By Darlene Superville The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama told activists who are fasting to protest House
National rallies support immigration reform
By E.J. Tamara The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — About 2,000 supporters of immigration reform marched through Hollywood on Oct. 5 as part of rallies nationwide to push for congressional action, while California’s governor signed a series of bills on the topic, saying he was not going to wait on Washington.
King memorial’s unexpected Asian connection
By Ben Nuckols The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Some were locals who’ve watched for years as the memorial to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. took shape on the National Mall. Some were tourists who happened to be in Washington the day it opened. All felt honored to be a part of history as they gazed […]
From one Washington to the other
“The U.S. immigration system is broken,” said President Barack Obama in a video message. Families are being torn apart and employers are using the system to exploit workers. The president promised a comprehensive bill to fix the system, in addition tomaking immigration reform a top priority.
Thousands rally for immigration reform in D.C.
Frustrated with the pace of action to overhaul the country’s immigration system, thousands of demonstrators descended on the nation’s capital Sunday, waving American flags and holding homemade signs in English and Spanish …