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 Borders can’t restrain true love

Borders can’t restrain true love
Every year on Dr. Seuss’ birthday, my partner Richi dons an impeccable Cat in the Hat outfit he made himself and drives 40 miles to work, the same drive he makes every school day. He could work closer to home, but the kids in the impoverished Hispanic neighborhoods where he has taught for 10 years....

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Immigration: This time is different
Two thousand thirteen has been an historic year for immigration reform. An extraordinary coalition of supporters from across the political spectrum came together to successfully push for legislative action that addresses many of the complicated issues present in our current immigration system. In ....
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Arizona violates law for DACA students
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), together with the Ortega Law Firm and Haralson, Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally, PLC, recently filed a motion in Arizona’s Maricopa County Superior Court seeking permission to intervene and defend Deferred Action for Childhood Arri....
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US deported 369,000 immigrants in 2013
The U.S. government deported about 369,000 immigrants, including a number of Filipinos, during fiscal year 2013, according to new statistics from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released last month, showing a 10 percent drop from the previous year — the first since President Barack O....
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GOP: Where is immigration proposal?
There is a consensus among most political observers that immigration reform will be on the agenda for the House in 2014. However, an essential question remains unanswered: where is the House Republicans’ specific immigration proposal? Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) said this past weekend, “If the Dem....
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Butterfly Effect: Connecting LGBT, immigrant rights
I’ve always been intrigued by the element of chaos theory known as the butterfly effect. It is the idea that everything is connected, and a small change in one place can result in large changes later. For example, a hurricane's formation can be contingent on whether or not a distant butterfly ....
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President Obama: Stop the deportations
Editor’s Note: Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) joined Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and other Members of Congress (Reps. Schakowsky, Rangel, Holt, Titus, Doggett) last month in releasing a letter from Members of Congress to the President asking him to use his executive power under current law to dial ....
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NAFTA’s not delivered, except for corporations
In the twenty years since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect, millions of Mexicans have been pushed by NAFTA to make the dangerous journey across the border into the United States, many without legal authorization. The U.S. government has responded by turning the bo....
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Lead on immigration or get out of the way
In the face one of the most devastating periods for Latino and other immigrants in U.S. history, thousands of community members and numerous Latino community leaders from across the nation delivered a message to Congressman Ruben Hinojosa and the leadership of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CH....
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Eight immigration wins in 2013
Despite a landmark comprehensive immigration reform bill that cleared the Senate in June, a corresponding bill that addresses the 11.7 million undocumented immigrants in the United States has yet to come to a vote in the House. In fact, the only immigration-related bill that House members brought ....
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Notes from the Fast for Families Tent
Though the Fast for Families tent sat in the shadow of the Capitol on the National Mall, entering it is a decidedly non-Washington experience. The tent didn’t have the pristine floors of Capitol Hill or the meticulous displays of the Smithsonian. Hand-scrawled notes on colorful paper from well-wis....
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A promise to come back next year
The immigration reform organization Fast4Families ended 31 days of fasting in Washington, D.C. on December 12th, by holding one last press conference on the National Mall. Fasters broke their fast with a “feast” on water and bread, and said that they would continue to push efforts for an immig....
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Human cost of inaction is tremendous
Five months ago, the Senate took a historic step toward enacting immigration reform with a path to citizenship by passing S.744—the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act—with a bipartisan supermajority. Unfortunately, the House has still not brought immigration l....
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Pelosi calls on President to suspend deportations
The human toll of our failed immigration system and unrelenting deportations mounts every single day. As the holiday season approaches, the Obama Administration is on track to break yet another deportation record. The tragic case of Ardany Rosales Lemus illustrates the price of inaction that is....
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Gathering in the spirit of unity
The President and the First Lady visited the brave individuals who are fasting in the shadow of the Capitol, sacrificing their health in an effort to get Congress to act swiftly on commonsense immigration reform. The President and the First Lady gave their support for their fight for family unity ....
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