For those of you who were unable to attend the reception , here's a link to Ms. Brané's speech (about 25 minutes, in MP3 format.) In her speech, she spoke of a note passed to her by a child locked up at Hutto. Here it is:
"President Obama announces a new Department of Homeland Security policy
that will allow certain young people who were brought to the United
States as young children, do not present a risk to national security or
public safety, and meet several key criteria to be considered for
June 15, 2012, Remarks by the President on Immigration , Rose Garden, 2:09 P.M. EDT
[Note the rude interruption by reporter Neil Munro of the conservative Daily Caller, edited by Tucker Carlson. Munro's explanation for his actions is simply not credible , and he has been roundly criticized . "Former...
"President Barack Obama said Friday that his administration would let
many young [unauthorized] immigrants legally live and work in the U.S.,
sidestepping Congress after years of stalemate over the nation's
immigration policy. The Obama administration says it won't deport
From the August 1, 2012 issue of Bender's Immigration Bulletin .
See also this link to the audio recording.
"Now it's President Obama's turn to talk immigration. In a speech on Tuesday, Obama is expected to praise the blueprint offered Monday by a bipartisan group of senators, while re-affirming the plan he put up in 2011 and calling for continuing negotiations in both the Senate and the House...
Full video of speech here . Official transcript of speech here . White House Fact Sheet here .
"If the Senate is going to spend the entire month of June debating immigration reform, then Sen. Timothy M. Kaine (D-Va.) figured he should say a word or two in Spanish. A large part of the momentum driving the immigration debate in Congress is the acknowledgment of the growing political power of...
Need some inspiration? Doug Stump 's installation speech [ AILA President 2013-14 ] starting at min. 16:00 will pump you up!