immigration reform 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 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 7/15/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/71514-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, corporate lawyer Rich Honen of Phillips Lytle LLP, and Political Consultant Libby Post.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Citibank Settlement<br />Immigration Legislation<br />O'Malley Mulls Presidential Run<br />Atlantic City's Decline<br />NFL Drug Abuse</p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94877 at http://wamc.org 7/15/14 Panel Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-chris-gibson-15 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>President Obama says he can’t rely on Congress to take action on immigration.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that common sense reforms are needed right away.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 94648 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson 7/14/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/71414-panel <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 />Elusive Cease-Fire<br />Iraq Stalemate<br />Immigration Politics<br />DEA Pot Fight<br />World Cup Over</p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94775 at http://wamc.org 7/14/14 Panel 7/1/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/7114-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, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and Political Consultant Libby Post.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Hobby Lobby<br />Union Fees Decision<br />GM Recall<br />Immigration enforcement</p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 93853 at http://wamc.org 7/1/14 Panel 6/30/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/63014-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Newsman Ray Graf and Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain.</p><p>Topics include:<br />New Vet Head Announced<br />Afghan Elections<br />Border Control<br />Alaska Postal Costs<br />ISIS name change</p><p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 93754 at http://wamc.org 6/30/14 Panel Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-paul-tonko-24 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Immigration reform is still stalled in the House, and now it’s almost election season.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that major reforms are needed.</p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 93415 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko 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 Congressional Corner With Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-17 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Immigration reform may be a victim of election year politics.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Speaker Boehner should let the House vote yay or nay.</p><p> Wed, 28 May 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 91547 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Peter Welch