1. For GOP, Hard Line on Immigration Comes at a Cost via @nytimes
If House Republican leaders have not yet killed an immigration measure, it may be because of the growing power of Latinos at the ballot box.
2. New York program gets public defenders for immigrants via @latimes
New York Immigrant Family Unity Project, a pilot initiative provides free legal counsel to some low-income people facing deportation. Immigrant rights advocates elsewhere hope to start their own programs.
3. How to Win the Fight for Immigration Reform via @TheNation
The answer to the question of how soon US immigration policy can truly be fixed will depend on how quickly and effectively organized immigrant communities—and those who wish to make common cause with us—can build the political muscle necessary to ensure that our demands can be neither co-opted nor ignored.
4. Why Republicans should embrace #ImmigrationReform, in one chart via @washingtonpost
A new analysis finds the Latino share of the vote is going up in multiple key swing states.
A group of about 80 immigrants and pro-immigration activists on Tuesday asked the Republican speaker of the House, John Boehner to show courage in approving immigration reform when they delivered to his congressional office some cardboard medallions on which that word was written.
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Yea, sounds pretty rough…
During the 2012 presidential election, 71% of Hispanic-American voters supported Obama over Mitt Romney. They are now having buyer’s remorse because they believe he is stabbing them in the back by doing his job as a responsible American and president. They should cut him some slack and take him at his word when he stresses that he is not acting in the best interest of our nation.
Susan Reed, from Michigan Immigrant Rights Center, takes a look at the benefits of citizenship you might not have heard about.
#OnThisDay in 1933, FDR delivered over the radio, the first of thirty informal “Fireside Chat” addresses via @amhistorymuseum