Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg eyes political push on immigration – Michelle Quinn and Anna Palmer – POLITICO.com

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg eyes political push on immigration - Michelle Quinn and Anna Palmer - POLITICO.com.

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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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Do the Undocumented really hurt the Economy?

NYTimes by Adam Davidson Earlier this month I met Pedro Chan at his small apartment above an evangelical church in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood. Chan, who shares the place with three others, is short and muscular. He has a quiet voice and a patient demeanor that seems to have served him well on his journey …

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Five Myths about the Immigration “Line”

One of the most familiar (and frustrating) misconceptions about the 11 million undocumented residents of the U.S. is that they've failed to "stand in line" to receive legal immigration status.  The Washington Post tackles the five misconceptions about this idea today in their "Five Myths" column. 1. There is one line.The federal government has issued more …

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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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