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Immigration Reform

Protesters hold signs at an anti-immigration reform rally outside the United Nations in Manhattan (Credit: CBS 2)

Protesters Rally Against Immigration Reform Outside United Nations

The rally was part of a coordinated national day of protesting against immigration reform, amnesty and the recent border control crisis in cities across the country

07/19/2014

Outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the opening ceremony of Four World Trade Center on Nov. 13, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Bloomberg: GOP Can’t Ignore Hispanics, Immigration Reform

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg said in Washington Friday that a Republican Party that ignores the nation’s Hispanics, and balks at immigration overhaul, does so at its political peril as Republicans pressured the House GOP to act this year.

01/24/2014

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N.J. Senators To Fast In Support Of Immigration Reform

Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker are planning to take part in a 24-hour fast in an effort to get the House of Representatives to consider immigration reform legislation.

12/11/2013

Bill de Blasio attends a press conference outside the United Nations headquarters on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio, Other City Leaders Promise Immigration Reform

Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that he is committed to immigration reform, regardless of whether the laws change in Washington.

10/23/2013

New York City Skyline (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Head To NYC To Generate Ideas On Immigration Reform

Some members of Congress broke away from the Beltway this weekend and came to New York to visit local immigration sites.

07/27/2013

New York City mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio announces his immigration agenda on the steps of City Hall, May 16, 2013. (credit: Bill de Blasio Twitter)

De Blasio: Make Driver’s Licenses Available To Undocumented Immigrants

New York City Public Advocate and Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio announced his immigration proposal on the steps of City Hall Thursday morning.

05/16/2013

Mother's Day Brunch at Make The Road New York, May 12, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Immigration Advocates Push For Comprehensive Reforms

At an event at Make The Road New York, some organizers said immigration reform would be an important Mother’s Day gift for some.

05/12/2013

May Day Demonstration (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Heavy Police Presence At Mainly Peaceful NYC May Day Demonstration

Thousands of activists armed with flags, puppets and cow bells took to the city’s streets on Wednesday to rally for immigration reform and labor rights as part of worldwide May Day protests.

05/01/2013

Sen. Robert Menendez (file / credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Menendez: Bipartisan Bill ‘Fixes Our Broken Immigration System’

The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act was negotiated by four Democrats and four Republicans and was formally filed on the Senate floor around 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.

04/18/2013

Jersey City Immigration Reform Rally

Crowd Of Thousands Gathers In Jersey City To Call For Immigration Reform

A few thousand people gathered in Liberty State Park in Jersey City Saturday to push for reforms in immigration policy.

04/06/2013

Lawmakers, advocates call on Senate to include immigration reform provision for LGBT families (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Lobby For Gay Couples To Be Protected Under Immigration Laws

As the fight over immigration reform pushes ahead, one issue that the president and Congress don’t agree on yet is whether someone should be able to sponsor a visa for a same-sex partner.

03/18/2013

North lawn of the White House (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Controversy Erupting After Leak Of White House Immigration Plan

President Barack Obama’s chief of staff said Sunday that the White House is working with a bipartisan group of Senators on immigration with no proposal yet.

02/17/2013

Presidential Debate

Obama, Romney Slam Each Other’s Immigration Reform Policies

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney both claimed to support comprehensive immigration reform in the second presidential debate Tuesday, but different in their definitions of what the term meant.

10/16/2012