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2011-09-28 17:24:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obama administration's effort to halt state enforcement of immigration laws was dealt a blow today when U.S. District Judge Susan Lovelace Blackburn refused to block key provisions of Alabama's landmark immigration law. In August, the Department of Justice (DOJ) sought an injunction to block implementation of the Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act (H.B. 56). Judge Blackburn's ruling leaves intact most of the law including...

2011-09-27 09:01:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, October 4, 2011, Progressives for Immigration Reform will host a national conference discussing U.S. immigration policy, conservation, and the environment. The conference will feature dialogue on topical subjects including the Barbara Jordan report, U.S. immigration policy, and its impact on population size, the environment, and U.S. labor. Six panelists will lead this year's discussion; including, Member of Wills Kelvin...

2011-09-08 19:17:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With his own job approval rating hitting a new low, and Election Day just 14 months off, President Obama tonight addressed the issue that most concerns Americans: the lack of jobs for millions of Americans who need them. In his speech to Congress and the American public, the President unveiled a host of proposals and incentives designed to spur job creation. What he consciously failed to address is the impact legal and illegal...

2011-09-06 11:22:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to persistent unemployment and a sluggish economic recovery, Progressives for Immigration Reform today called for a moratorium on new immigration into the United States. "The economy has been in recession or near-recession for over three years," stated PFIR Executive Director Leah Durant, "and neither the administration nor Congress has done enough to create new jobs. With record high unemployment rates, Americans need...

2011-04-05 11:25:00

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hold Their Feet to the Fire 2011 will bring together 50 talk radio hosts, broadcasting to all 50 states, for a two-day "Electronic Town Hall" dedicated to discussing U.S. immigration policy. The annual event is organized by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) and will take place on April 6 and 7 at Washington's Phoenix Park Hotel. The 50 talk hosts, who will be joined by concerned citizen activists, will be delivering...

2011-03-23 05:00:00

50 Talk Radio Hosts to Gather in Washington for National "Town Hall" on Immigration WASHINGTON, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) announces April 6 and 7 as the dates for Hold Their Feet to the Fire 2011. Fifty talk radio hosts from all across the United States, led by Roger Hedgecock of Radio America Networks, are scheduled to participate in Hold Their Feet to the Fire 2011, making it the largest immigration "town hall" of the...

2010-12-01 18:06:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Congress should not be voting on any mass amnesty legislation without being fully aware of the cost estimate from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office," said ProEnglish Executive Director Jayne Cannava. "This evening, Rep. Steve King of Iowa requested that CBO release its cost analysis of the DREAM Act before the House or the Senate moves to consider it for a vote on the floor after the legislation was rumored to carry a...

2010-09-30 15:59:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Senator Robert Menendez has placed a significant proposal for comprehensive immigration reform before the U.S. Senate. We fully support Senator Menendez's legislation and we urge the Senate to consider it and pass it! The framework Senator Menendez proposes is thoughtful and reasonable. It includes provision for the unification of families, smart employment verification, secure borders, a commission to review labor markets and visa...

2010-04-30 15:52:00

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) called an outline of legislation circulated by the Senate Democratic leadership, "yet another attempt to reward illegal aliens and cheap labor employers at the expense of the American public." The outline, offered by Senators Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) offers amnesty to millions of illegal aliens and family members residing outside the U.S.,...

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2010-04-26 07:24:20

President Obama's climate change plan was pushed back Sunday after a key Republican pulled his support for an energy and climate bill over an outrage due to an immigration bill that was moved forward ahead of the climate bill. The move shocked White House officials, who were unsure how to respond to the unraveling of a major part of the president's strategy both for meeting his international oaths on climate change and shifting the US economy from reliance on foreign oil. Lawrence Summers,...