National Dialogues on Immigration

Weekly Roundup, September 12th


June 25, 2015  |  Featured News,News
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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 immigration via Reuters

Will America Live Up to Its Promise? via Sojourners

Florida activists: Let undocumented immigrants apply for driver’s licenses via Miami Herald

Professor recognized for book on media, immigration via Washington Square News

And finally, the short film, “Neither Here Nor There” by Gabriela Bortolamedi will screen at the Margaret Mead 2014 Film Festival in October: “An undocumented young woman from Mexico navigates the challenges of college while her parents struggle to make ends meet and support her in the pursuit of her dreams. This lyrical, intimate, and heartfelt film tells one highly personal story with significance for millions at a moment of heightened drama for Central American immigrants in the United States.”

Watch the trailer here

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