Originally posted on TIME:The pro-immigration reform group backed by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is launching an ad campaign against Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King, accusing him of “attacks on American soldiers and the military” for his staunchly anti-reform stance.
The broadcast and digital ad buy in Iowa features King’s comments from an interview with Breitbart Newssaying he would…
Published April 16, 2014 Fox News Latino
After the 2012 presidential election – the one where Mitt Romney’s call for “self-deportation” drove Latino voters away from the GOP by an historic margin – Republican leaders were falling all over themselves to embrace immigration reform. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), promised immigration reform would be a “priority” in 2013 and said…
Originally posted on Fortune Management & Career Blog:Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick unveiled a novel plan that aims to let foreign-born, U.S.-educated entrepreneurs stay in the country. How it works.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick holds a press briefing in Boston in January.
FORTUNE — In America’s battle to keep the foreign entrepreneurs it trains, Massachusetts Governor Deval…
From America’s Voice:
For Immediate Release: Contact: Katy Green
April 7, 2014 650-464-1545
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Advocates from Northern and Southern Borders Discuss Monday’s NYT Story on Deportations, Faces Behind DHS…
Originally posted on The Hill Congress Blog
By David Leopold
In April 2009, shortly after he assumed office, Attorney General Eric Holder addressed a group of newly minted Federal prosecutors. He directed them not to blindly seek criminal convictions but to carefully evaluate each case with an eye on doing justice.
“Your job as assistant U.S. attorneys is not to convict people” Holder said.…
From America’s Voice
For Immediate Release: Contact: Michael Earls
April 1, 2014 202-494-8555
Washington, DC – It was quite the busy Monday for the Senate’s leading anti-immigrant member, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL). By objecting to a Senate resolution…
From the American Immigration Council
For Immediate Release
New Report from Center for Immigration Studies on Deportation Data Misleads and Misinforms
March 31, 2014
Washington D.C. – Today the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) released a new report that makes a range of false claims about deportation data. Following is a statement from Benjamin Johnson, Executive Director of the American…
From America’s Voice
Washington, DC – Two New York Timesstories from this past weekend highlight the growing anger and disillusionment directed at both political parties, coming from core constituencies. The Republicans come in for special condemnation from agricultural producers for blocking immigration reform legislation. Meanwhile, President Obama’s record deportations are causing…
Originally posted on TIME:On the issue of immigration reform, President Obama has much more than a mere friend in Pope Francis. In fact, if the White House allowed for it, he could have a de-facto spokesperson on immigration reform in the Holy Father.
Much like he used the pope’s words to successfully frame the income inequality debate last December, President Obama should again go back to…
By Annaluisa Padilla, Member, Executive Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
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Originally Posted on AILA Leadership Blog
Chess is a two-player strategy game. Each player begins with 16 pieces: A king, a queen, two rooks, two knights, two bishops, and eight pawns. Pieces are used to attack and capture, with the objective to ‘checkmate’ the…