immigration reform http://kalw.org en African immigrants worry with elimination of Diversity Visa http://kalw.org/post/african-immigrants-worry-elimination-diversity-visa <p class="p1">Last June, the U.S. Congress made a landmark decision to pass immigration reform. The new law eliminates the Diversity Immigrant Lottery Visa, also known as the Green Card Lottery.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 03:02:54 +0000 Hana Baba 43508 at http://kalw.org African immigrants worry with elimination of Diversity Visa Immigration Stories: Mahmoud Khafagy http://kalw.org/post/immigration-stories-mahmoud-khafagy <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 00:35:23 +0000 Eva Soncin 32798 at http://kalw.org Immigration Stories: Mahmoud Khafagy Bay Area views on federal immigration reform http://kalw.org/post/bay-area-views-federal-immigration-reform <p>City Visions takes up&nbsp;the federal immigration reform debate and explores what the President's proposal could mean for the Bay Area. What are our region's pressing concerns and priorities? More visas for skilled workers?&nbsp;An easier path to citizenship for the undocumented?&nbsp;How can the Bay Area inform and advance the national discussion?</p><p></p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 17:43:04 +0000 City Visions 23634 at http://kalw.org Bay Area views on federal immigration reform Repealing DOMA to help bi-national LGBT couples http://kalw.org/post/repealing-doma-help-bi-national-lgbt-couples <p><font color="black" size="2" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style='line-height: 21px; font-family: Georgia, "Times New Roman", Times, serif; font-size: 14px;' class="yiv1412643780Apple-style-span">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></font></p><p><font color="black" size="2" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style='line-height: 21px; font-family: Georgia, "Times New Roman", Times, serif; font-size: 14px;' class="yiv1412643780Apple-style-span">2013 is shaping up to be a historic year for marriage equality. The Defense of Marriage Act, or&nbsp;<span style="background-position: 50% 100%; padding-bottom: 0px !important; text-decoration: none; background-repeat: repeat no-repeat; background-color: transparent;">DOMA</span>, is facing repeal in Congress and the Supreme Court.&nbsp;<span style="background-position: 50% 100%; padding-bottom: 0px !important; text-decoration: none; background-repeat: repeat no-repeat; background-color: transparent;">DOMA</span>&nbsp;is blocking the way for bi-national gay couples to be allowed to stay in the U.S. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 23:26:18 +0000 Marilyn Pittman 23510 at http://kalw.org Repealing DOMA to help bi-national LGBT couples DACA, the newest addition to the discussion on US immigration reform http://kalw.org/post/daca-newest-addition-discussion-us-immigration-reform <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When you are undocumented in this country, it usually means you carry around a very big secret. So naturally, even when the president says he’s getting serious about immigration reform – </span><a href="file://localhost/watch" style="line-height: 1.5;">as he did yesterday</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Nevada – it’s still hard for undocumented people to believe they might find a legal place in society.</span> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:19:07 +0000 Esther Honig 22448 at http://kalw.org DACA, the newest addition to the discussion on US immigration reform