Nona Randois

States and Cities Take the Lead on Aid for Immigrants

President Obama announced recently that he would not take any executive action on deportation relief for undocumented immigrants until after the midterm elections. As with many other issues where the federal government has failed to act, states and cities are taking the lead in providing relief for immigrant families and helping secure their civil rights.

Daren Garshelis

Dialing Up the Pressure on Deportations

This week’s actions signal a shift in strategy by immigrant rights groups–from pushing for legislative action to calling for White House action.