Archive for April 2013

Agreement Reached: Class Action Lawsuit on Work Authorization for Asylum Seekers

Apr 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Immigration, lawsuit

Washington, DC — The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have agreed to settle a nationwide class action lawsuit challenging the denial of work authorization to asylum seekers who have been waiting six months or more for a decision on their asylum applications. If approved by a federal judge, this agreement will help […]



CAP’s Top 10 Ways the Senate’s Immigration Reform Bill Will Fix Our Broken System

Apr 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Economy, Employment, Immigration, Reform, Visa/Green Card

Washington, DC–For the past several months, four Senate Democrats—Chuck Schumer (NY), Dick Durbin (IL), Bob Menendez (NJ), and Michael Bennet (CO)—have worked with four Senate Republicans—John McCain (AZ), Lindsay Graham (SC), Marco Rubio (FL), and Jeff Flake (AZ)—to develop a proposal to repair our nation’s failing immigration system. The product of the bipartisan “Gang of […]



Bipartisan Senators Introduce Immigration Reform Bill

Apr 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Headline News, Immigration, Politics, Reform

WASHINGTON, DC — The senators known as the “gang of eight” released the full text early Wednesday, April 17, 2013, of their immigration reform legislation, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act,” an 844-page document that addresses border security, undocumented immigrants and the legal immigration system. The “gang of eight” includes four Democrats and four Republicans […]

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