Whatever Happened to Comprehensive Immigration Reform in 2013?
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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.