Immigration Reform: Elusive and Uncertain

By: Joey Spesia Despite President Obama’s promise to take immigration reform into his own hands by the end of summer, White House Officials announced on September 6th, 2014 that any executive action taken by the President would come sometime after the midterm elections in November and before the end of … Continue reading

Immigration Policy Poised for Change

By Joey Spesia On June 30, 2014 President Obama outlined his plan to take Immigration Reform into his own hands during his speech from the White House. The President opened by stating that “[o]ne year ago this month, senators of both parties – with support from the business, labor, law … Continue reading

Immigration Reform Framework Slowly Emerging

In recent weeks, immigration reform has seemed further and further off on the horizon. The Gang of Eight has dwindled to five and the year-long negotiations among the bipartisan group have broken down. However, there are still some encouraging signs. Congressman Bob Goodlatte, chair of the Judiciary committee, has repeatedly … Continue reading

UPDATE: Latest DACA Numbers

An update of he latest Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) numbers can be found Here. To date, 497,960 DACA cases have been accepted, with 291,859 approved and 2,352 denied.   Source: USCIS