Immigration Policy


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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Mitt Romney: Deferred Action Immigration Plan Would Remain Under My Administration

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The Supreme Court just made our ugly, messed up immigration law even uglier

The holding of Morales-Santana is that a federal citizenship law that gives preferential treatment to the children of unwed U.S. Read more >

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US: Act on Immigration Reform in 2015

President Barack Obama’s 2014 executive action on immigration protects millions of families in the US but leaves major rights concerns unaddressed, Human Rights Watch sa Read more >

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Canada’s immigration policy: No country for old men

In 1967 Canada invented a way to remove discrimination and prejudice from the process of choosing which immigrants to let in. The points system ignored an applicant’s race and country of origin (until then it helped to be white). Instead, it rewarded education, fluency in English or French and work experience. Read more >

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Finally, a News Anchor Challenged the President Over Deportations

A few editorial pages do it, immigrant-rights and Latino advocates certainly do it, but mainstream news outlets, not so much. That is, forcefully challenge President Obama on immigration – on the disconnect between his oratory about hopes and dreams and his actual deportation record; and on the dissonance behind his recently announced plan to use executive action to defer deportations for millions. Read more >

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