Just how much of an impact will the current immigration bill have on state economies? The White House released a report detailing the effects of immigration reform on the jobs and economies of all 50 states. The impact on New York’s economy – 33,476 new jobs and $3.4 billion (yes, with a B) in added revenue.
This article broke the hearts of many, including myself, as a brother told the story of his brother who struggled with his immigration status (and the limitations that came with it) for many years before finally losing hope and taking his own life. Warning: you WILL cry.
The #DREAM9 were denied humanitarian parole, but will continue to fight for asylum in the US.
Liz Mateo, one of the Dream 9, gave a short phone interview from within the detention center where she is being held. The clip of that interview is below this article.
Mark Zuckerburg says he will speak about immigration reform before the screening of Documented next Monday.