Articles

LATEST NEWS

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.

5:00 AM PDT, March 24, 2013 Read more >

Posted in

'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.

  Read more >

Posted in

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 >

Posted in

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 >

Posted in

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 >

Posted in

Pollster: Romney's weak Hispanic numbers could cost him election

  Mitt Romney hasn't improved his standing with Hispanic voters — and that could cost him as many as four key states if Hispanic turnout is high, according to a leading Latino pollster.

President Obama leads Romney by 72 to 22 percent with Hispanic registered voters, according to the latest tracking p Read more >

Obama predicts deals on debt, immigration reform in second term

President Obama in a previously off-the-record interview with an Iowa newspaper said he believes a "grand bargain" on the deficit can be reached six months into his second term and that immigration reform can also be approved in 2013.

The Obama administration reversed course Wednesday and allowed the Des Moines Register to release an interview with the president that had previously been off the record. Obama gave the interview as he pursued the influential swing-state paper's endorsement. 

  Read more >

Latino Voter Registration 'In High Gear' for Nov. 6 Election

Latino Voter Registration ‘In High Gear’ for Nov. 6 Election WASHINGTON, D.C.--A consortium of Latino organizations already has registered a quarter-million new Hispanic voters for this election cycle. Read more >