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Immigration: All About The Politics

It’s been a pretty remarkable year in immigration politics.  A year ago, the Republican primaries pushed Mitt Romney to advocate “self-deportation” as his principal strategy to the immigration issue–a strategy endorsing Arizona and Alabama-type...

Immigration Reform Update

Immigration reform has been all over the news since Obama’s re-election.  Groups in both chambers of Congress report that they are very close to releasing immigration bills.  Remember that the introduction of a bill is the starting point of the process.  Each...

Immigration Reform Tries Again

On April 29, 2010, Democratic Senators Reid, Durbin, Schumer, Leahy, Feinstein, and Menendez announced the Practical Answers for Immigration Reform (“REPAIR”) proposal, a 26‐page “framework of concrete bipartisan ideas” for immigration reform.  Intended as...