What the Immigration Rights Movement Can Learn from the Gay Rights Movement

Reblogged from the Washington Post by Frank Sharry There is something about being under attack that makes a movement stronger. I’ve been an advocate for immigrants for 30 years, working with Central Americans in Boston and policymakers in Washington. And for a long time, my colleagues and I assumed that if we developed strong reform ideas […]

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Immigration Reform, 2013 Edition

A bipartisan group of eight senators will unveil a framework for comprehensive immigration reform later today.  It is based on the following principles: Creating a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants already here, contingent upon securing the border and better tracking of people here on visas. Reforming the legal immigration system, including awarding green cards […]

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Three strategies the White House can employ to push Immigration Reform Forward

Pablo Manriquez for HuffPost The political window in Washington is open for landmark, comprehensive reform to the immigration code.  President Obama is expected to push for a bill in the early part of this year.  Here are three ways the White House can lead the charge for meaningful, comprehensive immigration reform.    1.  Empower Cecilia Muñoz President […]

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