Filmakers Michael Camerini and Shari Robertson will premier nine documentaries that trace the last decade of immigration reform efforts.
Media serving immigrant communities insist ‘There is no room for failure.’
Undocumented youth activists stepped up their game in 2011, organizing civil disobedience actions, online video campaigns, and support for state-level DREAM Acts that would aid in tuition-relief.
A trend is emerging: states pass controversial immigration measures, then brakes are applied in the federal court system.
Comprehensive immigration reform didn’t happen in 2010. The DREAM Act failed to get enough Senate votes in December, setting the tone for a challenging year ahead. Yet the Senate managed to provide a victory for gay rights. “Don’t Ask Don’t…
A proposal in Congress requiring ID to buy prepaid cellphones may disproportionately affect immigrant communities.
The Senate Majority Leader reaffirmed his commitment to immigration reform, telling 6,000 in Las Vegas, “we’re going to pass immigration reform, just as we passed health care reform.”
Listen to an audio interview as New America Media’s Sandip Roy speaks with Frank Sharry, executive director of pro-immigration reform group America’s Voice.
On Spanish-language TV, Sen. Lindsey Graham seemed to backtrack on his warnings that immigration reform would die if Democrats forced the health care overhaul through Congress.
Hours before Sens. Schumer and Graham presented their blueprint for immigration reform, Texas Sen. Jon Cornyn said he is committed to finding “common ground” on the issue.