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"We Have Dreams Too:" 250+ Immigrant Workers toHitDCto Stop Deportations

On the day of the President's State of the Union address, reconstruction workers from post-Sandy New York, raided factory workers from Chicago, guestworkers from Louisiana, Palermo pizza workers, day laborers,domestic workers, and 250 other immigrant workers will gather in Washington for two days to expose the impact of deportations and push for workers’…
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Adult Children of Immigrants Exceed Immigrants in Income, Education, Social Integration

  Second-generation Americans----the 20 million adult U.S.-born children of immigrants----are substantially better off than immigrants themselves on key measures of socio-economic attainment, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. They have higher incomes; more are college graduates and homeowners; and fewer live in poverty. In all…
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Activists Calls for End to Out-of-Control Enforcement Policies

 Cristina Jimenez, managing director of United We Dream met this week with President Barack Obama, along with other prominent immigrant rights’ leaders, to discuss immigration reform. Jimenez, who leads the largest immigrant youth-led network in the country, said, “We shared with President Obama our demand that a direct, clear path to citizenship must be…
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Llegó la hora de la reforma

Maribel Hastings America's Voice LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Fue el discurso migratorio que Barack Obama no pronunció hace cuatro años cuando prometió impulsar la reforma migratoria en su primer mandato. Pero la angustiosa espera parece comenzar a rendir frutos. Con su alocución en una escuela de Las Vegas este martes,…
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Legalization: Who And Why?

Who are the 11 million and what lessons have we learned from past legalization programs? The ImmigrationPolicyCenterrecently held a tele-briefing to discuss who the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.are and what lessons we've learned from previous broad legalization programs. The central question in the immigration reform debate…
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