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Paromita Shah

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House Republicans Need to Stop Playing Games With Immigrant Families' Futures

(18) Comments | Posted July 24, 2013 | 10:38 AM

Republican members of the House are playing games with immigrant families' futures. Tuesday's House Judiciary Committee hearing was meant to explore policies that would offer (some) DREAMers' a path to citizenship. Their half-hearted, piece meal approach exemplifies House legislators' aim to stall and thwart the passage of a comprehensive reform...

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There's No Time to Waste on the Failed Policies of the SAFE Act

(33) Comments | Posted June 20, 2013 | 12:10 PM

Rep. Trey Gowdy's (R-SC) SAFE Act is a cynical and tired attempt to thwart the promise of true immigration reform. As the Senate debates the immigration bill that has been legislated and lauded by both Republicans and Democrats alike, Rep. Gowdy's extreme bill exposes just how out of touch he...

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Expanding Domestic Violence Deportation Grounds Does No Favors to Survivors

(14) Comments | Posted May 20, 2013 | 11:19 AM

What's at stake in the immigration reform bill is whether or not we continue to perpetuate the harsh and short-sighted policies of our current immigration laws. As the bill and proposed amendments stand today, we are headed down a path that will continue to criminalize immigrants and mandate wholesale lock...

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