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Pew Research reports an increase among the undocumented population — maybe

Pew Research reports an increase among the undocumented population — maybe

LatinaLista — If ever there was a report that could be described as “On the one hand, yes — on the other hand, no.” it would be today’s Pew Research report New Estimate: 11.7 million in 2012: Population Decline of Unauthorized Immigrants Stalls, May Have Reversed The key words are “may have.” Pew Research Center’s

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Latino workers vital to Michigan dairy sector

By Jeremy C. Nagel AgriNotes & News LANSING — Fruit and vegetable growers aren’t the only segment of Michigan’s vast agriculture industry clamoring for comprehensive, federal-level immigration reform. Dairy farming remains the single largest component of the state’s expanding farm sector, and Hispanic workers have become integral to our milk industry. Kerry Nobis manages a


Analysis of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on one-year anniversary

By Audrey Singer and Nicole Prchal Svajlenka Brookings As Congress debates the fate of the “DREAMers” — those undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children—the one-year anniversary of the start of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program occurs on August 15. The DACA program — an initiative of the Obama


President George W. Bush repeats his message to the GOP — pass immigration reform

LatinaLista — This morning, former President George W. Bush presided over a naturalization ceremony held at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas on the campus of Southern Methodist University. It was expected that he would deliver remarks supporting immigration reform, especially since the House is supposed to be taking up the issue

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As the White House gears up for senate debate on immigration reform, Obama preaches to the choir

LatinaLista — Today, the Senate began debate on immigration, an issue that the majority of the Latino community has been fighting for since the 21st Century began more than a decade ago. Yet, before the Senate voted to take the bill to the floor for debate, President Obama addressed a distinguished group of businesspeople, law

It’s time to take the sexism out of the debate on immigration reform

LatinaLista — Over the years in covering the immigration issue, if there is one thing that I’ve noticed, it’s that immigration is discussed by policymakers and politicians in a very sexist manner. It wasn’t until the mid-2000s that they, and the media, even acknowledged that women immigrants were part of the migration flow. It was