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Michelle Brané's 2012 Levy Award Acceptance Speech

Michelle Brané 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:

In Case You Missed the President's DREAM Speech...

"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 relief from...

Transcript of President Obama's DREAM Speech

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...

DHS to Grant Reprieve, Work Permits to DREAMers

"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 many younger...

Text of Michelle Brané's 2012 Levy Award Acceptance Speech

From the August 1, 2012 issue of Bender's Immigration Bulletin . See also this link to the audio recording. Michelle Brané

Obama to Give Immigration Speech Today

"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...

Video, Transcript and Fact Sheet: Obama's Immigration Speech (Las Vegas, Jan. 29, 2013)

Full video of speech here . Official transcript of speech here . White House Fact Sheet here .

A Senate First: Floor Speech Entirely in Spanish

"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...

From Indifference to Involvement; from Ambivalence to Passion

Need some inspiration? Doug Stump 's installation speech [ AILA President 2013-14 ] starting at min. 16:00 will pump you up!

Remarks by the President in Address to the Nation on Immigration: Official Transcript

Remarks by the President in Address to the Nation on Immigration: Official Transcript of Nov. 20, 2014 Speech

Obama Immigration Adviser Faces Protests At AILA Speech: Law360

Allissa Wickham at Law360 writes : " Cecilia Munoz, a top immigration adviser to the president, was confronted with protesters challenging the Obama administration’s use of family detention while she addressed a large group of immigration lawyers Thursday at a convention center outside Washington...

AILA on Trump Immigration Speech

AILA: Trump Immigration Policy Unworkable and Inhumane AILA Quicktake #174: Response to Trump's Immigration Policy Platform AILA President: Trump speech was fantasy, not policy