"Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a new bill into law Tuesday that
limits the city’s cooperation with federal immigration authorities on
Rikers Island. The law will prevent the Department of Corrections from turning
over immigrants with...
"In a significant reversal, the Bloomberg administration
said Friday that it would support a City Council bill that would hamper
federal authorities’ ability to detain, and eventually deport,
foreign-born inmates on Rikers Island who...
"The Obama administration has
been far more aggressive than its predecessor in cracking
down on illegal immigration. It has significantly
strengthened border enforcement, increased border seizures
and deported a record number of illegal immigrants...
"Kemi Bello, an American-educated,
undocumented immigrant from Nigeria, Michael A. Olivas, a law
professor at the University of Houston and "No Undocumented
Child Left Behind" author, and Brooke Hauser, "The New Kids"
"High-tech leaders including the former heads of AOL and Mozilla are organizing a "virtual march for immigration reform" aimed at pressuring lawmakers to enact sweeping changes to the nation's immigration laws. The effort unveiled Monday...
Bloomberg News Editorial, Oct. 25, 2012 : "It is both remarkable and disgraceful that Congress understands the problem. It hears of little else from companies, including General Electric Co., Intel Corp. and Microsoft Corp., and yet can’t seem...