immigration

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

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  Immigration was a politically charged issue before President Obama outlined executive actions.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that a reasonable bill might be able to pass the House — if it ever got to the floor.

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Mon September 8, 2014

9/8/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, newsman Ray Graf, and Political Consultant Libby Post.

Topics include:
Immigration Update
Ebola Fight
Airstrikes
Broader US ISIS Mission Sought
Cuomo v. Teachout

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Thu August 28, 2014

8/28/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post & Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Deficit Update
Immigration
Hostage's Mother's plea
ESPN Michael Sam Report
Chips in Troops

Commentary & Opinion
3:44 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

Michael Meeropol: “Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers..."

I assume many listeners have seen the television footage of the angry mobs in places such as Murrieta, California and other places holding up signs urging the government to send back the immigrant children who were being bused to processing centers. 

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WAMC News
10:10 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Tour Of Texas Border A 'Human Experience' For Sen. Blumenthal

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)
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Connecticut U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal recently toured the nation’s southern border as the Obama administration tries handle the surge of immigrant children attempting to get into the country.

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New England News
6:06 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Massachusetts And Connecticut Governors Differ on Immigration Actions, So Do Lawmakers

U.S. Congressman Richard Neal, left, speaking with Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick in Great Barrington, Mass. Friday afternoon. Friday morning, Gov. Patrick announced the state was offering Camp Edwards and Westover Air Reserve Base as locations for the federal government to house immigrant children.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Responding to a federal request, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has offered Camp Edwards on Cape Cod and Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee as two locations to house immigrant children. But, the offer is not sitting well with other lawmakers.

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New England News
7:42 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Patrick's Offer To Use Air Base To House Immigrant Children Questioned

U.S. Congressman Richard Neal, left, speaking with Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick Friday afternoon in Great Barrington, Mass. Friday morning, Patrick announced the state is offering Camp Edwards on Cape Cod and Westover Air Reserve Base to the federal government as possible locations to temporarily house immigrant children.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Responding to a federal request Friday morning, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has offered Camp Edwards on Cape Cod and Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee as two locations to house up to 1,000 immigrant children.

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New England News
8:04 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Sen. Markey: Humanitarian Crisis Should Spur Immigration Reform

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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.

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New England News
8:04 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Massachusetts May Shelter Unaccompanied Children

Gov. Deval Patrick (D-MA0
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

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.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed July 9, 2014

7/9/14 Panel

    

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Newsman Ray Graf and Political Consultant, Libby Post.

Topics include:
Hobby Lobby Override
Border Crisis Money
Holder on Anti-terrorism
Palin calls for Impeachment
Look, we found Small Pox!

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