Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC's Morning Edition host David Guistina, and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.
This morning our discussion topics include: Supreme Court set to end ban on benefits to gay spouses? States weigh sports betting as way to raise cash. How Secure is the Mexican Border? Nike’s new Tiger Woods ad causes a stir.
BOSTON (AP) — Immigrant advocates are pressing lawmakers to back legislation they say will help reduce the level of deportations in Massachusetts.
Several dozen activists rallied on the steps of the Statehouse on Wednesday in favor of the bill, which would encourage local law enforcement agencies not to forward information to federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials on illegal immigrants who don't have serious criminal convictions.
Will a deadlocked Washington come together for immigration reform? In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that any changes should take the northern border into account.
President Barack Obama delivered the first State of the Union address of his second term last night, outlining bold initiatives on reforming the nation’s high schools, immigration policy, economic development, and gun control.
Today we want to hear what you thought of the president’s remarks, and joining us with his reaction to the speech is WAMC’s own political observer, Dr. Alan Chartock. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.
The U.S. Senate’s so-called “Gang of Eight” released their immigration reform plan on Monday, and the President is outlining his plan Tuesday.
Northern New York’s Democratic Congressman Bill Owens was in Plattsburgh Monday afternoon just prior to the release of the immigration reform package. He said there are specific items he wants in any immigration measure.
Originally published on Tue January 29, 2013 9:32 am
After years of inaction, immigration policy changes suddenly have notable momentum in Washington.
President Obama will address the issue in a speech Tuesday in Las Vegas — a day after a bipartisan group of senators outlined their ideas for a bill that could move through the chamber as early as this spring.