As America's demography continues to become more diverse, studies show that the country on a whole has become more tolerant of immigration and the economic and cultural enrichment that immigrants contribute. However, there's one demographic group in particular that is lagging behind when it comes to the acceptance of immigration: older white Americans.
Frank Keating, the head of the American Bankers Assn. and a former Republican governor, is calling on his party to pass comprehensive immigration reform and lend their support to the bipartisan Senate immigration bill. According to him, it's what GOP party hero Ronald Reagan would do.
As lobbying for immigration reform intensified this week, three House Republicans signed onto the House Democrats' immigration reform bill.
A new trickle of hope that immigration reform may pass this year has been sparked by three House Republicans who have signed on to the House comprehensive immigration reform bill presented by Democrats earlier this month.
Hundreds gather in downtown Orlando calling for House Republicans to pass immigration reform. Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says there are enough votes to pass immigration bill in House today
Republican groups have stepped up their efforts in lobbying House GOP members to pass an immigration reform bill.
Last week, President Obama made another push for congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform. However, as Obama and advocates strive for reform, there's one issue that remains under the rader which is the fact that thousands of undocumented immigrants will continue to be thrust into the detention system regardless of whether reform takes place this year or not.
President Obama called on the House of Representative to pass immigration reform this year, calling it the 'smart thing to do.'
With the debt ceiling crisis now averted, at least for the moment, President Obama took the opportunity to urge Congress to pass immigration reform into law.
The last few weeks of partisan politics and the 16-day government shutdown may surprisingly give leeway for immigration reform to reemerge as an issue in the national discourse.
While the approval of immigration reform legislation is being debated in the U.S. House of Representatives, public discussions on the necessity of immigration legislation are reaching higher levels of attention.
Even with the nation still gripped in a fiscal crisis with Congress still arguing over the debt ceiling, President Obama told the nation Tuesday that he would push for a vote on immigration reform.
Congressman Luis Gutierrez spoke to Latinos Post about the future of immigration reform and how it's been affected by the government shutdown.
Around 50,000 frustrated activists and supporters from around the country hit the streets earlier this month to take part in the "National Day of Immigrant Dignity and Respect," calling for reform and a pathway to citizenship for the undocumented.
In an exclusive interview with Latinos Post, National Council of La Raza (NCLR)’s senior immigration legislation analyst Laura Vazquez discussed the future of immigration reform.