistic the House will approve reform that includes a pathway to citizenship. In…

DHS Secretary Napolitano Hits Congress on Immigration Reform in Exit Speech

Washington, D.C.- DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano has been praised and reviled, but she wasn’t going to let her critics have the last word as she leaves her post. In her exit speech, which sometimes took a defensive tone she praised her department…

New Immigration Directive Helps Immigrant Families Stay Together

Washington, D.C.- Last Friday, President Obama issued a new immigration directive intended on keeping families together  by giving Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents more discretion when  arresting and detaining immigrants who have…

Deportation Protests Escalate, Four More Arrested in Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ- Deportation protests this summer have escalated, putting the White House in a tough position and  will force the President to choose between pleasing immigration advocates or Republicans, who criticize his administration for not…

Tennessee Sheriff Vows to Stack Illegal Immigrants Up like “Cordwood”

Knox County, TN- The Sheriff of Knox County in Tennessee is drawing a hard line with illegal immigrants in his district vowing to stack them up in detention centers like “cordwood,” after being denied entry into a controversial program that…

Study Indicates Immigration Reform Would Add Thousands of Jobs

Washington, D.C.-With immigration reform at a standstill, a new study shows that each Congressional district in the country would see an increase of 14,000 jobs over the next decade if the Senate’s reform bill is passed. The study conducted…

Eleven Year old Girl Told By GOP Rep that her Father Should Be Deported

Murfreesboro, TN- The rhetoric surrounding the issue of illegal immigration can be harsh something  an eleven year old girl learned personally at a Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Town Hall when she got a candid and somewhat callous answer to her…

Feds Make Large-scale Immigration Bust in Phoenix Area

Phoenix, AZ- Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents rounded up and questioned over 200 people this past weekend for immigration violations after raiding a chain of car washes in the Phoenix area. On Saturday, immigration enforcement agents…

Bipartisan Group Introduces Immigration Plan

New York, NY- A bipartisan group of prominent politicians have introduced their plan to overhaul the country’s broken immigration system. The group also praised the Senate’s immigration bill and said the House is making good progress on…

Sen. Rubio Re-enters Immigration Debate, Warns Republicans That President Will Take Action if They Don’t

Tallahassee, FL-Immigration reform may be at a standstill in Washington as lawmakers have returned to their districts for the next few weeks. The debate over reform, however, is still active with Sen. Marco Rubio warning his fellow Conservatives…

An Influx of Immigrants Gain Entry by Claiming Asylum

San Diego, CA- A recent report making its round in Conservative news circles claim that hundreds of immigrants are inundating the borders asking for asylum. Additionally, there is such an influx of asylum seekers that some are being put up in…

Debate over Border Fencing Ramps Up in Immigration Reform Talks

Los Ebanos, TX- Throughout the immigration reform debate, Democratic and Republican lawmakers have repeatedly emphasized the importance of enhancing border security. One of the several proposals that would make the border more secure includes…

Sen. Charles Schumer Approves of Piecemeal Approach to Immigration Reform

New York, NY- Senator Charles Schumer, who was instrumental in crafting the Senate’s comprehensive immigration bill, said in an appearance on CNN's New Day that he is open to a piecemeal approach to reform and that he is confident that America’s…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Goes Public with Support for Immigration Reform

San Francisco, CA- Facebook CEO has been quietly working behind the scenes to push for immigration reform for several months, but hasn’t spoken publicly about his support until now. And now he is joining the chorus of activists who are turning…