Coalition For Immigration Reform Among Today’s Youth

According to a recent study from the Chicago-based Black Youth Project, young people – particularly people of color – are generally supportive of comprehensive immigration reform.  The study showed encouraging results for the possibility of building a Black-Brown coalition, but Continue reading Coalition For Immigration Reform Among Today’s Youth

Deep Connection Between Immigration and Civil Rights Movement

The first part of the 50th anniversary of the commemoration of the March on Washington took place on Saturday, August 24th.  Unlike the original event, as marchers made their way to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the Continue reading Deep Connection Between Immigration and Civil Rights Movement

Immigration Reform Will Leave American Workers Better Off, Not Out of Work

Those who oppose the comprehensive immigration reform legislation currently undergoing congressional approval often make the argument that immigrants will replace American workers and take their jobs.  In reality, findings point toward the opposite outcome. If approved, the bill would expand Continue reading Immigration Reform Will Leave American Workers Better Off, Not Out of Work

S.744 – Immigration Reform Makes Economic Sense

With S.744, otherwise known as the comprehensive immigration reform bill, recently sent to the Senate floor, much discussion will surround the economics of such sweeping legislation.  After receiving a 13-5 affirmative vote from the Senate Judiciary Committee, it appears that Continue reading S.744 – Immigration Reform Makes Economic Sense

Immigration Reform – A Positive Boost to the Bottom Line

The recent passage of the bi-partisan “gang of eight’s” comprehensive immigration reform in the Senate Judiciary Committee has far reaching consequences for Latinos and employability.  And, Immigrants know this.  In recent demonstrations, Omar Casales, 26, an immigrant from Mexico who Continue reading Immigration Reform – A Positive Boost to the Bottom Line