News By Region

  • Midwest
  • Northeast
  • Southeast
  • Southwest
  • West
  • News By Topic

    Newscasts

    PNS Daily News - February 27, 20150 


    Among the stories featured on our Friday rundown; House Republicans vow the net neutrality fight is far from over; around the globe it’s a day to stand up against bullying; and a California group goes after the dog and cat meat trade.

Immigrant Issues

PHOTO: The Obama administration filed an appeal Monday to restart the president's executive action on immigration, a move advocates say could help about 70,000 undocumented Long Islanders. Photo courtesy of the White House.

NEW YORK - The Department of Justice filed an appeal Monday in an effort to restart President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration. Maryann Sinclair Slutsky, executive director of Long Island Wins, says the filing asks the Fifth Circuit court to overturn last week's ruling by a district judge in ...Read More

PHOTO: It's crunch time for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's ID card program for undocumented immigrants and others who lack proper identification. The administration is rushing to issue the first 10,000 IDNYC cards by early next week, after receiving a surge in applicants when the program launched in January. Photo credit: IDNYC.

NEW YORK – It's crunch time for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's ID card program for undocumented immigrants and others who lack proper identification. The administration says it is opening two new IDNYC enrollment centers today, after receiving a surge in applicants when the program launched ...Read More

PHOTO: Colorado immigrants' rights organizations are calling on Congress and the administration to keep families together. Photo credit: Jonathan McIntosh

DENVER - A day after a federal judge in Texas put a pause on President Obama's sweeping executive actions on immigration, community organizations in Colorado are mobilizing. The ruling in Texas came one day before hundreds of thousands of immigrants were about to apply for access to work permits an ...Read More

Photo: Cesar Bautista has lived in Tennessee since he was 8 years old and now joins other immigrants in advocating for in-state tuition. (Pictured here with Congressman Jim Cooper who has spoken out in support of immigration reform. (5th District-D). Photo credit: Bautista

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After the State Capitol thaws out from the snow and ice, one bill lawmakers are expected to take up this session is legislation (SB0612/HB0675) that would allow undocumented students who graduate from a Tennessee high school to pay in-state tuition at state colleges and uni ...Read More

PHOTO: A Texas court ruling is temporarily halting immigration programs that President Obama created through executive action. Photo courtesy of Whitehouse.gov.

PHOENIX - A court order has blocked President Obama's immigration programs that could allow several million undocumented immigrants to remain in the United States temporarily - but an Arizona State law professor says the court decision lacks the legal standing to cause permanent interruption. Paul ...Read More

PHOTO: Immigration reform activists occupied dozens of U.S. congressional offices over what they call the "moral crisis" of a broken immigration system. Photo credit: Julie Karant.

WASHINGTON - Calling the nation's broken immigration system a "moral crisis," activists Wednesday occupied scores of congressional offices - including the office of Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-McLean). A press release from one of the many groups taking part said it was targeting 35 "hard-line ...Read More

PHOTO: Long Island advocates are urging local immigrants to keep preparing their paper work for temporary legal status despite last weeks vote by the U.S. House to halt deferred action on deportations. Credit: Wikimedia Commons

NEW YORK – Don't get discouraged – that's the message being sent to New York's undocumented immigrants in the aftermath of the House vote to halt deferred action on deportations. Maryann Sinclair Slutsky, executive director of the advocacy group Long Island Wins, says there are upwards ...Read More

PHOTO: At health fairs and other events, groups are ramping up bilingual efforts to assist uninsured Latinos in Florida in signing up for health insurance before this year's Feb. 15 enrollment deadline. Photo credit: Luigi Novi/Wikimedia Commons

MIAMI, Fla. - Since the latest enrollment period began in November, nearly 1.2 million Floridians have signed up for health insurance plans through the Affordable Care Act or "Obamacare." Florida's numbers are the largest of any of the 37 states using federally-run health exchanges. But there's a ...Read More

1 of 106 pages   1 2 3 >  Last »

Immigrant Issues by State