This morning, President Obama announced an immigration overhaul. Below are links from the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and the Los Angeles Times: Obama is committed to Immigration Overhaul Obama outlines Immigration Overhaul Obama is vague on immigration reform timeline
We invite you to read and reflect on a recent New York Times article, Mentally Ill and in Immigration Limbo.
Yesterday a survey of Latino “Evangélicos” was formally published. It demonstrated that the majority of Latino “Evangélicos” will be voting for Barak Obama, particularly because of the immigration issue. I invite you to read the full results. http://blogs.impre.com/diarioelectoral/files/2008/10/latino-protestant-poll-report-embargoed-until-10-16-08-at-1-00-pm-edt.pdf
The immigration raids are in the news, but we are also facing other aspects of the broken immigration system. We regularly hear of people who have their paperwork in order, but who have their immigration cases are denied. This week we learned of a family whose case was denied by a judge who later admitted […]
The Democratic and Republican conventions are over. This is an important time to evaluate the state of a just and comprehensive immigration reform in light of the platforms of each of the parties. (You can find the official platforms at: Democratic: http://www.workinglife.org/storage/users/4/4/images/111/2008%20democratic%20platform%20080808.pdf and Republican: http://www.gopplatform2008.com/2008Platform.pdf). The platforms of each were clear. The Republicans stated […]
According to reports that have come out of the Republican Convention, the official stance of the Republican Party is against a just and comprehensive immigration reform. (See http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/politics/local/stories/090308dnpolimmig.3f4c516d.html). It is not clear what John McCain would do if elected president, but the Party has taken the position of the anti-immigrant wing. We invite you to […]