citizenship http://kalw.org en Gang of Eight's new pathways to citizenship http://kalw.org/post/gang-eights-new-pathways-citizenship <p><span style="color: rgb(85, 85, 85); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5;">The hotly anticipated bill&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.fronterasdesk.org/broken-border/" style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: none medium; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(1, 81, 144);">to overhaul our nation's immigration system</a><span style="color: rgb(85, 85, 85); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is expected to be presented Tuesday by a bipartisan group of senators. At stake are the lives of at least 11 million — that’s the number of people living here without proper immigration documents.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 10px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(85, 85, 85);">From&nbsp;<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/senators-to-release-immigration-plan-including-a-path-to-citizenship/2013/04/15/67914cee-a5e2-11e2-8302-3c7e0ea97057_story_1.html" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: none medium; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(1, 81, 144);">articles</a>, interviews and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/marco-rubio-immigration-bill-89979_Page2.html" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: none medium; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(1, 81, 144);">tweets</a>, we've pieced together what the proposal has in mind for different types of immigrant populations — long-term illegal residents, farm workers and felons, to name a few.</p><p> Thu, 02 May 2013 01:25:12 +0000 Seth Samuel 26564 at http://kalw.org Gang of Eight's new pathways to citizenship American-born children struggle to adapt in rural Guatemalan town http://kalw.org/post/american-born-children-struggle-adapt-rural-guatemalan-town <p><em>The issues of birthright citizenship, and so-called anchor babies, have a way of flaring tempers. For now, anyway, the children of illegal immigrants born in this country are allowed to live here with the same rights as any other citizen, assuming they were born in this country. But it often happens that the children don&rsquo;t live here once their parents are caught and sent home. In a joint report from the Fronteras public radio project, Peter O&rsquo;Dowd and Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez visited a small town in Guatemala, where more than a dozen American children live.</em></p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 23:22:06 +0000 Chris Hoff & Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez & Peter O'Dowd 9568 at http://kalw.org American-born children struggle to adapt in rural Guatemalan town