Pennsylvanians were polled in early June and 86-percent want reforms in place this year, with 83-percent saying they’d vote for a lawmaker who helped pass the legislation.
The “Nuns on the Bus” tour is covering 6,500 miles in its mission.
Chris analyzes the decision not to declare Dzhokhar Tsarnaev an enemy combatant, Rutgers University’s move to suspend their lacrosse coach for verbally abusing players and the story parents who let their child die instead of seeking medical help. He also talks to Andrew McCarthy about the potential of a wider terrorist plot connected to the Boston Marathon bombing and Amity Shlaes about her new book on Calvin Coolidge.
Immigration reform was a key issue during the presidential election last fall.
Chris gets ready for the start of the Phillies season with Charlie Manuel. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the the Monday Morning Matchup and Fox News Contributor John Stossel about his new book, No They Can’t. He also details the story of a man crashing his car into a Walmart and Google featuring a doodle of Cesar Chavez on Easter.
It was standing room only as the newly formed Pennsylvania United for Immigration Reform made a collective statement on the type of comprehensive legislation they would like to see.
President Obama and the US Senate has agreed that immigration reform will be a top priority this year, but local advocates for undocumented immigrants are wary.
Chris details the President’s call for comprehensive immigration reform, Al Gore’s defense against selling Current TV to Al-Jazeera, the allegations that New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez travelled to the Dominican Republic to visit prostituties and Governor Corbett’s latest effort to privatize the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
Dozens of people rallied on Independence Mall on Monday night, hoping to change deportation laws that they say are unfair.