Republican Alternative to DREAM Act is Good Sign for Immigration Reform

As we continue to wait on Congress to return from their summer recess and focus on the immigration bill at hand, it is important to look at some of the specific details that might be put into any immigration legislation. As stated in earlier posts, in order to gain Republican approval for any immigration reform, … Continue reading Republican Alternative to DREAM Act is Good Sign for Immigration Reform

Immigration Reform Progresses, but Will it Succeed?

Immigration reform took a major step forward at the end of June, when the U.S. Senate passed their immigration reform bill by a strong margin at a vote of 68-32, with 14 Republicans voting yes. The proposed bill, as discussed in previous blog posts, would give a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants as well … Continue reading Immigration Reform Progresses, but Will it Succeed?

Immigration Reform Debate Heats Up

The immigration reform legislative debate is officially underway this week, as the Senate passed votes to begin talks. A lot of politicians have been calling for serious immigration reform for a long time, and these votes signal an important step of that legislative process. The preliminary and motion to proceed votes received counts of 82-15 … Continue reading Immigration Reform Debate Heats Up