There’s a big job waiting for community based organizations after Congress acts to legalize undocumented immigrants. Columnist Erwin de Leon says they better be ready.
Tag: Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Erwin de Leon reflects on why immigration reform is so important to him personally.
A private bill allowing Victor Chukwueke to stay in the United States and study medicine is cause for celebration says Erwin de Leon, but Victor is just one of millions.
A group of conservative faith, law enforcement, and business leaders call for bipartisan immigration reform. Erwin de Leon says this could be the start of something new.
The President addressed both supporters and opponents of comprehensive immigration reform (CIR), as well as business owners and immigrants. In his speech, Mr. Obama asserted that CIR is a bipartisan issue.
The immigration reform movement is at a fork in the road: fight for the DREAM Act as a standalone bill or continue the battle for comprehensive legislation.