Posts Tagged as ‘comprehensive immigration reform’

culture shockers: It shouldn’t take a tragedy to bring people out of the shadows

From our Restore Fairness blog: In the early hours of March 12, a bus ferrying passengers from the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut met with a horrific accident on the I-95 expressway in the Bronx, en route to Chinatown in Manhattan. The crash killed 15 of the passengers onboard, and the driver was later accused of being [...]

March 24, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: forward DREAM NOW LETTERS: YAHAIRA CARRILLO

Original post on Citizen Orange by KYLE DE BEAUSSET, Guest Blogger The “DREAM Now Series: Letters to Barack Obama” is a social media campaign that launched Monday, July 19, to underscore the urgent need to pass the DREAM Act. The Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act, S. 729, would help tens of [...]

July 21, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

because we found it: Domestic violence survivors first to be affected by Arizona law

(From our Restore Fairness blog.) The starting day for Arizona’s controversial new anti-immigrant law SB1070 is fast approaching. July 29th is around the corner and the country waits with bated breath as the Obama administration argues for an injunction to stop the law from being implemented. A Reuters article discusses the four scenarios that could occur. [...]

July 21, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Obama’s bittersweet immigration speech

We want to commend President Obama for taking an enormous step to talk about the immigration debate as openly and honestly as he felt he could. He shared what many of us who work tirelessly on the issue have known for some time – “this is a nation of immigrants.” He talked about how immigration [...]

July 1, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

because we found it: First Lady Michelle Obama answers a child’s question on immigration

First Lady Michelle Obama is confronted by a second grader about the likelihood of her mother’s deportation because of the United States’ unfair immigration laws.

May 20, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: @ImmPolitic – Women make up more than 1/2 of immigrant population, so keep them in the conversation

Check out this tweet: ImmPolitic: Women are now 51% of immigrant population-let’s make sure we include immigrant #women in nal. dialogue on #immigration http://bit.ly/vxZad

July 15, 2009 by katherine | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

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