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Obama Ends Immigration Policy That Helps Cubans

The”wet foot, dry foot” policy allows Cubans that reach US soil to adjust status to permanent residency, and returns Cubans caught at sea to Cuba. The change is effective immediately as reported by yahoo!. Although this policy has helped many Cubans, citizens of others countries have decried this special treatment because their challenge is much […]

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Obama Will Push Immigration Reform

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  President Obama said on Tuesday that the immigration reform will be top priority once the physical crisis has been resolved. In an Interview with the Spanish network Univision, Obama said the once the physical crisis is done, he will push to call a vote on immigration reform. “Once that’s done, you know, the day […]

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Presidents of Utah Universities Push on Immigration Reform

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Seven Presidents from Utah Universities are urging the House to compromise on immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship. University of Utah President David Pershing, along with other educational leaders sent a joint letter to the states’ four House leaders on Thursday asking them to find a solution to our broken immigration system. “Utah […]

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Immigrants from Mexico Allowed in to the US By Using “Key Words” at the Border

    Reportedly immigrants from Mexico have been able to get permission to enter the US because they have been taught to use key phrases that convince Border Patrol agents that the immigrants should be treated as refugees and granted admission in to the United States. Border Patrol agents say about 200 people came through the […]

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Legalization Comes First – “It is not conditional”

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In an interview Sunday with the Spanish Network Univision, Sen. Marco Rubio made his strongest statement yet that legalization of the nations estimates 11 million illegal immigrants must happen before any new border security or internal enforcement measures are in place, and will in no way be conditional in any security requirements. “Let’s be clear,” […]

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Immigration Reform Near Collapse

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After months and months on waiting for congressmen to agree on a comprehensive immigration reform things are looking worse than ever. Meetings in the House of Representatives on a comprehensive immigration reform have failed, and congressmen will meet today for the last time without reaching an agreement on a House Bill. According to two sources […]

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer wanted to opt out of the Medicaid expansion – until she realized it could give better medical care to Immigrants!

  Arizona continues its war on immigrants by entangling Medicaid with its immigration fight. Officials from Arizona realized and explained in a set of memos that “If Arizona does not expand[MediCaid], for poor Arizonans below (the federal poverty line), only legal immigrants, but not citizens, would be eligible for subsidies,”. Is the Governor this mean to immigrants […]

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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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