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Immigration Reform Critical to Keeping LGBT Families TogetherThree ways US immigration reform might impact MexicoSix Reasons Immigration Reform Has a Good Shot This YearVoices for and against immigration reform proposalsNewfound GOP Cooperation Won't LastDaniel Garza: Immigration Reform Inevitable? Think AgainBe a little skeptical on immigration reformObama Offers Hope on Immigration Reform, But Emphasis on Enforcement ...Why Silicon Valley needs immigration reformImmigration reform: Which states would feel it most? California, for one. (+video)Obama's Big Three: Gun Control, Gay Marriage, Immigration ReformHispanic Caucus, White House To Meet On Immigration ReformImmigration reform brings wide range of Kalamazoo community organizations ...Prayer vigil set for immigration reformRepublicans shift gears on immigration ahead of reform debate with Obama

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A look at where key Congressional players stand on immigration indicates ...
New York Daily NewsJanuary 25, 2013

As expected, President Obama confirmed his support for immigration reform in his inaugural address. It was one of the few specific issues mentioned by the President in setting the program for his coming four years in office. In the last few weeks, some ...more »

Six Reasons Immigration Reform Has a Good Shot This Year
BusinessweekJanuary 31, 2013

The AFL also represents the Customs and Border Patrol workers, which hasn't been friendly to immigration reform. Five years ... Last July, the administration quietly advanced a regulation that would raise the burden of proof for those applications. Of ...more »

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Immigration Reform Critical to Keeping LGBT Families Together
Huffington Post (blog)January 31, 2013

My heart sank this week when I heard that a bipartisan immigration framework from the Senate didn't include families like mine. That was particularly disappointing following the news that the green card applications for the spouses of two of my fellow ...more »

Three ways US immigration reform might impact Mexico
Washington Post (blog)January 31, 2013

Now that President Obama and the Senate have put together plans for comprehensive immigration reform, it seems like something might finally be done about this thorny issue. Of the 11 million estimated illegal immigrants in the United States, some 7 ...more »

Six Reasons Immigration Reform Has a Good Shot This Year
BusinessweekJanuary 31, 2013

The AFL also represents the Customs and Border Patrol workers, which hasn't been friendly to immigration reform. Five years ... Last July, the administration quietly advanced a regulation that would raise the burden of proof for those applications. Of ...more »

Voices for and against immigration reform proposals
CNNJanuary 31, 2013

(CNN) -- The sudden momentum toward a bipartisan plan to reform the U.S. immigration system has sparked a torrent of discussion about this politically charged and emotional issue. Here's a sampling of voices from across the spectrum of viewpoints: ...more »

Newfound GOP Cooperation Won't Last
U.S. News & World Report (blog)January 31, 2013

Many in the United States are shocked, amazed, surprised, and happy that the Senate was able to agree on a bipartisan level on the issue of immigration reform. But there are many, like me, who are far more realistic. This was not a Kumbaya moment, this ...more »

Daniel Garza: Immigration Reform Inevitable? Think Again
Fox NewsJanuary 31, 2013

If you listened closely, President Barack Obama didn't seem to propose anything irreconcilable in his immigration press conference from Las Vegas from what the Group of 8 senators proposed the day before. That is good news. He even seemed to leave ...more »

Be a little skeptical on immigration reform
CNNJanuary 31, 2013

(CNN) -- The mainstream media -- you know who you are -- are rooting for immigration reform. They like the idea of doing something to accommodate the country's 11 million illegal immigrants, who, despite conservative rhetoric to the contrary, were ...more »

Obama Offers Hope on Immigration Reform, But Emphasis on Enforcement ...
Democracy NowJanuary 31, 2013

President Obama has kicked off his second term with a major push for comprehensive immigration reform, backing a bipartisan Senate plan that includes a path to citizenship for some of the estimated 11 million undocumented people living in the United ...more »

Why Silicon Valley needs immigration reform
MarketWatchJanuary 31, 2013

President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged Congress to use new bipartisan momentum behind immigration reform to quickly pass legislation. For the first time in many years, Republicans and Democrats seem ready to tackle the problem together, Obama ...more »

Immigration reform: Which states would feel it most? California, for one. (+video)
Christian Science MonitorJanuary 31, 2013

With immigration reform now firmly on the agendas of both the Senate and White House, a key question is how to assess its possible impact on states, particularly in two of the most important areas, the labor market and fiscal policy. Skip to next ...more »

Obama's Big Three: Gun Control, Gay Marriage, Immigration Reform
ABC NewsJanuary 25, 2013

Obama's Big Three: Gun Control, Gay Marriage, Immigration Reform. George Stephanopoulos' "Bottom Line." 02:10 | 01/24/2013. Share: 2 · View Comments. ABC News Live. Breaking news video as it happens, continuous live streaming video and special ...more »

Hispanic Caucus, White House To Meet On Immigration Reform
Huffington PostJanuary 25, 2013

WASHINGTON -- The White House will meet on Friday with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to discuss immigration reform. The meeting, one of many between President Barack Obama's administration and Hispanic members of Congress, ...more »

Immigration reform brings wide range of Kalamazoo community organizations ...
Mlive KalamazooJanuary 25, 2013

KALAMAZOO, MI — Brad Allison never thought he would be part of the immigration reform movement. "I was probably like most people and thought immigration was a Mexico-US border issue," Allison said. But three years ago Allison, who lives in Kalamazoo, ...more »

Prayer vigil set for immigration reform
Topeka Capital JournalJanuary 25, 2013

WICHITA — A Kansas nonprofit group is joining other grassroots organizations in a campaign for what it calls comprehensive immigration reform. Sunflower Community Action says the “Keeping Families Together” campaign will be launched during a ...more »

Republicans shift gears on immigration ahead of reform debate with Obama
The HillJanuary 25, 2013

For years, conservative opponents of comprehensive immigration reform have fought successfully against efforts to overhaul the system, particularly as it pertains to the fate of the nation's estimated 12 million illegal immigrants. Yet even as the GOP ...more »

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