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October 18, 2012 - National Journal
Grover Norquist: Immigration is "the most important thing to focus on if you’re concerned with the future of the country, both as an economic power and as the serious a leader of the free world." Anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist advocates comprehensive immigration reform and a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants already living in the country.
October 16, 2012 - Fox News Latino
In the Midwest, where immigrants are key to population growth, competitiveness and prosperity, Norquist told an audience of moderate and conservative business, faith and law enforcement leaders that all of us must welcome immigrants and work for better immigration policy from Washington — no matter our political leanings.
October 13, 2012 - ABC News/Univision
A conservative power player, best known for leading the Republican charge against tax increases, spent some time on Friday advocating for a different cause: immigration reform.
October 12, 2012 - Agri-Pulse
Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist asked the Republican Party to reverse its hard-line stance on immigration Friday at the Midwest meeting of the Forging a New Consensus on Immigrants and America Conference.
October 09, 2012 - Voxxi
The cost of naturalization application fees increased 610 percent between 1998 and 2008. In addition to the application fees, there are also legal services that are attached to the process that amount to the financial barriers immigrants face when they want to gain citizenship.
October 05, 2012 - New York Amsterdam News
The Oktoberfest of presidential debates is here, and undoubtedly the hot-button issue of immigration reform will make it on to the agenda. Lost in the talk about immigration reform is the economics of the left and right’s policy on the coffers of this country.
October 05, 2012 - Courier-Post
Everyone in the United States agrees that we have a serious immigration problem, but consensus is fleeting on how to describe the problem.We believe that comprehensive immigration reform is inevitable, but the political will of Latinos to organize and strengthen themselves within both parties will determine whether it happens sooner or later.
October 01, 2012 - Huffington Post
Our political leaders have not been able to break through the logjam of inaction on immigration. Coupled with an enforcement crackdown by the Obama administration, this inertia is leaving farmers across the country in crisis, with too few hands for the harvest this season.
September 28, 2012 - Seattle Times
Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum, a pro-immigration advocacy group, agreed Microsoft's proposal addresses only one part of the nation's need for temporary workers of all skill levels. "Addressing the labor needs for technology firms in Silicon Valley will not help the Georgia farmer whose onions are rotting on the vine," Noorani said.
September 27, 2012 - Miami Herald
Diana B. Diaz, one of 710,000 Florida immigrants eligible for citizenship, achieved that dream Sept. 14 at a ceremony in Tampa. “This country allows you to be successful. It offers possibility,” she declared as she became one of one of our newest, and proudest, American citizens.