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CA Rep. Jeff Denham becomes first Republican to co-sponsor Democratic immigration...

On Sunday, California Congressman Jeff Denham has become the first Republican to co-sponsor H.R. 15, the immigration bill that the Democrats introduced on October...

Senate Immigration Reform Panel Considers DREAMers, Boston and High Tech Visas

The Senate Judiciary Committee continued the markup process of the immigration reform bill Monday, considering among other things domestic violence victims, financial aid for...

Immigration Bill Bombarded by 300 Amendments: LGBT, Biometric Data, Tech…

Senators piled on more than 300 amendments to the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 Tuesday after a Senate Judiciary...

Immigration Presser: Gang of 8 Defend Immigration Bill

Today the Senate gang of eight publicly made the case for its immigration bill. Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY), John McCain (R-AZ), Dick Durbin (D-IL),...

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill: Border Security, Surveillance and High Costs

The immigration reform bill proposed by the Senate's "gang of 8" can be read here While the bottom line for many immigration reform advocacy organizations...

Immigration Bill Narrows Definition of Family, Invites “Good” Migrants for Entry

A portion of the Emma Lazarus poem, The New Colossus, engraved on a bronze plaque on the Statue of Liberty invites invites the tired,...

Senate Immigration Reform Bill Hinges on Border Security, Fees, Biometric Data

Details of the “Gang of 8”-negotiated immigration reform measure were released late Monday. The group planned a big press conference to discuss the details...

Almost 9 in 10 Undocumented Immigrants Indicate a Desire for Citizenship

Latino Decisions released a new poll of Latino undocumented immigrants today showing that an overwhelming number (87%) would apply for U.S. citizenship if immigration...

Marc Morial on Broadband, Urban League and AT&T Merger: ‘Every Issue...

During remarks at MMTC's Access to Capital Conference, Marc Morial proclaimed of civil rights organizations that "every issue that happens in this country is our business. If we are full partners in the American community, everything - foreign policy, tax policy, telecommunications - is our business because it effects the lives of our people."

Assigning New Priorities: Education vs. Incarceration

During America’s economic downturn, the financial challenges give us the opportunity to reform the criminal justice system and do some much-needed rehabilitation. And the logical option for initiating this reform? Education.