Yesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.
Mitt Romney has provided no details, not even a hint, of what his immigration plan is. Either this is a lousy sales job, which is bad, or he has no idea there’s a difference between running Bain Capital and running the nation, which is worse.
The guy who passed health care reform in Massachusetts and vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act can’t take a policy position on Obama’s executive order on immigration enforcement?
There will be no more arrests and no more fear of deportation for as many as 800,000 immigrants who came to the United States as children and have since had no criminal records.
The act would allow a path to legal residency for those who were brought into the country illegally as minors, but are in otherwise good legal standing and graduate high school.
Mariano Cardoso said he felt relieved and honored that Sen. Richard Blumenthal spoke up for him along with Gov. Dannel Malloy and Sen. Joe Lieberman.
There is a lot on the docket for Congress as it goes through its lame duck session and one NYC politician wants to make sure immigration reform is on their to-do list.