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<p>Letter No. 30: Immigration reform now!</p>

Letter No. 30: Immigration reform now!

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Letter No. 33: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, The independent Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just gave lawmakers 197 billion reasons...

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Letter No. 32: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, You must be wondering why all Republicans are not getting the message...

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Letter No.28: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, Now that Speaker John Boehner has a Black immigrant in his family,...

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Letter No. 29: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, Now that the "Gang of Eight" in the Senate's Judiciary Committee has...

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Letter No. 30: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, This week, New York City Public Advocate and Democratic mayoral candidate Bill...

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A Letter No. 31: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, As the U.S. Senate gets ready for a vote on the 867-page...

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Letter No. 12 to President Obama: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, While a lot of news from your inauguration was about what the...

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No. 24: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, Finally we have a bill! I'm tempted to say "hip, hip, hooray"...

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Open letter No. 23 Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, It must be a lie! Twenty-three letters in, I was under the...

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Letter No.26: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, on May Day (May 1), Luis Moreno, a 29-year-old undocumented immigrant from...

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Open letter No. 22 to President Obama: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, The Associated Press is a trusted news leader, so when the AP...

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No. 25: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, In the past 10 years, migrants from Russia securing asylum in the...

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Letter No. 17 to President Obama: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, How would you feel if someone told your daughters that they hate...

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Letter No. 16 to President Obama: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, This week, I asked several West Indian-born nationals here in the U.S....

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Letter No. 4 to President Obama: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, Good for you! Thank you for insisting that you will not support...

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Letter No. 6 to President Obama: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, Can the Gang of Eight help you deliver the New Year's gift...

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Letter No. 3 to President Obama: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, On the official day of thanks, I reflected--as I force myself to...

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Letter No. 7 to President Obama: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, What if Adam Lanza was an immigrant? Would we still be getting...

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Letter No. 1 to President Obama: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, Now that it's clear that the immigrant vote in urban America helped...

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Letter No. 5 to President Obama: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, Despite what some may claim, there is no fixing of the economy...

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Letter No. 8 to President Obama: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, For every immigration fraud scheme that is busted, there are undoubtedly many...

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Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, Most of the talk in recent weeks has been about immigration reform...

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Immigrant votes, not just Latinos, could swing reform

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in his usual frank tone, said recently on Enrique Santos'...

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Deadline approaching for green card lottery

The deadline for the annual Diversity or "Green Card" lottery is fast approaching. The DV...

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Thank you, Lorraine Osorio!

Thanks to Lorraine Osorio and moderator Candy Crowley, immigration finally made it into the second...

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The economics of immigration reform vs. self-deportation

The Oktoberfest of presidential debates is here, and undoubtedly the hot-button issue of immigration reform...

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The hypocrisy of Republicans

Call it hypocrisy, plain and simple! While Republicans have pushed an enforcement-only immigration agenda and...

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'Show me your papers' upheld in AL, GA

Get ready to show your "papers" in Alabama and Georgia. The U.S. 11th Circuit Court...

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What about the Morton memo?

On March 2, 2011, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton issued a...

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Dream still deferred for immigrant

The dream continues to be deferred--at least for now--for the many young immigrants anxious to...

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Supreme Court gets it wrong on AZ law

"Reject Racism!" The sign of one protestor outside the Arizona state building in Tucson on...

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Romney suddenly finds voice on the 'I' word

After weeks of ignoring the dreaded "I" word, Mitt Romney, the heir apparent Republican presidential...

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It's a DREAM come true!

On Thursday, June 14, I wrote a column asking President Barack Obama to stand up...

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Racism or just business as usual?

Talk about trying to focus on keeping the coffee creamy! A Republican senator from Massachusetts...

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Fields of sex abuse

Before you eat your next fruit or buy your next vegetable in a supermarket, think...

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The GOP's Hispanic outreach--what a joke!

Last week, the Republican National Committee decided it was time to go after the Latino...

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Will the Supreme Court get it right?

This June, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to deliver its ruling on whether Arizona's...

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Immigrants continue to support two homes

Whoever said Caribbean and Latin American immigrants in the United States are dependent on handouts...

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Immigrants may catch a break on fees

In a move that is sure to be welcomed by some immigrants, the United States...

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Immigrant citizens too face rights violation

The United States is failing in its obligations under international human rights law to ensure...

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Racism at March Madness

Blame the Republican right-wingers and their ugly rhetoric on immigrants and immigration. That's who insulted...

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When Paul met Jose-- the hypocrisy of the right

It's a drama not even a Telemundo soap opera writer could have conceived. No, it's...

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When ignorance is bandied about as fact

Recently, my cousin Michael brought to my attention a posting on the wall of a...

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Rep. Black's dumb new bill

On the last day of January, a Republican lawmaker in Congress introduced a bill that...

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Much ado about nothing

With the presidential elections now less than 10 months away, a lot was made recently...

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Romney now turns to scapegoating immigrants

Fresh from a win in New Hampshire, Republican frontrunner Willard Mitt Romney is now zoning...

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No surprise that Latinos disapprove of Obama's deportation policies

A new study released last week revealed some facts that a blind man could have...

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More immigrant CEOs should be like Chipotle's Moran

This past year, several organizations have released data that prove immigrants are truly important in...

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Human rights group gets it partly right on Alabama law

International rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) is the latest organization to slam the Jim...

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Most Americans actually support earned legalization

Given the abysmal reports on illegal immigration flying around the country, one could easily come...

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Cain's electrified Great Wall of Mexico

Just when you thought the Republican circus of presidential wannabes could not get any more...

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Where are Caribbean 'leaders' on immigration reform?

As the debate over immigration reform rages in the lead-up to the 2012 presidential election,...

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Another green card lottery is here

The 2013 green card lottery program is already here, giving foreigners around the world who...

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Senator won't pick up bucket of tomatoes but says law must stand

Meet Alabama Republican State Sen. Scott Beason, one of the sponsors and co-authors of the...

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Say what? Tea Partyites and liberals in agreement?

In an unlikely twist of events, conservatives and Tea Party groups have found themselves becoming...

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Welcome relief as Obama administration reviews some deportation cases

Advocates across the country are cautiously optimistic as the Obama administration announced on Aug. 18...

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The shackling of nonviolent detainees

Imagine this: Your immigrant relative who has never committed a crime but is seeking asylum...

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Democrats move beyond rhetoric but now need businesses to beat the drum

Maybe President Obama was sick and tired of hearing folks dismiss his support of immigration...

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A lawmaker, Chuck Schumer, finally gets the message right!

It's really about time! After months of harping in this column that the economic aspects...

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President Obama, tell us how you really feel about immigrants!

While the rest of the country is largely focused on the tottering United States economy...