immigration reform 2013
U.S. House won't follow Senate lead on immigration bill: Boehner

Immigration Reform is Dead This Year, According to Speaker Boehner, But Sen. Schumer Still Has Hope

On Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner said that an immigration reform bill would not pass the House this year. However, Sen. Schumer is still hopeful that it could pass this year or early next year.
Immigration Reform

Immigration Reform 2013 News: Former GOP Governor Urges Republicans to Pass Reform, Asks 'What Would Reagan Do?'

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.
2013 Immigration Reform Protesters

Immigration Reform News 2013: AFL-CIO Pushes for Policy Overhaul With Ad Campaign Targeting GOP Reps [Video]

The AFL-CIO released a series of ads urging Latinos to contact GOP representatives to support comprehensive immigration reform.
2013 Immigration Reform Protesters

Immigration Reform 2013 News: Three Republicans Sign on to House Bill, Spark New Hope for 2013 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.
Immigration Activists Rally, Nancy Pelosi Talks Immigration Reform

As Immigration Reform Advocates Arrested in Orlando Protests, Nancy Pelosi Says Bill Can Pass House

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
Immigration Reform

Immigration Reform Economically Beneficial, New Study Finds

A new study by the Bipartisan Policy Center reveals that passing immigration reform could help boost the economy and reduce the deficit.
2013 Immigration Reform Protesters

Immigration Reform 2013 News: What Will Happen to Tens of Thousands Locked Away in Detention Centers?

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.
Obama Talks Immigration Reform In Weekly Address Post-Fiscal Crisis

President Obama Talks Immigration Reform Post-Government Shutdown; Rubio Blames Bill's Stalling on Obama [Video]

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.
Women and Immigration Reform

Undocumented Women Would Be Affected The Most If Immigration Reform Is Not Passed In The U.S.: Report

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.
President Obama

Immigration Reform 2013 News: Obama Uses Political Showdown in Congress to Push for Immigration Reform

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.
President Obama

Immigration Reform 2013 News: President Obama Looks to Push for Vote on Immigration Bill Post-Fiscal Crisis

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.
March for Immigrant Dignity and Respect

Immigration Reform 2013 News: 50,000 Rally on the National Day of Immigrant Dignity and Respect, Hundreds March Across Brooklyn Bridge in NY (Photos)

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.
Laura Vazquez

NCLR's Laura Vazquez 'Optimistic' House of Representatives Will Pass Immigration Reform Bill [Exclusive Video]

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.
Immigration Reform

Immigration Reform 2013 News: 8 Democratic Lawmakers Arrested at Rally in Washington; White House Commends Their Actions

In an attempt to pressure Republicans in congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform, eight Democratic lawmakers joined advocacy leaders and were arrested at an immigration rally on the National Mall in Washington on Tuesday .
Arizona State Attorney General Tom Horne

Immigration Reform 2013 News: Arizona Changes Voting Law to Require Proof of Citizenship to Vote

The state of Arizona could be cracking down on voters who can't prove they are citizens in future elections thanks to a new law planned by state officials.

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