“We’ve been calling on people to fast because now is the time,” said Lisa Sharon Harper (at lectern in photo), who works for the DC-based Sojourners.
Now, when Philadelphia police stop an undocumented immigrant for even a minor offense, officers will enter the person’s information into a database shared with federal immigration authorities.
Giordano asked Senator Toomey why this issue has taken precedent on the Republican agenda ahead of the fight around the Affordable Care Act and the economy.
US labor secretary Tom Perez says the president will call for job creation, immigration reform, and a higher minimum wage, “to insure that we have a healthy middle class.”
The panel convened to call attention to the issue also reinforced how hard it is to combat this type of crime.
Dozens of immigration advocates braved the cold and rain Tuesday to hold an UN-Thanksgiving Day dinner to demand that President Obama immediately stop deportations of undocumented immigrants.
The walkers, accompanied by well-wishers, set off from Camden for stops in Trenton and Freehold.
At a press conference in center city, their message was that immigration is not just a legal and economic issue, but a moral one.
Many of these notaries are not licensed attorneys and the customer ends up losing a lot of money.
Immigration reform rallies were being held in more than 100 U.S. cities Saturday, including in Philadelphia.
The events include town hall meetings, business roundtables, prayer vigils, and rallies in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Montgomery and other counties.
Chris details the cancer diagnoses of former Phillie Darren Daulton, the newest arrival at the Philadelphia Zoo, and the changing House Republican agenda on immigration reform. He also talks to Senator Pat Toomey and Comedian Joe DeRosa.
Chris discusses the possibility of a Hillary Clinton presidential run, Al-Jazeera’s controversial coverage of Egypt, and Bon Jovi’s donation of $1 million to the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. He also talks to Dick Yuengling, from the Yuengling Brewery, about this Friday’s shore stop in Brigantine.
Chris talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about their series in Los Angeles against the Dodgers, Matt Brouillette from the Commonwealth Foundation about the Pennsylvania legislature’s failure to pass alcohol privatization, and Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup about the immigration bill currently being debated in Washington. He also discusses the NFL’s decision not to promote the Affordable Care Act and the raise in SEPTA fares.
The immigration reform bill sailed through the United States Senate yesterday, offering hope of citizenship to millions of undocumented immigrants across the country.