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Zuckerberg Immigration Group Targets Steve King

Zuckerberg Immigration Group Targets Steve King

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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…

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Breaking Down The Numbers Of The #Immigration System Breaking Our Economy

Breaking Down The Numbers Of The #Immigration System Breaking Our Economy

Published April 16, 2014 Fox News Latino
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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…

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Massachusetts’ clever immigration reform workaround

Massachusetts’ clever immigration reform workaround

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. 140414094722-deval-patrick-620xa

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…

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Honored to join Tuesday’s @americasvoice press call: Who is the Obama Administration Really Deporting?

Honored to join Tuesday’s @americasvoice press call: Who is the Obama Administration Really Deporting?

From America’s Voice

For Immediate Release:                               Contact: Katy Green

April 7, 2014                                                               650-464-1545


**** PRESS CALL ****
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at noon EST

DIAL: 866-952-7532; Passcode: DEPORTATION

Advocates from Northern and Southern Borders Discuss Monday’s NYT Story on Deportations, Faces Behind DHS…

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DOJ should end ‘felonization’ of undocumented workers

DOJ should end ‘felonization’ of undocumented workers

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.…

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.@Americasvoice: @SenatorSessions Dishonors Cesar Chavez & Praises Anti-Immigrant Group’s “Research”

.@Americasvoice: @SenatorSessions Dishonors Cesar Chavez & Praises Anti-Immigrant Group’s “Research”

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…

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What else is new? @ImmPolCenter: Report from Center for Immigration Studies Misleads and Misinforms

What else is new? @ImmPolCenter: Report from Center for Immigration Studies Misleads and Misinforms

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…

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HT @AmericasVoice: Two NYT Stories Highlight On-the-Ground Anger & Disillusionment With Washington’s Immigration Failures

HT @AmericasVoice: Two NYT Stories Highlight On-the-Ground Anger & Disillusionment With Washington’s Immigration Failures

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…

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Give ‘em Francis, Barry!

Give ‘em Francis, Barry!

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…

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Shifting Pressure, Shifting Strategies – Whose Move Will Be Checkmate?

Shifting Pressure, Shifting Strategies – Whose Move Will Be Checkmate?

By Annaluisa Padilla, Member, Executive Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) 

Follow her on Twitter @APesq

Originally Posted on AILA Leadership Blog


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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…

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