Young Undocumented Immigration Activists Plan Border Crossing to Push for Reform

Laredo, TX- Thirty young immigrants dressed in caps and gowns reminiscent of an American graduate have drastic plan to emphasize the need for immigration reform. These immigrants plan to approach the Texas border with Mexico in Nuevo Laredo…

Poll Shows Politicians Who Block Immigration Reform Could Lose Latino Votes

Washington, D.C. - After months of significant momentum, immigration reform has slowed to a glacial pace and seems to be stalled indefinitely, in spite of lawmakers' promises. But to Latinos and other immigrant communities, immigration reform…

Immigration Detention Boon to Private Prisons

Washington, D.C. - There is no question that our immigration system is highly dysfunctional and in dire need of reform. That dysfunction is very apparent in the immigration detention system, which often ensnares immigrants and requires they…

California Leads in Immigration Reform

Sacramento, CA-Immigration reform for the nation is barely alive and still facing numerous hurdles, but there is one state that is taking reform seriously, California. The state which boasts the highest immigrant population has three progressive…

Lawmakers Take Steps to Keep Immigration Reform Alive

Miami, FL- The House has pretty much stalled on immigration reform and last week presented yet another setback as their bi-partisan group working on a comprehensive bill fell apart. There is the fear that no traction will be made with reform…

Illegal Immigration Edges Up According to New Study

Washington, D.C. - Illegal immigration had been steadily declining since its peak in 2006, but a new study by the Pew Research Center suggests that the numbers are edging up, bucking last year’s trend when migration from Mexico reached net…

House Republicans Abandon Immigration Reform Group

Washington, D.C. - The Republican-controlled House has faced another set-back in their efforts to craft an immigration reform bill as two more Republicans have abandoned the group trampling any hopes that the House will present a bill in October. The…

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Expands Driver’s License Ban to Include Deferred Action

Tucson, AZ- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer can’t help but continue to make life impossible for immigrants even if are actually considered to be in the country legally. She was expanded a ban which forbids undocumented immigrants from obtaining a…

White House Rules Out Executive Action if Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C. - As Congress is set to resume talks over immigration reform, seven undocumented immigrants chained themselves to the front gate of the White House Wednesday to protest mass deportations of immigrants. The protestors also want…

Immigrants Need Protection from Fraud With Reform on the Horizon

Sacramento, CA- Immigration reform may appear to be making little traction, but undocumented immigrants are confident reform will come to pass and they are already contacting attorneys, notarios and filing the necessary paperwork in hopes to…

Close to Half A Million DREAMERs Avoid Deportation

Washington, D.C.- Since last August, when the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)took effect, close to half a million Dreamers have been able to avoid deportation and gain legal status that allows them to legally work or attend school…

Capitol Police Arrest Over 100 Women at Immigration Arrests

Washington, D.C. -Hundreds of women wearing red T-shirts demanding “Fair Immigration Reform” descended on Independence Ave and blocked the roadway in attempt to get the attention of House members. Capitol police arrested over a 100 women,…

States Fill Gap in Immigration Reform Legislation

Washington, D.C.-ration reform in Congress has been moving at a snail’s pace, with lawmakers—mostly Conservative—delaying true action while appearing to be concerned that reform is a necessity. Where lawmakers in Washington have been lacking,…

GOP Rep. Says Immigration Reform Votes as Early as October

Washington, D.C.-The national political conversation is centered on the possible war with Syria and the federal budget, but one GOP representative says the House could vote on immigration reform as early as next month. Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-…

Outgoing DHS Secretary Napolitano Says Border Security An Excuse In Reform Debate

Washington, D.C. – Outgoing DHS secretary Janet Napolitano says the borders are secure and that lawmakers in Washington are using it as an excuse to delay or kill immigration reform. Now, that Congress is dealing with the crisis in Syria and…

San Francisco Leaders Could Make it Illegal to Detain Undocumented Immigrants

San Francisco, CA- Leaders in the Bay Area are thinking about passing a controversial law that would undermine the fed’s authority to enforce immigration laws. An ordinance proposed by county supervisor, John Avalos, would actually make it…