Immigration Reform

Peaceful protests pop up to fight anti-immigration sentiment

As the issue of immigration reform continues to be thrust into the national spotlight, supporters of immigration are using peaceful protests to demonstrate their beliefs on matters surrounding the controversial topic. In North Carolina, proponents of immigration reform gathered outside Gov. Pat McCrory's mansion to show their dissatisfaction with a bill he is expected to sign into …

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Actress Olivia Wilde speaks out against Trump’s immigration views

Recently, actor Robert De Niro screened his new short film "Ellis" at a secluded venue in Manhattan. Celebrities like Susan Surandon, Jane Rosenthal and Olivia Wilde made up part of the small group of individuals that were in attendance for the private screening. The film sheds an unpleasant light around the struggles that immigrants of this …

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Bernie Sanders campaign hires immigration reform activist

Vermont Sen. and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders hired another immigration reform activist, Cesar Vargas, to join his campaign team as he prepares for a run at the oval office. This political move makes sense, given the fact that Sanders has voiced concerns over reaching the Latino population effectively, according to the Huffington Post. Vargas …

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Immigrants protest lack of movement on Obama’s executive order by fasting

Immigration activists decided to protest the stalling of President Obama's executive order, which would have given deportation relief to millions of undocumented immigrants. It's a peaceful protest that involves publicly fasting for nine days across the street from 5th U.S. Circuit Court in New Orleans. Protesters are intent on convincing the judges to make a decision …

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First Democratic presidential debate puts immigration reform in the spotlight

The first Democratic presidential debate was held in Las Vegas and featured five candidates who are all hoping to get the party's endorsement. Right now, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are ranking highest in preliminary polls to get the nod as the Democratic party's next presidential candidate. According to the Los Angeles Times, their stances on …

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Immigrants protest peacefully after green card mistake

Immigrants are protesting the Department of Homeland Security peacefully to express their dissatisfaction with a recent reversal in government policy that will leave many immigrants, who came to the U.S. for jobs, in legal disarray. To show their frustration, they are delivering flowers with notes venting their opinions.  In early September, the State Department issued a …

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Chapel Hill mayor signs letter to encourage immigration reform

Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and 17 other mayors across the country signed a letter to President Obama to request the admittance of more Syrian refugees to the U.S. Mayor Kleinschmidt is a proud member of Cities United for Immigration Action, an organization whose goal is to encourage positive immigration reform in the U.S.  …

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Fiorina separates herself from other GOP candidates with Latino voters

Following the initial two GOP presidential debates, ex-Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, who didn't even qualify to participate in the first main debate, is showing rising popularity in the early polls. As she fights to catch up with Republican front-runner Donald Trump, her more moderate stance on immigration reform could help her win over the much sought-after …

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