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Lawsuit Against DACA Dismissed!

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A US district court in Texas today dismissed Kris Kobach’s lawsuit against the deferred action (DACA) program which has for almost a year now granted DREAMers temporary relief from deportation. This is great news for DREAMers. This program has offered great opportunities to many young undocumented immigrants. It would have been a shame to take that away […]

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Immigration Bill Passes the US Senate! SÍ SE PUEDE!

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We have no idea what will really happen in the House of Representatives, but the Senate has finally passed an immigration bill. This is a historic day, but I am very concerned. The Senate is the more liberal and pro-immigration than the House. Yet the billed passed today in the Senate is not very progressive […]

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DACA DREAMers sue Michigan for refusing them driver’s licenses.

DREAMers with approved DACA applications in Michigan have been denied access to driving privileges – just like in Arizona and Nebraska.  Now DREAMers are responding by suing Michigan for the right to have a drivers license. We have a massive disconnect with logic here. Young people granted DACA protection are obviously following the rules and […]

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The posturing continues, but how close are we to an agreement?

Marco Rubio continues his fight to steer Republicans towards a softer stance on immigration – he does want to be President. http://nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/07/15755551-in-lame-duck-session-positioning-begins-for-immigration-debate-in-2013?lite

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Former President Bush declares, “Not only do immigrants help build our economy, they invigorate our soul.”

Former President W. Bush has called upon lawmakers, especially Republicans, to move beyond the rhetoric of division and embrace immigration reform. Bush did push for immigration reform before he left office, but was blocked right-wing forces in his own party. That same right-wing of the Republican party pushed Mitt Romney to the Republican party nomination […]

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