Immigration

Whatever Happened to Comprehensive Immigration Reform in 2013?

A captivating, interactive presentation tracks the many major developments in immigration last year and looks at what's next in 2014.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com/Ryan Rodrick Beiler

The following was originally published on Colorlines.com. Reprinted with permission.

Twenty thirteen was supposed to be the year for comprehensive immigration reform. Although we did see a bipartisan bill pass through the Senate, it never made its way through the House. Democrats blamed Republicans. Meanwhile Obama’s administration continues to deport more than 1,000 people per day. But [last] year was also a vibrant one for activists who put their bodies on the lines, infiltrating detention centers and halting deportation buses. 

This presentation tracks just some of the many major developments in immigration [last] year. It’s best viewed on your laptop or desktop, in full screen mode. 

 

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Aura Bogado is Colorlines' news editor and reporter, covering a range of issues including Native American communities, immigration and community organizing. 

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