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Today, the Immigration Policy Center (IPC) released the third and final installment of a three-part report, Untying the Knot, which seeks to debunk the frequently misrepresented relationship between immigration and unemployment.

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American Chronicle | 08/18/09

You can depend on it. Whenever we write an article or a blog about the woes of the U.S. health care system, at least one person writes back to complain about how illegal immigrants get free health care.

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Consumer Reports | 08/17/09

Amid a growing restlessness that immigration reform has been put on the back burner in Washington, local activists are beginning to ratchet up the pressure on their elected officials. Yesterday, the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) kicked off its own leg of the nationwide Reform Immigration FOR America campaign. As the Tribune reports, their latest strategy for pushing the reform agenda comes from an unlikely source:

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Progress Illinois | 08/17/09

The Catholic Church asserts that healthcare is a basic human right for everyone from birth until death, even for legal alien residents.

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Spero News | 08/17/09

As Pennsylvania grapples with a budget deficit brought on by the current recession, state and local policy makers would do well to keep in mind that immigrant communities are a potent force for economic recovery.

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Latino Business Review | 08/16/09

In a new report released yesterday, Restriction or Legalization? Measuring the Economic Benefits of Immigration Reform, the Cato Institute seeks to quantify the Benefits that would flow to the U.S. economy from comprehensive Immigration Reform which grants some form of legal status to unauthorized immigrants already living In the United States.

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World Sentinel | 08/16/09

As Pennsylvania grapples with a budget deficit brought on by the current recession, state and local policy makers would do well to keep in mind that immigrant communities are a potent force for economic recovery.

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Philadelphia Inquirer | 08/16/09

The health care reform bill's so-called "death panels" are, of course, nothing but a ridiculous fabrication by Republican fear mongers.

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NY Local Daily News | 08/15/09

Florida's more than 1.2 million Hispanic voters will play an increasingly critical role in state politics, an immigration-reform group said last week in a new analysis of recent U.S. Census data.

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The Ledger | 08/15/09