illegal immigrants http://wamc.org en Teach-In, Speak-Out on Citzenship: Public Forum On Immigration Reform http://wamc.org/post/teach-speak-out-citzenship-public-forum-immigration-reform <p>A public forum on immigration reform is taking place this evening in Hudson.</p><p>Immigration reform advocates want Washington to make sure that millions of families are no longer separated by what they see as unjust policies, that due process is upheld, and that protections are strengthened for all workers.</p><p>Democratic Congressman Bill Owens represents New York’s 21st district in the North Country. On WAMC’s Congressional Corner program, Owens said progress on immigration reform looks to be a slow-go.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 19:11:19 +0000 Dave Lucas 72028 at http://wamc.org Teach-In, Speak-Out on Citzenship: Public Forum On Immigration Reform Undocumented Youths Advocate for DREAM Act Ahead of Elections http://wamc.org/post/undocumented-youths-advocate-dream-act-ahead-elections <p>Undocumented youths across the country are seeking to bring attention to Congressional candidates who oppose the DREAM Act. WAMC’s Lucas Willard reports…</p><p>The DRM Action Coalition hosted a conference call this week where young undocumented activists announced the candidates they wish to bring attention to for their opposition to the DREAM Act. In 2010, the House of Representatives passed the original DREAM Act, but the bill was filibustered in the Senate. Now, ahead of the upcoming election, young DREAMers are speaking out.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 20:28:42 +0000 Lucas Willard 49664 at http://wamc.org VT Now Part of Feds' ‘Secure Communities’ Program http://wamc.org/post/vt-now-part-feds-secure-communities-program <p>The state of Vermont is now a part of a federal program aimed at identifying illegal immigrants arrested and charged with crimes.</p> Wed, 23 May 2012 11:45:35 +0000 Pat Bradley 39572 at http://wamc.org VT Now Part of Feds' ‘Secure Communities’ Program