Hairo Cortes

Undocumented People Must Be at Negotiation Table to Achieve Substantive Relief

For over a year now undocumented and grassroots immigrant rights organizers have been leading the call for President Obama to take unilateral action against deportations. It started with a simple request: while Congress debated immigration reform, the President had to place a moratorium on deportations. As months passed with no signs of traction for humane […]

  • Jul 25, 2014
  • 7:59 AM

Where Is Congressional Hispanic Caucus Leadership on Deportation Issue?

It’s been a rough few days for immigration advocates on the ground. After more than a year of successfully building pressure on the President to step in and turn around his disastrous deportation record through executive action, we forced a full review of the White House’ immigration enforcement programs. With less than a month before […]

  • May 30, 2014
  • 3:07 PM

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