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Immigration Reform Myths Vs. Facts | Myth: Undocumented immigrants don't pay taxes | Fact: Undocumented immigrants paid $10.6 billion in taxes in 2010 | [click this image to find a brief video and analysis of racialized discourse of immigration in the United States] Source: Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (http://www.itep.org/pdf/undocumentedtaxes.pdf); Reported by www.fwd.us

from BuzzFeed

Mark Zuckerberg Joins Zero-Hour Push For Immigration Reform

Zuckerberg, who founded FWD.us to promote immigration reform, along with Harvard roommate Joe Green, has intensified his push as reform hangs in the balance in the House.

Instead of helping America, our elected Republicans in Congress, have blocked President Obama's every move. They have cut taxes for the wealthy, wasted money repealing Obamacare, shut down the government, blocked immigration reform, raising the minimum wage, equal pay for women for equal work, background checks for gun purchases . They did not pass one single jobs bill, they cut food stamps, even to our veterans! They prevented extending unemployment benefits, and filibustered the veterans…

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from The Huffington Post

Obama's Immigration Reform Push To Begin This Month

"An Obama administration official said the president plans to push for immigration reform this January. The official, who spoke about legislative plans only on condition of anonymity, said that coming standoffs over deficit reduction are unlikely to drain momentum from other priorities. The White House plans to push forward quickly, not just on immigration reform but gun control laws as well."

from BuzzFeed

Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Calls For Inclusive Immigration Reform After Sit-In By Activists

"Every immigrant, including those who identify as LGBT, should be treated in a manner that upholds American values," Equality Caucus...