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Seth Hoy is a writer at Immigration Impact.
Some States Attempt to Move Forward on Immigration Laws Following Supreme Court Decision
Posted on: Jul 10, 2012, Source: Immigration Impact
Now that the Supreme Court has ruled, states are now attempting to interpret that ruling in an effort to implement its immigration law.
More and More States Introduce Costly Anti-Immigration Bills
Posted on: Feb 9, 2012, Source: Immigration Impact
Despite the devastating consequences of state immigration laws in Alabama and Arizona, legislators in other states have introduced similar enforcement bills this year.
New Report Challenges Notion That Harsh Enforcement Measures Drive Unauthorized Immigrants Out
Posted on: Dec 8, 2011, Source: Immigration Impact
Progress? California Passes Second Half of Dream Act
Posted on: Sep 15, 2011, Source: Immigration Impact
AB 131 vastly expanded undocumented students' access to in-state college and university funds, but restrictionists are quick to inaccurately call it expensive.
Religious Groups Join Fight Against Harsh Arizona Immigration Law
Posted on: Aug 22, 2011, Source: Immigrant Impact
Leaders of the the religious community argue HB 56 stifles access to faith, prohibiting church members from performing Christian rites like baptisms and marriages.
On the First Anniversary of AZ's Harsh Immigration Law, States Are Discovering the Sky-High Costs of Bad Legislation
Posted on: Apr 26, 2011, Source: Immigration Impact
These laws will scare off tourists from Latin American and the Caribbean who contribute billions to Florida’s economy and millions to the state's coffers.
Immigration: States Moving Away from Futility of "Enforcement-Only" Policies
Posted on: Mar 14, 2011, Source: Immigration Impact
While some state legislatures keep pushing 'get-tough' policies, others are approaching the issue in more comprehensive ways.
Some States Applying Brakes to Legislation Denying Citizenship to U.S.-Born Children
Posted on: Feb 10, 2011, Source: Immigration Impact
The wording of the measures actually denies citizenship to children born to U.S. soliders in bases overseas, which means Sen. McCain himself would not have AZ citizenship.
Can GOP Latino Group Convince Their Party that its Current Strategy on Immigration Spells Doom?
Posted on: Jan 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Te group argues that softening the harsh rhetoric on immigration and supporting positive immigration reform could help restore Hispanics voters’ faith.
A Hearing-by-Hearing Look at the GOP's Immigration Agenda
Posted on: Jan 5, 2011, Source: Immigration Impact
Expect an abundance of crazy in the new Congress.
Mormon Church Joins Supporters for Progressive Immigration Reform, Helping Sink Arizona-Like Bill
Posted on: Nov 18, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
According to Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, “local law enforcement resources should focus on criminal activities, not civil violations of federal code.”
Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi Push DREAM Act in Lame-Duck Session
Posted on: Nov 16, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
The DREAM Act is one area of immigration law that almost everyone supports.
GOPers Continue to Peddle Immigration Enforcement Conspiracy Theories
Posted on: Oct 25, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
The question is whether these Senators actually care about efficient and common-sense enforcement of our laws, or just want to cast aspersions on the Administration's policy.
In The Wake of DREAM Act, Senators Introduce Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill
Posted on: Oct 4, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
Will obstructionists in Congress keep using immigration as a political piñata in the name of election politics, or put partisanship aside and fix our broken system?
Student DREAMs on Hold For Now
Posted on: Sep 23, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
More people today understand the importance of DREAM to our economy, our military, and the future of our country than ever before.
Faith Communities Rally For Immigration Reform, DREAM Act
Posted on: Sep 21, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
"If we can protect one part of our community by continuing to fight for our entire community, it is our responsibility to do so."
More Municipalities Saying 'No' to Harsh Anti-Immigrant Measures
Posted on: Sep 14, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
“If you bought a home for $150,000, it’s because of the day laborers, the cheap labor. Everyone has a nice home right now. Thank the immigrants.”
Florida Lawmakers Of Both Parties Oppose Arizona-Type Legislation In Their State
Posted on: Aug 27, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
"This bill violates the rights of people in Florida without documentation. The Constitution protects all people, not just citizens."
Argument Against "Birthright Citizenship" So Flawed That Even Some Conservatives Don't Buy It
Posted on: Aug 16, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
The truth is that majority of immigrants come to the U.S. to work, to reunite with their families, or to flee persecution—not to have children.
Anti-Immigrant Fervor Will Cost Repbublicans Latino Vote for a Long Time to Come
Posted on: Aug 11, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
The electoral consequences of the GOP’s efforts to alienate the fastest growing voting bloc in America is sure to backfire on the GOP.
Republicans Putting on 14th Amendment Dog and Pony Show
Posted on: Aug 5, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
GOP pandering to immigration extremists who would rather amend the U.S. Constitution than reform our immigration system.
The Numbers Are In: Polls Reveal Voters' Desire for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Posted on: Jul 14, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
The quest for reform stretches across party lines, and includes those who support SB1070.
Another Unintended Consequence of AZ Immigration Law: More Foreclosures and Vacant Homes
Posted on: Jun 15, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
Experts predict flight of immigrants, especially legal immigrants, will add to AZ housing market woes.
Immigration: When Does "Enforcement First" Become Enforcement Only?
Posted on: Jun 7, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
How much longer is President Obama willing to placate the supporters of a border-first strategy?
Immigration Reform and a Younger Generation of Voters
Posted on: Apr 14, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
The same generation that brought you hope and change now hopes to change the way our country responds to our broken immigration system.
Immigration and the Future of American Innovation: Does America Need to Pump Up the Volume?
Posted on: Apr 1, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
The Internet, investing in the green economy and revamping our broken immigration policies could be key ingredients to rejuvenating innovation and pumping up the American economy.
Courting the Latino Vote? The GOP Push for Immigration Reform
Posted on: Mar 24, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
In the past few weeks, new voices have been added to the call for immigration reform: Republicans who recognize that ignoring immigration is ignoring the future of their own party.
What King's Civil Rights Legacy Means for Immigration Reform
Posted on: Jan 18, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
Now, more than ever, itâ€™s important to remember Dr. Kingâ€™s message that all men are created equal.
The Health Care Battle May Soon Be Over: Next Up? Immigration
Posted on: Jan 11, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
The U.S. is better off with a health care system that applies to all immigrants. Hopefully, 2010 will demonstrate this.
Greyhound Lines Inc. Accused of Racial Profiling
Posted on: Dec 23, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact
Greyhound, which came under fire for anti-immigrant policies in 2005, is facing a new slew of charges.
Game On for Immigration Reform
Posted on: Dec 16, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact
A new comprehensive immigration reform bill hit the House this week.
Two More Legal Residents Caught in the Maw of our Immigration-Security-State
Posted on: Nov 11, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact
Opponents of reform say the system's fine as it is ... are they serious?
New Report Sheds Harsh Light on Immigrant Detention System
Posted on: Sep 16, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact
A new report released last week lays out just how daunting the task of detention reform will be.
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Takes on the Justice Department
Posted on: Jun 10, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact
"America's Toughest Sheriff" is now whining about the Department of Justice's investigation into his department.
The Numbers Are In: Most Americans Want an Immigration Overhaul
Posted on: Jun 9, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact
A new poll shows that 71 percent of likely voters think undocumented immigrants should take steps to become legal taxpayers.
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