Sunday, November 29, 2020

Senate Democrats re-introduce Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill

A new comprehensive immigration reform bill introduced on Wednesday by Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and other Senate Democrats includes tougher provisions that the legislators hope will sway their Republican counterparts to pass it. Menendez was joined by Senators Harry Reid (D-NV), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), John Kerry (D-MA) and Kirsten […]

US Senator urges Baseball Players Boycott Arizona

Senator Bob Menendez, the only Latino in the US Senate, sent a letter yesterday urging the Major League Baseball Players’ Association to boycott the 2011 all-star game that is scheduled to be played in Arizona because of the state’s controversial new immigration law. Menendez wrote to the Executive Director Michael Weiner: “I ask that you […]

Thousands March to Demand Action on Immigration Reform

While most eyes were turned towards the historic vote on overhauling the nation’s healthcare system, tens of thousands of demonstrators filled five blocks of the National Mall in Washington, DC to call on the President and Congress to address another looming policy issue in need of fixing – immigration.   The organizers of the “March for […]