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Mary Giovagnoli is the Director of the Immigration Policy Center.
Could Immigrant Integration Spur Economic Growth?
Posted on: Sep 24, 2011, Source: Immigration Impact
Many people eligible for naturalization do not do so, but developing better integration programs may improve naturalization efforts and lead to economic growth.
Immigrant Community Needs White House Muscle to Move Immigration, Politics and All
Posted on: May 20, 2011, Source: Immigration Impact
For the millions directly affected by the broken system -- those whose children risk deportation after graduating high school, for instance -- there must be more than speeches.
How Will the GOP Play its Cards on Immigration?
Posted on: Nov 9, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
Will the House majority take a hardline to score points with the Tea Partiers or will they realize that immigration is one of the truly bipartisan issues out there.
Menendez Calls for 2010 Immigration Reform in Lame Duck Session
Posted on: Oct 5, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
Sen. Menendez urged advocates and the media to focus on the merits of the bill, rather than the timing.
On Immigration, GOP Promises More of the Same
Posted on: Sep 27, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
The GOP unveiled their “Pledge to America,” which promises, among other things, more of the same deportation-driven strategies that have failed in the past.
GOP Senators' Bizarre Letter to Obama Sparks Right-Wing Conspiracy Theory About a Back-Door Immigration "Amnesty" to Come
Posted on: Jun 28, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
Anti-immigrant hardliners are stirring the pot with a dishonest claim that the president intends to grant “amnesty” to 12 to 18 million undocumented immigrants.
Comprehensive Immigration Reform Is More Than a Piece of Legislation
Posted on: Jun 22, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
Fixing our broken system is a goal—one which requires long-term commitment and a belief in the fundamental goodness of Americans
Immigration Revelations Just The Tip Of The ICEberg
Posted on: Apr 3, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
Lack of oversight and transparency, and hiding behind “law enforcement sensitive” designations, are all emblematic of the agency that is in the business of deporting people.
Why Serious Immigration Reform Is Inevitable
Posted on: Dec 15, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact
Hot-button issues like health reform and economic recovery will come and go. That U.S. immigration policy is fundamentally broken guarantees its eventual place in the conversation.
Republican Playbook on Immigration Debate Long on Emotions, Short on Facts
Posted on: Nov 26, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact
Senate Republicans have â€œthoughtfullyâ€™ provided immigration advocates with their strategy for opposing immigration reform in 2010.
Napolitano Signals Reform to Come in First Major Discussion of Immigration
Posted on: Nov 15, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact
Napolitano challenged Congress to do its share, to be brave enough to give her the tools she needs to enforce and transform our immigration laws.
A Broken Immigration System Marks a Disastrous Failure of Government Response
Posted on: Nov 3, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact
It's a matter of priorities -- every dollar spent on the deportation iss a dollar not spent on improving immigration services and processing applications quickly and efficiently.
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