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Immigration Policy and Women’s Health

In honor of Women’s History Month, we will highlight the impact of state and national policies on immigrant women’s health. Immigrant women are often left out of conversations on a path to citizenship, deportation, and labor. When immigrant women are considered, it is often through negative stereotypes – from the portrayal of immigrant women a threat to national security because of “anchor babies” to raising the fear of immigrant women as taking advantage of social safety net programs. Read more >

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House Immigration Bill Is Said to Offer 3 Paths

WASHINGTON — In the shadow of a bipartisan Senate group preparing to roll out broad  Read more >

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5 Things You Need to Know About the Immigration Agreement

It was announced over the weekend the bipartisan Senate "Gang of Eight" came to an agreement in principle Read more >

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Immigration talks back on track, union says

Talks on a new visa program for low-skilled workers are “back on the right track” after a dispute over wages stalled progress on a Senate immigration reform bill, the lead union negotiator said Wednesday.

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Most Californians favor citizenship path for [sic] illegal immigrants

Only 19% of California voters said [sic] illegal immigrants should be required to leave. More than half see immigrants as a positive economic force in the state.

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'Gang of 8' Soldiers On After Budget Split

The Senate’s bipartisan immigration group insists that its deliberations were unaffected by a weekend vote that saw the eight senators working to produce a bill by early April split along party lines.

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Obama Will Seek Citizenship Path in One Fast Push

WASHINGTON — President Obama plans to push Congress to move quickly in the coming months on an ambitious overhaul of the immigration system that would include a path to citizenship for most of the 11 million illegal immigran Read more >

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Immigration Change to Ease Family Separations

Obama administration officials unveiled rules on Wednesday that will allow many American citizens — perhaps hundreds of thousands — to avoid long separations from immediate family members who are illegal immigrants as they apply to become legal residents. Read more >

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Remember - support immigrant justice in 2013!

 

As we close out 2012, we ask that you join NNIRR in making 2013 a banner year for immigrant justice -- a year in which the rights of immigrants grow and are validated in fair, genuine, humane immigration reforms. 

Immigration Reform Effort To Begin In Senate Post-Inauguration

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats are planning to quickly revisit immigration reform after President Barack Obama's inauguration, according to several Democratic sources. Read more >

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