The Republican governor said the Senate bill grants richer benefits than the federal Dream Act and could make New Jersey a magnet for students in the country illegally who want to go to college.
In his appearance Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” newly re-elected New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sounded at times like a 2016 presidential candidate — and at other times he didn’t.
A grand reopening was planned for Monday for the historic Ellis Island, one day short of a year after it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that he is committed to immigration reform, regardless of whether the laws change in Washington.
Some members of Congress broke away from the Beltway this weekend and came to New York to visit local immigration sites.
Congress is on the cusp of approving historic immigration legislation offering citizenship to millions in the U.S. illegally and spending billions of dollars to secure the border.
The bill came out of the Senate Judiciary Committee with such momentum that Himes believes it could stand of fair chance of passage in the House.
The state Senate approved legislation early Thursday that would allow immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses regardless of their legal statuses.
At an event at Make The Road New York, some organizers said immigration reform would be an important Mother’s Day gift for some.
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.
A proposal in Connecticut to expand access to driver’s licenses to immigrants regardless of their legal status has received the support of the governor, legislative leaders and mayors from across the state.
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.
Sen. Charles Schumer said Friday that the so-called “Gang of Eight” Senators working on immigration reform have reached a deal and their bill could be presented very soon.
WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) – Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday he’s hoping for a bipartisan deal by the end of this week on a sweeping immigration bill to secure the border and allow eventual citizenship to the […]
A few thousand people gathered in Liberty State Park in Jersey City Saturday to push for reforms in immigration policy.