Immigration reform

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Immigration reform rally in LA today

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles religious leaders united today in an interfaith prayer service to call for immigration reform, with several saying immigrants need the support of all Americans. The service featured representatives from […]

04/04/2014

This Feb. 6, 2014 photo shows Abel Bautista and his wife Guadalupe posing with their four children at their home in Thornton, Colo. From left are, Kolby, 12, Wendy, 8, Guadalupe, 32, Able, 37, Kimbereli, 7, and Able, 10. (AP Photo /Ed Andrieski, File)

Immigrant activists push to stop deportations

DENVER (AP) — Late last year members of the Austin Immigrant Rights Coalition acknowledged that there was little hope Congress would pass much-anticipated legislation granting citizenship to people in the U.S. illegally. So the group […]

03/18/2014

San Ysidro border crossing

US to migrants: Crossers won’t qualify for reform

  MEXICO CITY (AP) — The United States issued a warning on Wednesday to migrants thinking of crossing the border, saying they won’t qualify for any potential immigration reform that might be enacted in the […]

12/18/2013

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Veterans call for action on immigration bill

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Military veterans gathered outside Los Angeles City Hall today to urge action on a bill that would overhaul the country’s immigration laws. Ricardo Reyes, a Marine who served in Iraq and […]

09/17/2013

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In prior overhaul, legalized farmworkers prospered

MADERA, Calif. (AP) — After Paulino Mejia crossed the border illegally into the U.S. in 1980, he picked grapes, peaches and other crops in California’s agricultural heartland, lived in crowded rental housing, hid from immigration […]

05/26/2013

An immigration rally. (AP Photo)

Thousands rally across U.S. on immigration reform

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of immigrants and activists rallied in a coordinated set of protests aimed at pressing Congress to approve immigration reforms that would grant 11 million immigrants living here illegally a path toward citizenship.

04/10/2013

US Chamber of Commerce

US Chamber makes immigration overhaul top priority

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce says the organization is joining forces with labor, faith organizations, law enforcement and ethnic groups to push for comprehensive immigration reform.

01/10/2013