Day: November 12, 2015

U.S. government yet to successfully get immigration documents online

Over the last decade, the Department of Homeland Security has spent more than $1 billion in an effort to digitize the forms necessary for legal immigration into the U.S. But, after all of that time and money spent, only one out of the nearly 100 documents has successfully gotten onto the Internet, according to the Washington Post. …

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Immigration reform support remains strong in Texas

Texas has long been one of the states that has had to tackle the controversial issue of immigration reform head on, simply because of its geographic location. Texas shares an extensive border with Mexico, and over half of the undocumented immigrants in the U.S. (about 5.9 million people) are Mexican, according to the Pew Research Center. Supporters of positive …

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Californian politicians vow to fight for immigration action despite Speaker delays

The issue of immigration continues to take center stage in the political arena. Vows against positive immigration reform have popped up consistently in the campaigns of Republican presidential hopefuls, oftentimes taking shape in the form of derogatory comments made by front-runner Donald Trump. Following Paul Ryan’s ascension to Speaker of the House, immigration reform advocates are even more worried efforts …

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Hispanic leaders speak up on Trump and immigration reform

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump recently hosted the popular sketch show “Saturday Night Live” to mixed reactions across the country. In his campaign thus far, Trump has used aggressive and often demeaning language when speaking about undocumented immigrants and the issue of immigration reform in general. While most may not have much say in the political …

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