This Week in Immigration


Congress Flexes Muscle for Broader Immigration Reform with DREAM Act

The House and Senate delivered yet another signal that the political tide for immigration reform is getting stronger with their introduction of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act [Senate] and the American Dream Act [House].  The bill is a strong bipartisan effort and a sign that the muscle for comprehensive immigration reform is getting stronger on both sides of the aisle as momentum builds.

Obama Tells Univision Viewers that He Will "Always Be Listening"

President Obama appeared on "Premio Lo Nuestro," a popular Latin music awards show which aired on the Spanish-language channel, Univision.  Obama thanked the mostly Latino audience for voting in November and encouraged them to stay involved and "make your voices heard."

Citizen Children Neglected and Deserted in Wake of Immigration Raids

Dorsey & Whitney law firm, in conjunction with The Urban Institute, graphically details the devastating impact of immigration enforcement on US citizen children and their families in a new report, "Severing a Lifeline: The Neglect of Citizen Children in America's Immigration Enforcement Policy."


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