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Immigration in Hawaii

Schatz Offers Immigration Amendment for Climate Change Victims

Sen. Brian Schatz cares about climate change. He sees the impacts everywhere — even in immigration. So even though it…

Hirono’s Immigration Bill Amendment Seeks to Level Inequities for Women

An amendment to the Senate immigration reform proposal introduced today by Sen. Mazie Hirono practices the art of what’s possible.

Hirono Criticizes Aspects Of Immigration Reform Bill

As the Senate continued to work its way through the massive immigration reform bill today, Sen. Mazie Hirono took to…

Micronesian Delegation to Hold Meetings in Kona, Hilo

From Big Island Now: A delegation representing the Federated States of Micronesia will be visiting Kona on…
Senate Panel Passes Immigration Bill, Filipino Vets Included

Senate Panel Passes Immigration Bill, Filipino Vets Included

Hirono amendment on family reunification rejected, Asian American groups say it will be harder for relatives to immigrate.

Hirono Amendment On Hong Kong Tourist Visas Added To Immigration Bill

The Senate Judiciary Committee agreed this morning to add another measure pushed by Sen. Mazie Hirono to the sweeping immigration…
Micronesian Windfall? Hawaii Could Get $40M From Feds

Micronesian Windfall? Hawaii Could Get $40M From Feds

Long-sought provision, pushed by Hirono, would help state pay for migrants' health care costs.
Fighting For Hawaii’s Interests In Immigration Reform Bill

Fighting For Hawaii’s Interests In Immigration Reform Bill

We have a good bill, not perfect, but the best possible under the circumstances.

Canadian Snowbirds Would Be Able To Stay Longer Under Immigration Bill

A little-noticed provision in the massive immigration reform package proposed yesterday by a bi-partisan group of senators are provisions pushed…
Immigration in Hawaii