Families, Congresspeople, 500+ Organizations Call on President to Suspend Deportations « Contacto Latino News

As Senate started debating immigration reform this week activists all over the country kept on pushing their request to keep families together and suspend deportations. Congressman Gutierrez as well as Reps. Jackson-Lee, try Schakowsky, Titus, Clarke, Cardenas and others joined fathers facing deportation and representatives of more than 500 immigrant…

Titus, House Dems push for immigration reform for ‘mommies and daddies’ – Las Vegas Sun News

As the Senate debates a comprehensive immigration reform bill, the House of Representatives is fighting a partisan battle over President Barack Obama’s stopgap measure, treat a program to defer deportations for young undocumented immigrants who entered the United States as children. Last week, a group of House Republicans voted to defund the deferred a…

Immigration: As Senate Takes Up Bill, President Obama Urges Swift Approval | Fox News Latino

Some groups took issue with Obama’s contention in his news conference that enforcement efforts are now focused on criminals, instead of others who do not pose a threat to public safety. Immigration advocacy groups have long criticized the president for the record number of deportations that have occurred under his administration. Many of those who…

President Obama visits Los Angeles before meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Palm Springs | abc7.com

Mr. Obama arrived at Los Angeles International Airport at around 11 a.m. First on his agenda was a Democratic National Committee fundraising event. The president and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa boarded Marine One and took off for the Santa Monica event. Demonstrators held a sit-in at the intersection of San Vicente Boulevard and 26th Street. The…

President Obama visits Los Angeles before meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Palm Springs | abc7.com

Mr. Obama arrived at Los Angeles International Airport at around 11 a.m. First on his agenda was a Democratic National Committee fundraising event. The president and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa boarded Marine One and took off for the Santa Monica event. Demonstrators held a sit-in at the intersection of San Vicente Boulevard and 26th Street. The…