Forum in the News
January 25, 2013 - Business Courier
Business leaders joined religious groups at a National Press Club press conference demonstrating the growing consensus for immigration reform. Both endorse legislation that would create a pathway for legal status to 12 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., expand work visa programs and strengthen border security and workplace enforcement of immigration laws.
January 25, 2013 - McClatchy DC
President Barack Obama, following up on one of his campaign pledges last fall, will unveil his plans for a comprehensive immigration overhaul Tuesday during a trip to Las Vegas.The trip marks the first step toward fulfilling his promise to press for an immigration overhaul at the beginning of his second term.
January 24, 2013 - Wisconsin Gazette
The marches take activists across bridges, down streets, through parks, along the lakefront, around the Capitol, into the halls of government. Always the goal for the activists with Wisconsin-based Voces de la Frontera is to pave a path to citizenship – for young dreamers and also for the adults in their families.
January 22, 2013 - Modern Times Magazine
On the date of the 20th “official” state holiday celebration, Monday morning in downtown Phoenix, politics took to the stage after the marchers arrived at Margaret T. Hance Park, especially the candidacy of the Rev. Warren Stewart of the First Institutional Baptist Church, 1141 E. Jefferson Ave., Phoenix.
January 22, 2013 - Huffington Post
As President Obama begins his second term, one thing is abundantly clear: he will aggressively seek Congress' approval of commonsense immigration reform. The country's economy will benefit from it and so will workers.
January 20, 2013 - Christian Science Monitor
When President Obama stands on the west steps of the Capitol to deliver his second inaugural address on Monday morning, his back will be turned to Congress, a legislative body whose public approval has crashed to near single digits. While Mr. Obama came to Washington promising to change it, he spent much of the latter half of his first term as president in a running series of bitter battles with congressional Republicans. That inability to find common cause – whoever is more to blame – led to the least productive Congress in modern American history.
January 19, 2013 - VOXXI
Negotiations on immigration reform are still in its initial stages, and while the details are unknown, some members are already signaling the possibility of bipartisanship within Congress. A renewed sense of optimism is beginning days before the presidential inauguration.
January 19, 2013 - Wisconsin Gazette
A solid majority of U.S. voters favors immigration reform that includes a path to earned citizenship for current undocumented immigrants and strong accountability measures, according to a bipartisan poll. The survey was conducted by Public Opinion Strategies, a Republican polling firm, and Hart Research Associates, a Democratic firm.
January 18, 2013 - ABC/Univision
A majority of Americans favor an immigration reform plan that allows undocumented people to apply for legal status, according to a new poll released Thursday. For the first time in NBC's poll, a majority say they support a path to legal status.
January 18, 2013 - SEIU
A ground-breaking bipartisan poll released today shows that the public overwhelmingsupports commonsense immigration reform that includes a path to earned citizenship for current undocumented immigrants and strong accountability measures.