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Weekly Roundup, December 19th
Immigration reform protest at Marco Rubio's office 12-10-2014 

Immigration in the news this week: The Almost Americans: When President Obama drew a line on immigration, it went straight through their Family via Washington Post The Bush Family Fairness Plan Is the True Precursor to the President’s Executive Actions on Immigration via Huffington Post 9th Circuit to judge: Lift ban on licenses for dreamers via AZ Central 5 Facts You Need to Know About Legal Challenges to Executive Action on Immigration via Center for American Progress ‘Unjust’: Rights groups slam spread of facilities …

Weekly Roundup, December 12th

Immigration in the news this week: Preparing for Immigration Reform, and Warning of Potential Fraud via New York Times Five GOP immigration myths via Boston Globe Only the Beginning: The Economic Potential of Executive Action on Immigration via Immigration Impact Obama’s Immigration Move Benefits Democrats Where It Counts via New York Times Gay and Trans Immigrants May Not Find a Reprieve in Obama’s Executive Action via Vice News Demand Intensifies for Nonprofit Immigration Lawyers via NBC News Congress Approves $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill That Leaves Obama’s …

Weekly Roundup, November 28th
New York Immigration Coalition 

Immigration in the news this week: A Guide to the Immigration Accountability Executive Action via Immigration Policy Center New York Agencies Gear Up to Meet Demands of New Immigration Policy via The New York Times What the Immigration Executive Actions Mean for You and Your Family: 8 Things You Need to Know via Huffington Post Mayors form coalition to support Obama’s immigration action via The Washington Post Could Immigration Sink Obamacare at the Supreme Court? via Mother Jones Both relieved and worried via The Economist Obama …

Weekly Roundup, November 21st 

Immigration in the news this week: Obama, Daring Congress, Acts to Overhaul Immigration via The New York Times How Obama’s executive action will impact immigrants, by birth country via Pew Research Center Obama’s huge new immigration plan, explained via Vox Poll finds support for Obama’s executive action on immigration via The Hill Undocumented Immigrants Tune In as Obama Makes Long-Awaited Pledge via The New York Times Immigration Reform Is a Black Thing, Too via The Root Jeffries, Clarke and Caribbean-American Leaders In Brooklyn Address Obama’s Immigration …

Weekly Roundup, November 14th
New York Immigration Coalition’s Immigrants Vote! campaign before the Mid-term elections

Immigration in the news this week: Obama Plan May Allow Millions of Immigrants to Stay and Work in U.S. via The New York Times Reagan, Bush also acted alone to shield immigrants  via AP The Big Story Some Republicans seek to stop Obama immigration orders via Chicago Tribune Harry Reid Urges White House to Delay Immigration Executive Action via ABC News ‘Dreamer Moms’ fast near White House, hoping Obama will grant them legal status via Washington Post Families Can Crumble Under Deportation Threat via The New …

Weekly Roundup, October 31st
New York Immigration Coalition ( 

Immigration in the news this week: The Final Recommendations For Immigration Actions Are Being Sent To Obama via BuzzFeed Janet Napolitano backs immigration executive action via Politico What happened to the debate over immigration reform? via Mashable Americans Still Want Congress To Address Immigration: Poll via Huffington Post Congressman warns of ‘civil war’ among Democrats unless Obama acts on immigration via The Guardian A tale of two immigration politics in Maryland and Virginia via Al Jazeera America Thousands Released After Immigration Holds Denied via ABC News  U.S. …

Weekly Roundup, October 10th
New York - Ellis Island "Touching Faces" by David Paul Ohmer, 

“Joel Cruz-Esparza has dedicated his professional career as a lawyer to addressing issues affecting immigrants in the United States. An immigrant himself, Cruz-Esparza was born in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico, and grew up in Mexico City and Los Angeles, California. He believes that an exclusionary and restrictive immigration policy is not fair, has not worked in the past, and that only a human rights approach will lead to true immigration reform. He reminds us that all immigrants, past and present, have …

Weekly Roundup, September 19th
Councilman Danny Dromm with New York City ID card; 
 photo via Twitter

Immigration in the news this week: New York City ID Cards Coming With Cultural Benefits via New York Times Customs and Border Protection’s deadly force problem via Los Angeles Times Family Detention for Central American Refugees Is Inhumane via National Journal Central American Immigrants Flock to New Orleans—and Wait via The Wall Street Journal Ted Cruz, Jeff Sessions Fail To Force Vote On Blocking Executive Action On Immigration via Huffington Post Immigration News 2014: ‘Assistance’ Organizations Scammed Millions from Immigrants, Deadline to File Claims Approaches …

Weekly Roundup, September 12th
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Learn about the new “last in, first out” docket schedule in NPR’s piece, “Border Crossings Slow But Immigration Courts Still Face Backlog” In immigration in the news this week: Voters support a path to legalization for immigrants here illegally via Los Angeles Times GOP has edge on immigration in midterms via Politico Ghost town detainees: inside the US immigration detention system via The Guardian Action for LGBT immigrants sought at White House rally via Washington Blade U.S. says 115,000 could lose Obamacare insurance over …

Weekly Roundup, August 29th
White House Civil Disobedience, August 28, 2014(

In immigration in the news this week: Summer passes without executive action on illegal immigration via CDN Obama Plugs ‘Immigration Rights’ In Labor Day Address via Time Immigration Clash Could Lead to Shutdown via The New York Times Ted Cruz downplays immigration shutdown chatter via Politico Immigrant soldiers deserve citizenship via AZCentral Mass arrests outside White House as protesters ask relief for illegal immigrants via The Washington Post Influx of African Immigrants Shifting National and New York Demographics via The …

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