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NY Delegation Could be Key for Immigration Reform Discharge Petition

NEW YORK – It’s a seldom-used tactic and a long shot, but supporters of comprehensive immigration reform say a discharge petition is the best weapon they have left – and the support of New York lawmakers could be key. It’s a big number: 218 House members have to sign on for the discharge petition to work.

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 18, 2014 , An analysis of Census Bureau and California statistics reveals that all of California’s population growth results from foreign immigration

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SALT LAKE CITY, A new report with U.S. Census and American Community Survey data showing how immigration helps revitalize communities across the United States through the creation or preservation of manufacturing jobs

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WASHINGTON, The Center for Immigration Studies has published a new backgrounder, “Motivation for Hiring Alien Workers? Hint: It’s Not a Labor Shortage”,analyzing the reasons behind the employer push for a massive increase in temporary foreign worker admissions.

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Hundreds of thousands of immigration detainees are placed in these holding cells each year.[9] At the beginning of this year, Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) attorneys began hearing jarring narratives from detainees who had experience horrible conditions in the holding cells.

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WASHINGTON, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) today releases its Comprehensive Immigration Reform Mythbuster, a unique infographic resource that arms advocates with the truth about reform’s social and economic benefits, while debunking the most widely propagated misinformation.

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Condemnation from across the political spectrum was directed at Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa on Wednesday for after his comments labeling many undocumented immigrants as drug traffickers.

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“I think you must also consider the parents of these young people,” said Barrett Duke, a vice president of the convention’sEthics and Religious Liberty Commission.

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We want to hear from you! Please participate in our Immigration Poll. – Does Illegal Immigration Pose a Terrorist Threat to the United States?

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WASHINGTON, — More than 100 executives from the technology sector and leading innovation advocacy organizations today called on the U.S. Senate to approve comprehensive immigration reform legislation (Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013/S. 744)

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