Anti-Immigrant Measure LR-121 on Montana Ballot

Sisters of Charity say Vote Against Montana LR-121 The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth came to Helena and western Montana in 1868. When those pioneer Sisters arrived in Helena, the priests gave them their home because no lodging had yet been prepared; the sisters had traveled for days in a stagecoach. Similar welcoming attitudes have […]

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Presidential Debate on Immigration: Transcript

PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE October 16, 2012 QUESTION: Mr. Romney, what do you plan on doing with immigrants without their green cards that are currently living here as productive members of society? ROMNEY: Thank you. Lorraine? Did I get that right? Good. Thank you for your question. And let me step back and tell you what I […]

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Stop Exclusion from Affordable Care Act for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Background: Despite progress made by the Obama administration to help improve the lives of low- income immigrants, its recent decision to exclude young, healthy individuals who are DREAMers from affordable health care is a huge step backwards. How you can help: Take a stand against this harmful decision by sending written comments to the U.S. Department of […]

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Mississippi joins federal immigration lawsuit against Obama on DACA

JACKSON, Mississippi — Mississippi Gov. Phi Bryant has joined in a lawsuit against Obama administration over its plan to stop deporting many young illegal immigrants and grant them work permits. Bryant made the announcement Wednesday. The lawsuit was filed in August in federal court in Dallas on behalf of 10 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement […]

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Maryland Dream Act will benefit state, study says

  Maryland Dream Act will benefit state, study says Article can be found HERE By Aaron C. Davis Maryland’s Dream Act, if approved by voters on Nov. 6, would lure more illegal immigrants to public colleges and cost more than state analysts have predicted. But over decades the measure’s “net benefits” could far outweigh costs, returning […]

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UCC Southwest Conference encouraging congregations to welcome immigrants

UCC Southwest Conference encouraging congregations to welcome immigrants

  October 3, 2012   Randy Mayer, pastor of Good Shepherd UCC in Sahuarita, Ariz., speaks to Univision reporters following a press conference by religious leaders in oppositions to Arizona’s SB 1070 immigration legislation. Photo Scott Griessel   In living into “that we may all be one,” the Southwest Conference of the United Church of Christ is […]

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Kris Kobach, Kansas Secretary Of State, Faces Recall Attempt

  Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R), who famously drafted Arizona and Alabama’s controversial immigration laws, is facing a recall attempt over those efforts and his support for a new voter photo ID law in the state. Two anti-Kobach activists, Sonny Scroggins and Frank Smith, told the Associated Press that they will start a petition this […]

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AV Spotlight on House “Races to Watch” for Immigrant and Latino Voters

  AMERICA’S VOICE RELEASES SPOTLIGHT ON HOUSE “RACES TO WATCH” FOR IMMIGRANT AND LATINO VOTERS America’s Voice | Released on 10/01/2012 October 2012 | Click here to download PDF Outcome of Key Contests Will Influence Path Forward on Immigration Reform Next Year Today, America’s Voice releases a spotlight on fourteen competitive House races of importance to Latino and Asian […]

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