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A Way Forward on Child Refugees

ImmigrationThe president can accelerate the process for screening unaccompanied children who are fleeing violence, without sacrificing fairness or due process and without changing existing law.

By Marshall Fitz, Philip E. Wolgin, and Angela Maria Kelley | Thursday, July 24, 2014

COLUMNA: 5 datos que usted debe saber sobre los niños no acompañados

Detenidos jueganNiños no acompañados están llegando a Estados Unidos a un ritmo sin precedentes huyendo de la violencia en Centroamérica. A medida que el gobierno aumenta su capacidad de hacer frente a esta crisis humanitaria, se necesita hacer más para garantizar la seguridad de estos niños.

By Philip E. Wolgin and Angela Maria Kelley | Friday, June 20, 2014

5 Things You Need to Know About Unaccompanied Children

Detainees playUnaccompanied children are arriving in the United States at an unprecedented rate as they flee violence in Central America. While the government is increasing its capacity to deal with this humanitarian crisis, more needs to be done to ensure the safety and security of these children.

By Philip E. Wolgin and Angela Maria Kelley | Wednesday, June 18, 2014

House Republicans Have Nothing to Fear from Supporting Immigration Reform

Boehner and EllmersThe May 6th primary election in North Carolina illustrates that House Republicans have little to fear from passing immigration reform, while voters across the country are calling for candidates with pro-immigration reform policies.

By Henry Fernandez and Philip E. Wolgin | Monday, May 19, 2014

Arizona, Immigration, and LGBT Rights: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Arizona protestorsGiven Arizona’s passage of the anti-immigrant S.B. 1070 in 2010 and the subsequent, significant backlash it faced, Gov. Jan Brewer’s recent veto of S.B. 1062 may indicate that the state is moving in a positive direction on LGBT and immigrant rights.

By Laura E. Durso, Angela Maria Kelley, and Philip E. Wolgin | Monday, March 10, 2014

Immigration Polling Roundup: Americans of All Political Stripes Want Congress to Pass Immigration Reform

Citizenship oathFive recent polls illustrate Americans’ broad support for immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million undocumented immigrants.

By Philip E. Wolgin and Evelyn Galvan | Tuesday, March 4, 2014

5 Major Immigration Laws that the House Passed in an Election Year

ImmigrationMost of the major immigration laws in the past three decades have passed in an election year. There is still plenty of time this year for the House to act and pass immigration reform.

By Philip E. Wolgin | Thursday, January 9, 2014

Porqué la legalización y la ciudadanía serían beneficiales para todos los estadounidenses

Immigration rallyAprobar la reforma inmigratoria podría impulsar a la economía para todos los estadounidenses y no sólo ayudar a los inmigrantes, sino también a los estadounidenses nativos y ciudadanos naturalizados.

By Patrick Oakford, Marshall Fitz, Philip E. Wolgin, and Karina Marquez | Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Los 4 Principales Argumentos Que Desafían la Realidad en Contra de la reforma Inmigratoria

DREAMersHace menos de dos semanas después que el Senado aprobara un proyecto de ley histórico sobre reforma inmigratoria por un margen bipartidista de 68 a 32, los oponentes a la reforma ya han comenzado a vender una sarta de pretextos que desafían la realidad acerca de por qué la Cámara de representantes no debería seguir el ejemplo del Senado. Frente al apoyo abrumador de las partes interesadas y grupos de todo el espectro político—desde la Unión Internacional de Empleados de Servicios, la AFL-CIO y el Consejo Nacional de La Raza, hasta el Foro de Acción Estadounidense, Estadounidenses por la Reforma Fiscal y la Unión Conservadora Estadounidense—los oponentes a la reforma se agarran hasta de un clavo ardiendo en sus esfuerzos por bloquear la aprobación de la reforma.

By Marshall Fitz and Philip E. Wolgin | Friday, July 12, 2013

The Top 4 Reality-Defying Arguments Against Immigration Reform

DREAMersThe last-gasp excuses that a small cadre of immigration reform opponents are using to try to garner support for their cause have been repeatedly proven false.

By Marshall Fitz and Philip E. Wolgin | Thursday, July 11, 2013

Denying Key Social Services to Immigrants on the Road to Citizenship Hurts Our Entire Nation

Immigration rallyCurbing access to supports such as supplemental nutrition assistance and the earned income and child tax credits not only undermines economic security for millions of undocumented immigrants, but also denies potential economic gains to millions of Americans.

By Sarah Baron and Philip E. Wolgin | Friday, June 14, 2013

The Top 5 Reasons Why Immigration Reform in 2013 Is Different Than in 1986

As the Senate debates immigration reform, it has become abundantly clear that the mistakes made in the 1986 immigration-reform law will not be repeated.

By Philip E. Wolgin and Abhay Aneja | Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Las 10 Principales Maneras en que el Proyecto de Ley de Reforma Inmigratoria del Senado Reparará Nuestro Sistema Quebrado

Rally for CitizenshipDurante los últimos meses, cuatro Demócratas del Senado—Chuck Schumer (NY), Dick Durbin (IL), Bob Menendez (NJ) y Michael Bennet (CO)—han trabajado con cuatro Republicanos del Senado—John McCain (AZ), Lindsay Graham (SC), Marco Rubio (FL) y Jeff Flake (AZ)—con el fin de elaborar una propuesta para reparar el fallido sistema de inmigración de nuestra nación. El […]

By Marshall Fitz, Ann Garcia, and Philip E. Wolgin | Thursday, April 25, 2013

Top 10 Ways the Senate’s Immigration Reform Bill Will Fix Our Broken System

Rally for CitizenshipThe bipartisan Senate compromise embraces competing political imperatives while advancing smart solutions that will put 11 million undocumented immigrants on the road to citizenship.

By Marshall Fitz, Ann Garcia, and Philip E. Wolgin | Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Immigration Is Changing the Political Landscape in Key States

Rally article icon Issue Brief Supporting real immigration reform that contains a pathway to citizenship for our nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants is the only way to maintain electoral strength in the future.

By Philip E. Wolgin and Ann Garcia | Monday, April 8, 2013