immigration http://wamc.org en Tour Of Texas Border A 'Human Experience' For Sen. Blumenthal http://wamc.org/post/tour-texas-border-human-experience-sen-blumenthal <p></p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.blumenthal.senate.gov/" target="_blank">Connecticut U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal</a> recently toured the nation’s southern border as the Obama administration tries handle the surge of immigrant children attempting to get into the country. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 02:10:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 95380 at http://wamc.org Tour Of Texas Border A 'Human Experience' For Sen. Blumenthal Massachusetts And Connecticut Governors Differ on Immigration Actions, So Do Lawmakers http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-and-connecticut-governors-differ-immigration-actions-so-do-lawmakers <p></p><p></p><p>Responding to a federal request, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has offered <a href="http://states.ng.mil/sites/MA/JBCC/index.html" target="_blank">Camp Edwards</a> on Cape Cod and <a href="http://www.westover.afrc.af.mil/index.asp" target="_blank">Westover Air Reserve Base</a> in Chicopee as two locations to house immigrant children. But, the offer is not sitting well with other lawmakers. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:06:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 95378 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts And Connecticut Governors Differ on Immigration Actions, So Do Lawmakers Patrick's Offer To Use Air Base To House Immigrant Children Questioned http://wamc.org/post/patricks-offer-use-air-base-house-immigrant-children-questioned <p></p><p><a href="http://wamc.org/post/western-mass-base-could-be-used-house-immigrant-children" target="_blank">Responding to a federal request Friday morning</a>, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has offered <a href="http://states.ng.mil/sites/MA/JBCC/index.html" target="_blank">Camp Edwards</a> on Cape Cod and <a href="http://www.westover.afrc.af.mil/index.asp" target="_blank">Westover Air Reserve Base</a> in Chicopee as two locations to house up to 1,000 immigrant children. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 23:42:03 +0000 Jim Levulis 95224 at http://wamc.org Patrick's Offer To Use Air Base To House Immigrant Children Questioned Sen. Markey: Humanitarian Crisis Should Spur Immigration Reform http://wamc.org/post/sen-markey-humanitarian-crisis-should-spur-immigration-reform <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The federal government is asking states across the country to house some of the thousands of young children streaming to the United States’ southern border. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:04:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 95127 at http://wamc.org Sen. Markey: Humanitarian Crisis Should Spur Immigration Reform Massachusetts May Shelter Unaccompanied Children http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-may-shelter-unaccompanied-children <p>Governor Deval Patrick says he is weighing a request by the Obama administration about whether Massachusetts could agree to shelter some of the unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border illegally. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:04:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 95023 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts May Shelter Unaccompanied Children 7/9/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/7914-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Newsman Ray Graf and Political Consultant, Libby Post.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Hobby Lobby Override<br />Border Crisis Money<br />Holder on Anti-terrorism<br />Palin calls for Impeachment<br /><a href="http://touch.latimes.com/#section/1780/article/p2p-80747351/">Look, we found Small Pox!</a></p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94423 at http://wamc.org 7/9/14 Panel Immigration Attorney On Nonprofit Housing Centers For Immigrant Children http://wamc.org/post/immigration-attorney-nonprofit-housing-centers-immigrant-children <p>The White House announced today that President Obama will seek congressional approval for more than $3 billion to deal with the growing number of children, who are alone and crossing the border illegally from Mexico into the United States. The federal government is also seeking applications from not-for-profit and other groups to set up centers to house the children. One of those possible centers is the former Kenwood Academy Convent in Albany. Eric Copland is an immigration attorney with Copland and Brenner, a law firm in Latham. He says this type of situation has taken place before...</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:31:01 +0000 Brian Shields 94355 at http://wamc.org Immigration Attorney On Nonprofit Housing Centers For Immigrant Children Fischer: Albany Wrong Place For Undocumented Children http://wamc.org/post/fischer-albany-wrong-place-undocumented-children <p></p><p>A Capital Region Republican congressional candidate is disagreeing with a plan by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that could house the children of illegal immigrants in Albany. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:15:51 +0000 Lucas Willard 93992 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-196 <p></p><p></p><p>WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses an oil spill in the Port of Albany and immigration nationally and locally.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:55:55 +0000 Alan Chartock 93752 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary Vox Pop : Open Forum on 6/24/14 : Immigration http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-62414-immigration <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Immigration reform is making headlines today. Homeland Security Secretary </span>Jeh<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Johnson told the House Homeland Security Committee that the Obama administration is looking at every possible option to help respond to a flood of immigrants—many of them children without parents—crossing the border illegally in southern Texas. And in Massachusetts the mayor of Springfield is calling for a moratorium on sending refugees to the city.</span></p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:30:00 +0000 93322 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Open Forum on 6/24/14 : Immigration