Orleans sheriff changes course on immigration holds | News | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA

In a move pressed by the New Orleans City Council and prodded by a lawsuit from two men who were held behind bars on immigration holds months after their legal release dates, Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman will no longer accept such requests by federal officials unless inmates are also charged with major violent offenses. Immigrant advocates…

Rubio: Obama could ‘basically legalize’ millions of immigrants if reform fails – The Hill’s Video

I believe that this president tempted, will be tempted, if nothing happens in Congress, to issue an executive order as he did for the Dream Act kids a year ago, where he basically legalizes 11 million people by the sign of a pen,” Rubio told WFLA’s “The Morning Show with Preston Scott."  "Now we won’t get any E-Verify, we won’t get a…

Rubio Should Call for Suspension of Deportation for Those in His Own Bill

  While President Should Make DACA Expansion “Plan A” for Immigration Reform August 13, 2013 – Los Angeles, CA In response to Marco Rubio’s comments on the possible expansion of DACA, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, issued the following statement:   “Senator Rubio’s bizarre comments demonstrate precisely why the President…