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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GOP makes a pitch to Latino voters, countered by House members’ fear of immigrant “amnesty”

There is no doubt that the GOP will continue to have an credibility problem with Latinos even if they help pass immigration reform.  That problem is only compounded by House GOP members who continue to oppose amnesty for the 11 million undocumented residents of the U.S. WASHINGTON — The immigration debate is threatening to split […]

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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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