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Category Archives: Safety Story
While more California residents than ever before say that immigrants are a benefit to the state, Arizona continues to promote the harsh anti-immigrant policies of SB-1070.
While President Obama has not yet said whether he will support an immigration reform deal that ties a pathway to citizenship to tighter border security, spending cuts to CBP may make the conversation more complicated.
During Wednesday’s Senate Judiciary Hearing titled “Comprehensive Immigration Reform,” Sen. John Cornyn of Texas said, “I do not believe the border is secure…I believe we have a long, long way to go.” Cornyn cited the lack of complete operational control … Continue reading
The recent announcements by President Barack Obama and a bipartisan group of senators outlining broad principles for immigration reform are very welcome. However, the Senate outline conditions reforms–particularly a pathway to citizenship–on achieving a poorly defined and much misunderstood notion … Continue reading
Following President Obama’s campaign-style blitz last week to unveil his proposals for immigration overhaul, the public’s rating of his handling of the issue appears to be on the rise, with several of his proposals enjoying broad support. The president’s approval … Continue reading
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano toured the Mexico border Monday to trumpet increased enforcement as she campaigned for an overhaul of immigration laws. Napolitano may have the final word on border security as it pertains to the enforcement benchmarks … Continue reading
Over the weekend, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer (D) was quick to deny claims that he may be getting soft on the border security proviso of the bipartisan blueprint presented last week. His insistence that he stands firm on border … Continue reading
As the discussion on immigration reform continues, border security remains a key issue as both Congress and the White House work to create legislation. The blueprint presented by a bipartisan group of senators last week mandates that a pathway to … Continue reading
The principles outlined by a group of bipartisan senators Tuesday make a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s undocumented immigrants contingent upon “securing the border.” Although the specific benchmarks of a secure border remain unknown, legislators would be wise to … Continue reading
Legislators have failed to pass a sweeping immigration overhaul for more than five years. But there’s one piece of the 2007 immigration reform bill that they’ve managed to accomplish: pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into border security. Under the … Continue reading