immigrationreform

Law suits for DACA continue

Watch Video The future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program got murkier Tuesday when the Texas attorney general made good on a threat to challenge it in court. The lawsuit throws a wrench in an already-complicated legal morass for the DACA program, which protects young undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children and…

via Texas, 6 Other States Sue to End Program That Protects Individuals Illegally Brought to U.S. as Children — KTLA

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How Immigration Reform Could Expand Incarceration of Immigrants – COLORLINES

The House made its first formal foray into immigration reform yesterday at a lengthy Judiciary Committee hearing in which Republicans struck a familiar chord. Despite record-setting deportation levels in recent years, Republican members of the committee were in broad agreement that they want even more enforcement before they could sign onto the comprehensive reform ideas laid out by Senate negotiators and President Obama.

via How Immigration Reform Could Expand Incarceration of Immigrants – COLORLINES.

Wanna Get Involved in the Coming Immigration Reform Fight? Here’s How

With Obama’s proposals only a hazy shade more inclusive than the Senate’s plan, and with the inevitable back room dealing and negotiating already underway, is there any room for everyday people who aren’t lobbyists and professional activists to insert themselves?

via Wanna Get Involved in the Coming Immigration Reform Fight? Here’s How.