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Zuckerberg Group Hopes Chavez Movie Inspires Immigration Push

An advocacy group co-founded by Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg is using the story of labor organizer Cesar Chavez to help revive momentum behind an …

Introducing Push4Reform en Español

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• Introducing Push4Reform en Español

Posted by Adrian Palma on March 18, 2014.

Today, we’re excited to announce the launch of the Spanish-language …

Immigration Reform

Hoy estamos emocionados de anunciar el lanzamiento de Push4Reform en Español, que es una nueva herramienta de activismo que le permite ve…

Hoy estamos emocionados de anunciar el lanzamiento de Push4Reform en Español, que es una nueva herramienta de activismo que le permite ver cuál es la postura de su representante respecto a la reforma migratoria y que le ayuda a fácilmente tomar acción para decirles que usted apoya la reforma. Trate Push4Reform en Español y vea!

Pew finds broad support for immigrants

A new poll released Thursday finds that a broad, bipartisan majority of Americans favor allowing undocumented immigrants to stay in the United States, although less than half would support a path to citizenship for them.

Seventy-three percent of Americans back a path to legal status as long as the …

Immigration

Chamber of Commerce urges action on immigration

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce increased pressure on House Republicans to make a move on immigration reform on Tuesday, sending them a letter from more than 600 businesses and other groups urging lawmakers to pass an overhaul this year.

The powerful business lobby spearheaded the letter, which …

Immigration

The Story of All Cell Technologies

Ad Attacks House Republicans on Immigration

A new, 60-second ad aimed squarely at Republican lawmakers seeks to compel them to push through a broad overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws. Adopting a sharper tone, the ad blames House Republicans for holding up the immigration legislation that has currently stalled in Congress.

“No one …

Immigration

America stands to gain an estimated $1.5 TRILLION over 10 years from comprehensive #immigration reform. #timeisnow http://t.co/N71OJZwZUq

More Than 600 Businesses Urge Congress to Act on Immigration Reform

Immigrants are helping to grow the economy all across the nation. Take Charlotte, North Carolina for example, where immigrant restaurant owners have …

Immigration

2.24.14 U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, in conversation with LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner

LinkedIn

“We're in Austin collecting #BuiltByImmigrants stories at #SXSW! Check out the platform: app.fwd.us/STORIES #immigration #sxsw14…”

Texas

RT if you agree: we need #immigration reform now! #timeisnow #ready4reform #sxsw http://t.co/UW9I68bSZd

We're sharing our #BuiltByImmigrants platform with #SXSW attendees at the kickoff Startup Crawl http://t.co/D1Z00PpyaG

Samar Birwadker's immigration story

Just under a decade ago, I made the journey from Mumbai, India to San Francisco with $500 of borrowed money and the determination to build a better …

Immigration

Our #BuiltByImmigrants winners are ready for their #SXSW moment on stage w/ @SteveCase! #timeisnow http://t.co/1IVn4EvcUt

Immigrants will continue to leave a lasting impact on Austin and the greater American economy

Immigrants will continue to leave a lasting impact on Austin and the greater American economy. Tell Congress to pass meaningful immigration reform.

Leezia Dhalla's immigration story

Undocumented.
Educated at Northwestern University.
Canadian-born, Texas-bred.
Age 24. Came to the U.S. at age 6.

Employed at Rackspace as an executive …

Immigration

Thanks @SteveCase for supporting these inspiring examples of how America is #BuiltByImmigrants at #SXSW. http://t.co/d9z1H5q6vl

“Our #BuiltByImmigrants winners Leezia and Samar are introduced by Steve Case at #SXSW! #sxsw14 #sxswi #tech #immigration #timeisnow”

Steve Case

19 People Could Be Deported From Austin During SXSW This Week

Travis County, which shares a jail with Austin, averaged 19 deportations a week from 2009 to 2013, of people it sent to ICE. Activists are pushing back on the sheriff saying he doesn’t have to comply with immigration detainers as other cities have done.

If a partygoer at South by Southwest (SXSW), …

“Rosario Dawson supports immigration reform! We caught up with her at the Latinos in Tech events today at SXSW. #immigration #timeisnow…”

Rosario Dawson

The crowd is mingling at Mass Relevance for the #icodeimmigration happy hour. #sxsw http://t.co/761uBmCttF

Joe Green on Twitter

@SteveCase and @DarrellIssa talking #immigrationreform. #timeisnow @FWD_us pic.twitter.com/1H7pwxcndK

Our founder @joekgreen kicking off the #immigration and technology happy hour at Mass Relevance #SXSW http://t.co/S2uF2Pbs5K

.@DarrellIssa addresses the crowd about #immigration reform at #icodeimmigration happy hour. #SXSW http://t.co/2GTh87geKW

Our #BuiltByImmigrants contest winner @RackerLeez is sharing her story at the #icodeimmigration happy hour http://t.co/khEbH0FjTK

“@peterlfrench shares why he supports #immigration reform. Help urge Congress to act: FWD.us/INACTION”

Immigration Reform

“Steve Case speaks on immigration reform at the Innovation & Immigration happy hour event last week at SXSW. #timeisnow #ready4reform…”

Steve Case