Tag: Undocumented immigrants

On the one year anniversary of New York State's participation in Secure Communities, immigrants rallied to protest the measure

Pressure Builds for Gov. Cuomo to take NY Out of Secure Communities

Lawmakers and immigrant advocates want New York to follow Illinois in opting out of the federal information-sharing program. Critics say S-Comm, designed to identify undocumented immigrants convicted of serious crimes, is being used mainly to target those convicted of minor offenses.

A candlelight vigil for the Dream Act at St Theresa's Church in Manhattan - Photo: Braden Goyette

DREAM Act Re-introduced in the Senate

A day after President Obama’s immigration speech, 33 members of the U.S. Senate re-introduced the bill that would provide a path to legal status for young, undocumented immigrants.