Could Obama expand deferred action? Marco Rubio seems to think so

“There is going to be outrage from the tea party, health and there’s going to be outrage from Republicans, ” he told VOXXI. “But I think the president will have a strong moral ground to say, ‘I’ve given you five years to solve the problem and you haven’t done anything. We have a humanitarian crisis going on and I can declare that these people are entitled…

Immigration Reform 2013: DREAMers Call On Obama To Expand Deferred Action To Undocumented

Neidi Dominguez, 25, lives in constant fear daily. She was brought to America at nine years old from Morelos, cheap a once- agricultural state in south-central Mexico that’s now moving toward industry and commerce. Neidi remained undocumented until she was 24, when she fell in love and got married to a U.S. citizen. Her spouse petitioned the government f…

Newark Police first in N.J. to refuse to detain undocumented immigrants accused of minor crimes | NJ.com

The Newark Police Department has become the first law enforcement agency in New Jersey to refuse the federal government’s requests to detain people accused of minor crimes who are suspected of being in the U.S. illegally, link according to immigration advocates. In enacting the policy, Newark becomes the latest city to opt out of the most controversial…

House Dems urge Brown to sign TRUST Act – Political Blotter – Politics in the Bay Area and beyond

Gov. Jerry Brown got a letter from 28 California House Democrats this week urging him to sign the TRUST Act, medical which would limit how the state’s law enforcement officers cooperate with federal immigration efforts. The lawmakers – including all but two of the Bay Area’s House members – wrote that the bill “sets clear, uniform standards to limit burden…