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Immigrants, Advocates Rally For New York State Citizenship

CBS New York - June 16, 2014 - They are not U.S. citizens, but a plan is in the works to allow undocumented New Yorkers to become citizens of the state.

Chanting “New York is my home” and...

06/16/2014 | Organizing the America is Home Campaign

Presentan plan para obtener la ciudanía estatal en NY El proyecto concedería a los indocumentados neoyorquinos gran parte de los derechos que otorga la ciudadanía federal

El Diario - June 16, 2014 by Juan Matossian - Nueva York - Ante la inoperancia del Congreso para aprobar una reforma migratoria federal, legisladores neoyorquinos presentaron el lunes una...

06/16/2014 | Organizing the America is Home Campaign

Rivera and Camara Put Up Immigration Bill They Admit Won’t Pass This Session

New York Observer - June 16, 2014, by Will Bredderman - Four days before the legislative session in Albany ends for the summer, Bronx State Senator Gustavo Rivera and Brooklyn Assemblyman Karim...

06/16/2014 | Organizing the America is Home Campaign

Rivera and Camara Push 'Ambitious' Bill for Noncitizen Voting

Capital NY - June 16, 2014, By Nidhi Prakash - With just four remaining days in the state legislative session, sponsors of a new bill to grant citizenship rights to undocumented immigrants said...

06/16/2014 | Organizing the America is Home Campaign

Immigration Reform Moves to States; New York Eyes Citizenship After 3 Years of Taxes

The Washington Examiner - June 16, 2014, by Paul Bedard - The frustration with Washington's inaction on any type of immigration reform has forced proponents to shift their attention to states such...

06/16/2014 | Organizing the America is Home Campaign

Proposed Legislation Could Grant State Citizenship to Undocumented Immigrants

SILive.com - June 16, 2014, by Ryan Lavis - With the legislative session in Albany scheduled to end this week, one New York lawmaker is pushing legislation that would grant sweeping rights of...

06/16/2014 | Organizing the America is Home Campaign

Undocumented immigrants in New York could become 'state citizens' under new bill

NY Daily News - June 15, 2014, by Erin Durkin - Undocumented immigrants in New York could become “state citizens” with a slew of benefits from driver’s licenses to voting rights under a bill to be...

06/15/2014 | Organizing the America is Home Campaign

THE $15 QUESTION: Higher minimum helps workers and business

Chicago Tribune - June 5, 2014, by Connie Razza - The Great Recession is over! So say the corporations and the wealthiest among us. For the rest of us, the so-called recovery doesn’t feel like...

06/5/2014 | Improving Job Quality, Raising the Minimum Wage

60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education

Legal Talk Network - June 3, 2014 - May 17th, 2014 marked the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court Decision that held state laws...

06/4/2014 | Promoting Strong Public Schools

Chicago's minimum wage fight officially kicks off with $15 proposal

Crain's Chicago Business - May 27, 2014, by Greg Hinz - Ending months of preliminaries, a group of 10 or more Chicago aldermen tomorrow is expected to introduce legislation to bring a $15 minimum...

06/2/2014 | Improving Job Quality

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