"In early April, an anti-immigrant bill like those that swept through
legislatures in Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina was stopped cold in
Mississippi. That wasn’t supposed to happen." - David Bacon, Apr. 20, 2012 .
"On a day when immigrant-rights activists nationwide rallied for action from Washington, Gov. Jerry Brown put California at the vanguard of change, signing sweeping laws aimed at speeding the assimilation of those in the country illegally. Brown...
"Congress might address the issue as part of proposed immigration reforms that could expand protections against con-artists offering help to those seeking citizenship. “This is a foreseeable problem,” said Rep. Bill Foster, D-Illinois...
" As advocates rally across the nation today to urge Congress to adopt comprehensive immigration reform, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed legislation to enhance school, workplace and civil protections for California’s hardworking immigrants...
"Governor Jerry Brown says he has signed into law a bill to help fund lawyers for unaccompanied children in immigration proceedings. The legislation signed Saturday appropriates $3 million to qualified nonprofit organizations to help represent unaccompanied...