Guest Blog By Lianne Holt-Jensen J.D.Candidate 2014 Seattle University School of Law The bipartisan Senate plan for immigration reform was announced on Monday, January 28th 2013. In response to this plan, President Obama has “praised the progress in the Senate, saying proposals so far were “very much in line” with his own principles, and he
There are students who have been in the US since they were children, and often don’t know that they are undocumented until they apply for a driver’s license or student loan. The DREAM Act was intended to address the disincentive these children face to remain in school and continue into higher education. A general sense
Lately, I have been getting a lot of questions about Obama’s new immigration policy. Some are under the impression that there is a new law granting legal status to undocumented immigrants. This is not the case. No new law has been enacted and anyone who tells you that they can get you a green card
Great video from the White House on Immigration.
Refugees from Asia, Africa, Mideast sworn in as US citizens WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday joined immigration officials and well-wishers in welcoming 27 refugees from the world’s trouble spots as they were sworn in as US citizens. “This is now officially your country,” Obama said in a televised message that was beamed into