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Las 10 razones principales por que es tiempo para una reforma inmigratoria

Esta semana ocho senadores presentaron principios para una reforma inmigratoria y el presidente dio un importante discurso en Nevada sobre sus esfuerzos para aprobar una reforma inmigratoria integral, aquí están las 10 razones por las que la reforma migratoria es una idea cuyo tiempo ha llegado. El impulso para la reforma 1. Los líderes del […]

By Philip E. Wolgin and Marshall Fitz | Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Top 10 Reasons Why It’s Time for Immigration Reform

President Barack ObamaThe president, Democrats and Republicans in Congress, and the American people are all pushing for comprehensive immigration reform. Now is the time to pass it.

By Philip E. Wolgin and Marshall Fitz | Tuesday, January 29, 2013

The Immigration Enforcement Paradox

President Obama immigration speechRecent immigration policy changes highlight the need for legislative reform.

By Marshall Fitz | Friday, January 4, 2013

Infographic: Setting the Record Straight on Immigration and Border Enforcement

U.S. Mexico borderThose opposed to comprehensive immigration reform still point to deficiencies in border security as a reason to stall new immigration policy, but they are ignoring the facts.

By Marshall Fitz and Philip E. Wolgin | Friday, January 4, 2013

Piecemeal Immigration Proposals Miss the Point: A Path to Citizenship Is a Political and Policy Imperative

Promise Arizona in ActionAddressing the undocumented population should be the core of any comprehensive immigration reform. Ignoring this population will neither address the key issues nor help parties gain political favor.

By Marshall Fitz | Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Progressive Immigration Policies Will Strengthen the American Economy

immigrant businessesCongress can unleash the economic potential of millions of new Americans by developing a legislative solution to fix our nation’s broken immigration system.

By Ann Garcia and Marshall Fitz | Monday, December 10, 2012

Poniendo los inmigrantes indocumentados en el camino hacia la ciudadanía ayudará al Congreso superar una serie de obstáculos políticos

Undocumented immigrantsVerdadera reforma migratoria que se ocupa de manera practica y responsable con los 11 millones de personas que viven en Estados Unidos sin estatus migratorio ha sido difícil de lograr en la última década. Paralización partidista repetidamente le ha impedido al Congreso de reformar el sistema de inmigración. Como resultado, los únicos constantes en la […]

By Marshall Fitz | Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Time to Legalize Our 11 Million Undocumented Immigrants

Undocumented immigrants article icon Issue Brief The failure to deal realistically with our nation’s undocumented population is not only economically self-defeating but also creates roadblocks to honest discussions and meaningful solutions on other important issues.

By Marshall Fitz | Wednesday, November 14, 2012

El Éxito de la política de acción diferida para las personas que llegaron en su niñez

GED classLos Servicios de Ciudadanía e Inmigración del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional de los EE.UU. han dado a conocer recientemente una segunda ronda de datos sobre la Política de Acción Diferida para las Personas Que Llegaron en su Niñez. Desde que se inició su aplicación a mediados de agosto, se han aceptado cerca de 180.000 solicitudes […]

By Marshall Fitz, Patrick Oakford, and Ann Garcia | Monday, November 5, 2012

The Early Success of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Policy

GED classIn the two months since President Obama’s deferred-action plan started, more than 4,500 eligible youth have received a two-year reprieve from deportation and a work permit, giving them a shot at the American Dream.

By Marshall Fitz, Patrick Oakford, and Ann Garcia | Friday, October 26, 2012

Not Another Arizona

California’s TRUST Act focuses on community safety and fiscal responsibility without straying into immigration policy, write Andrea Alajbegovic and Marshall Fitz.

By Andrea Alajbegovic and Marshall Fitz | Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Sea Change for Immigration Politics

Politicians, or at least some of them, are finally catching up to public opinion and 21st-century demographic realities, writes Marshall Fitz.

By Marshall Fitz | Monday, July 16, 2012

Video: What the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Arizona’s Immigration Law Means

play_alt icon Video Angela Kelley and Marshall Fitz of the Center for American Progress's Immigration Policy team discuss what the Supreme Court's ruling on Arizona's immigration law, S.B. 1070, means for Arizonans, other states considering similar laws, and Latino voters.

By Angela Maria Kelley and Marshall Fitz | Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Obama’s Immigration Policy Will Grow the Economy

The Obama administration’s courageous decision to grant innocent, undocumented youth protection from deportation makes good sense from a moral, economic, and political perspective. Here are five reasons why: First, and most importantly, it is the right thing to do. These kids are blameless and a clear national consensus has emerged that they should be given […]

By Marshall Fitz | Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Triunfos y Retos en el 30⁰ aniversario de Plyler v. Doe

Introducción y resumen Hace treinta años la Corte Suprema resolvió una cuestión profunda en la vida estadounidense: si es que los estados pueden prohibirle a los niños indocumentados a que reciban una educación pública.

By Marshall Fitz, Philip E. Wolgin, and Ann Garcia | Friday, June 15, 2012