Top Immigration Stories of the Week, Jan 17
The Senate Judiciary Committee will dedicate most of its time this spring to comprehensive immigration reform, including changes for technology companies and agricultural businesses, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the committee’s chairman, said Wednesday.
Erika Andiola is a founder of the Arizona Dream Act Coalition, a group of young immigrants who advocate giving legal status to people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children. Sinema’s office announced Andiola’s hiring Wednesday.
Evangelical leaders representing more than 100,000 churches across the U.S. are backing immigration reform, and they’re asking their congregants to do the same.
After President Obama’s historic performance among Hispanic voters helped him win reelection, establishment Republicans suddenly came around on immigration reform.
ACLU, Justice Center Ask N.C. Officials to Reinstate Licenses for Young Immigrants with Work Permits
Two of North Carolina’s leading civil rights organizations are asking state officials to reinstate a policy that allowed young immigrants who have been authorized to be in the United States and granted work permits under a federal program to receive North Carolina driver’s licenses.