Tag: Comprehensive Immigration Reform

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News Analysis: Are Immigrant-Aid Organizations Ready for Reform?

There’s a big job waiting for community based organizations after Congress acts to legalize undocumented immigrants. Columnist Erwin de Leon says they better be ready.

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Commentary: Gay, Married and Waiting (Uncomfortably) for Immigration Reform

Erwin de Leon reflects on why immigration reform is so important to him personally.

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Commentary: With Fiscal Cliff Averted, Is Congress Ready to Tackle Immigration Reform?

With so many competing priorities, Erwin de Leon asks if Congress will get to immigration reform any time soon.

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Commentary: A Christmas Present for Victor

A private bill allowing Victor Chukwueke to stay in the United States and study medicine is cause for celebration says Erwin de Leon, but Victor is just one of millions.

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Commentary: Will the “New” Consensus on Immigration Work with the Old?

A group of conservative faith, law enforcement, and business leaders call for bipartisan immigration reform. Erwin de Leon says this could be the start of something new.

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Obama’s Speech on Immigration Intended for Many Audiences

The President addressed both supporters and opponents of comprehensive immigration reform (CIR), as well as business owners and immigrants. In his speech, Mr. Obama asserted that CIR is a bipartisan issue.

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Should Immigration Activists Go All In, Or Bet On A Smaller Prize?

The immigration reform movement is at a fork in the road: fight for the DREAM Act as a standalone bill or continue the battle for comprehensive legislation.