Americans United over Citizenship for Immigrants, Split Over Deportations

Louisville, KY- Immigration reform is an issue close to the hearts of many Americans, immigrants and lawmakers. With yet another poll showing the majority of American citizens are ready for an overhaul of the immigration system that includes…

Business Group Continues to Pressure Republicans to Act on Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C.-The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is not giving up on immigration reform and is continuing to pressure Republicans to take action and pass reform legislation. The typically Conservative- leaning organization posted a blog on their…

Georgia Legislation Bans DREAMERS from Obtaining Driver’s Licenses

Atlanta, GA- Despite their large immigration population, lawmakers in Georgia are hoping to expand Senate Bill 404 and deny driver’s licenses to a broader group of Following in the heels of Arizona again—Georgia and other states crafted…

Government Shutdown Backlogged 30K Immigration Cases

Washington D.C. - Immigration courts in the U.S. are already pretty bogged down with but the recent government shutdown, which made Tea Party darlings like Sen. Ted Cruz very proud of themselves, made the immigration backlog even worse. According…

Dems Urge President to Expand Prosecutorial Discretion for Undocumented Immigrants

Washington, D.C. - President Obama wants immigration reform, so do Democratic lawmakers, immigrants and even some Conservative lawmakers. But it has effectively been taken off the table for 2014, and now notable Democrats are encouraging the…

Americans’ Immigration Priorities Changing According to Poll

Louisville, KY- Another national poll indicates that Americans’ immigration priorities have shifted over the past decade and the majority sees border security on equal footing with dealing the large number of undocumented immigrants in the…

White House Immigration Protest Yields Dozens of Arrests

Washington, D.C. - Republicans refuse to pass immigration reform this year, but activists aren’t giving up the fight and showed they are willing to go to jail to get what they want. Police arrested over two dozen immigration activists and…

Sen. John McCain Won’t “Give Up” on Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C. - Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain is continuing to push his peers to pass immigration reform, stating that if they don’t, it will be very bad for the party because of the country’s shifting demographics. In a Sunday…

Immigrants Are Getting Better at Avoiding Deportation, According to New Report

New York, NY- More and more judges in immigration courts are siding with immigrants in deportation cases a new analysis of federal data shows. The Transactional Records Clearinghouse at Syracuse University (TRAC), which collects and studies…

Activists Warns GOP There Will Be Consequences for Killing Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C.- There are millions of legal and undocumented immigrants in the U.S.  And for well over a decade they have, along with lawmakers have insisted the dysfunctional immigration system must be overhauled.  All hope for reform in…

Residents in Small Nebraska City Vote to Keep Strict Law Aimed at Illegal Immigrants

Fremont, NE-Residents of Fremont, a small Nebraska town just outside Omaha, voted Tuesday to uphold a 2010 law aimed at curtailing illegal immigration in the their community. Almost 60 percent of voters approved of the law which will make it…

Farm Bureau Says Enforcement-Only Immigration Reform Will Drive up Food Prices

Washington, D.C.- If you are already complaining about food prices when you check out at your favorite grocery store, then you could be in for some sticker shock if immigration reform takes an enforcement only strategy and there are no changes…

Senator Schumer Suggest Lawmakers Pass Immigration Reform and Delay Enactment Until 2017

Washington, D.C. - Senator Charles Schumer (D.-NY) is a very vocal advocate for immigration reform, but last week Republicans threw cold water on any legislation stating they don’t trust President Obama to enforce the laws. But Senator Schumer…

Pathway to Citizenship More Important than Border Security According to New Poll

Newark, NJ- Immigration reform is on, then it’s off, then it’s on again and off again. All this back and forth between lawmakers is enough to make a person’s head spin. Lawmakers are so divided in the issue that it appears as though they…

House and Senate Republicans Say No to Immigration Reform in 2014

Washington D.C. - Republicans in the House, believing they can take the Senate in 2014, said they won’t tackle immigration reform until next year after the midterm elections despite the President’s vow to get reform done this year. House…

Legal Status vs. Citizenship; How Both Immigration Statuses Differ

Louisville, KY-As a nation we have been talking about immigration reform or a few years now and though there has been little progress made, there is some movement in the right direction. The main sticking point in the fight to pass immigration…