Stories by Seth Hoy

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2011, Source: Immigration Impact

Expect an abundance of crazy in the new Congress.

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.”

Posted on: Nov 16, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

The DREAM Act is one area of immigration law that almost everyone supports.

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.

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?

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.

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."

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.”

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."

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.

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.

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.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

The quest for reform stretches across party lines, and includes those who support SB1070.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

Experts predict flight of immigrants, especially legal immigrants, will add to AZ housing market woes.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

How much longer is President Obama willing to placate the supporters of a border-first strategy?

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.

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.

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.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

Now, more than ever, it’s important to remember Dr. King’s message that all men are created equal.

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.

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.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact

A new comprehensive immigration reform bill hit the House this week.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact

Opponents of reform say the system's fine as it is ... are they serious?

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.

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.

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.