El tema de una reforma migratoria se encuentra en todo su apogeo. Ya un grupo de senadores tanto demócratas como republicanos presentó este lunes una iniciativa que podría convertirse en una propuesta de ley para una reforma migratoria, además que el presidente Barack Obama declaró este martes que en caso que los senadores no impulsaran el proyecto de ley con rapidez sería él mismo quien mandaría su propuesta para la mencionada reforma.
House minority leader Nancy Pelosi is calling on her Republican colleagues in Congress to allow a vote on a comprehensive immigration reform bill as the deadline for bringing the bill to the floor approaches.
El Senado del Estado de Nueva York rechazó una legislación nueva para ayuda financiera a estos jóvenes. El Senado estatal de Nueva York votó en contra del DREAM Act y todos los estudiantes indocumentados seguirán de momento sin acceder a ayuda alguna financiera.
Proyecto de ley daría residencia en EEUU a miles de venezolanos
El congresista cubanoamericano Joe García, demócrata de Miami, anunció el lunes que cuando se inicie el debate sobre la reforma migratoria en la Cámara de Representantes presentará una enmienda que otorgaría residencia permanente a decenas de miles de venezolanos indocumentados que viven en Estados Unidos.
FORT MORGAN, CO – Jose Munoz can’t understand why Congressman Cory Gardner won’t give him a straight answer on immigration. Munoz, a 25-year old volunteer with the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, was one of many attendees at Gardner’s first town hall of the summer eager to hear their congressman address the topic. Just a week earlier on July 29, Gardner met privately with group members who left feeling encouraged.
Deportation foes turn attention to Hillary Clinton
2/26/14 11:35 PM EST
Immigration reform advocates, tired of Washington dysfunction and President Barack Obama’s refusal to halt an aggressive deportation policy, are turning to a new target: Hillary Clinton.Clinton has backed a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, but during the 2008 campaign or as secretary of state, she never weighed in publicly on the Obama administration’s policy of increasing the number of deportations of undocumented immigrants. And with legislation to create a pathway to legalization all but dead in the GOP-controlled House, reform activists have made deportations their top priority.
Here at HuffPost LatinoVoices, we seek to bring a broader discussion relating to issues of the DREAM Act to The Huffington Post community. We are inviting DREAM Act-eligible youth, leaders, and allies as well as opponents of the bill, to contribute as bloggers so that we may better understand the scope of this contentious social issue from the persons who are affected most by our country's immigration policies.
WASHINGTON -- More than 455,000 young undocumented immigrants were granted the ability to live and work in the United States during the first 13 months of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, according to data released Friday by the Department of Homeland Security.
WASHINGTON -- Despite the urging of immigration activists, President Barack Obama said Tuesday he has no plans to expand a deferred action program that would prevent some deportations while Congress stalls on reform.
Obama changes rules for refugees, further breaches trust in Congress
Sunday, February 9, 2014
The same week the White House was assuring Republicans they could trust him to enforce immigration laws, the Obama administration quietly announced that it was reinterpreting the rules for refugees and asylum seekers so applicants could be approved even if they had given “limited” material support for terrorism.