Archive for March 2016

Political Promises Not to Deport Children. Should We Cheer?

Mar 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Headline News

Julianne Hing writes in The Nation: Univision anchor Jorge Ramos got what he came for at last Wednesday night’s Democratic debate. After aggressive questioning, Ramos compelled both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders to pledge not to deport children if either is elected president. The candidates made news with this stunning campaign commitment, that’s for sure. […]

Black and undocumented: ‘I didn’t know anybody else like me’

Mar 14th, 2016 | By | Category: America Now, Immigration, Reform

As the debate on immigration heats up, some are hoping to inject a new perspective into the conversation: that of those who are both black and undocumented. The Southern California Public Radio reports on undocumented Black immigrants.  Latinos make up the majority of the undocumented population.  However, according to estimates from the Migration Policy Institute, nearly […]

New Report Calls into Question CBP’s Use of Force Policy

Mar 14th, 2016 | By | Category: America Now, Immigration, Petitions, Research

Immigration Impact provides a recent report that once again places Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) use-of-force policies into question.  The new report is by former Baltimore police commissioner and Justice Department official Thomas Frazie. First reported by the Center for Investigative Journalism’s Reveal, Frazier’s scathing review of CBP policy was done at the request of the family of […]

CMS Reports DAPA and DACA Populations Part of American Society

Mar 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Documents, Immigration, Research

A report released today by the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) offers a statistical portrait of the potential beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program, the original Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program implemented in 2012 (“original DACA”), and the expanded DACA program […]

H1B Fireworks at GOP Debates

Mar 14th, 2016 | By | Category: America Now, Documents, Employment, Immigration, Politics

At the Republican debate last week, both Rubio and Trump weighed in on the Disney H1B issue. IDisney let go tech of some workers, replaced the unit with an outsourcing company, and that company brought in H1B workers who the original (USC) workers were asked to train. Marco Rubio called it illegal. “If there’s an […]

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