Mexico to issue birth certificates at its US consulates

From the Associated Press.

The Mexican government on Thursday will start issuing birth certificates to its citizens at consulates in the United States, seeking to make it easier for them to apply for U.S. work permits, driver’s licenses and protection from deportation.
Until now, Mexico has required citizens to get birth certificates at government offices in Mexico. […]

By |January 15th, 2015|Immigration, Legal News, National Headlines|0 Comments

“Federal judge blocks use of Arizona identity-theft laws”

“Federal judge blocks use of Arizona identity theft laws”
From Jurist: Judge David Campbell for the US District Court for the District of Arizona on Monday ruled Maricopa County officials may not enforce two Arizona identity-theft laws used to convict hundreds of undocumented immigrant workers. The court ordered an immediate halt [LAT report] to the […]

By |January 7th, 2015|Immigration, Legal News|0 Comments

Use ‘safe zones’ to end immigrant crisis

Use ‘safe zones’ to end immigrant crisis

(CNN) — As America grapples with a crisis of children on its southern border, another image from another time seems inescapable: that ship full of Jewish refugees off our shores as World War II approached.
You might have seen the story portrayed in the Holocaust Museum in Washington. It unfolded in […]

By |July 15th, 2014|Immigration|0 Comments

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas detained at Texas airport

 

 

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UPDATED (Tuesday, 10 a.m. EDT): Jose Antonio Vargas was detained by Border Patrol at McAllen-Miller International Airport while attempting to fly to Los Angeles. More information here. 
 
On July 5, Jose Antonio Vargas received a text message from Cristina Jimenez, the cofounder and managing director of the immigrant youth-led organization United We Dream.
“Hi love!” she wrote. “We are sending delegation […]

By |July 15th, 2014|Immigration|0 Comments

Pesident Obama and Texas Governor Perry agree on border force

President Obama’s additional funding request follows months of political gridlock over a wide-reaching bill to overhaul the immigration system.
Obama and Texas Governor Perry agree on border force
 
While visiting the state, and Texas Governor Perry, Mr. Obama said he had no “philosophical objection” to increasing the number of border patrol agents and repositioning them.
But President Obama said such […]

By |July 11th, 2014|Immigration|0 Comments

Reports: Border Patrol Agents Use Excessive Force and Physical Abuse

A recent report written by Daniel E. Martínez, an assistant professor of sociology at George Washington University for The American Immigration Council, reports that excessive force and physical abuse and excessive force top the list of hundreds of complaints filed against U.S. Border Patrol agents., The complaints include charges that agents kicked a pregnant woman, […]

By |May 8th, 2014|Immigration, National Headlines|0 Comments

The Benefit of Immigration is Clear

The Benefit of Immigration is Clear.
 
When a company succeeds in the marketplace, it is certainly cause to rejoice, but it does not necessarily rise to a blog from us. On the other hand, the success of an immigrant does.
I read recently about Jan Koum, inventor and developer of WhatsApp. Koum, a Ukrainian immigrant whose childhood […]

By |February 21st, 2014|Immigration|0 Comments

Opponents of Alabama strict Immigration Law Win Victory

Opponents of Alabama strict Immigration Law Win Victory.
It appears that opponents of Alabama  strict immigration law have won a victory. Last week the state of Alabama agreed not to defend the portion of the law that opponents labeled as racial profiling. The law was enacted in 2011.This U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year refused to […]

By |November 4th, 2013|Immigration, National Headlines|0 Comments

New law gives Undocumented Immigrant’s driver’s licenses in California.

New law gives Undocumented Immigrant’s driver’s licenses in California.
 
 
The State of California has begun to issue driver´s licenses to undocumented drivers. California Governor Jerry Brown, a man never afraid to push the envelope for what he thinks is right, signed a law that will permit undocumented immigrants to drive in his state. “This is only […]

By |October 8th, 2013|Immigration, Law Changes, Legal News, National Headlines|0 Comments

Attorney Martin E. Regan, Jr. Ponders the Case of Sergio Garcia

Attorney Martin E. Regan, Jr. Ponders the Case of Sergio Garcia. I like to follow the progress, or the lack of it, of the immigration agenda. It seems that advancements towards a permanent resolution for the undocumented now living in the United States have come to a grinding stop. This is one issue where politicians […]

By |September 9th, 2013|Immigration, Law Changes, Legal News, National Headlines, Supreme Court|0 Comments