Post Tagged with: "sanctuary states"

Senator José Serrano, Jr. (Photo via El Diario)

Will NYS Pass Sanctuary State Legislation?

Immigration, New York April 24, 2019 at 2:04 pm

State Senator from the Bronx Jose Serrano Jr. has introduced a bill in Albany that would make New York the third sanctuary state in the U.S., El Diario La Prensa reports.

Cynthia Nixon (Photo from video from cynthiafornewyork.com via El Diario)

Nixon Touts Sanctuary State and Driver’s Licenses For Immigrants

Elections 2018, New York April 13, 2018 at 4:25 pm

In an interview with El Diario/La Prensa, gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon says she wants to make New York a sanctuary state, pass the Dream Act and issue driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants.

Governor-elect Phil Murphy with members of Make the Road New Jersey during his campaign. (Photo via Facebook)

Murphy’s Victory Lifts Hopes of NJ Hispanic Community

Government, Immigration, Latino, Metro Area November 13, 2017 at 5:01 pm

As advocates are hopeful that the victory of Gov. Phil Murphy in New Jersey will bring positive changes for Hispanics, the elected governor has named a Latino to run the transition team, Reporte Hispano reports.  

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Organizations Propose Path to Sanctuary State for NJ

Immigration, Metro Area April 17, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Pro-immigrant activists are proposing an eight-step path to declare New Jersey a “sanctuary state,” Reporte Hispano reports.

Assemblyman Francisco Moya (center) presents the legislative package in Albany, with Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie alsto at the podium. (Photo by Ana b. Nieto via el Diario)

Immigrants Cheer Bill to Make NY a Sanctuary State

Government, Immigration, New York February 7, 2017 at 8:24 pm

Immigrants expressed great hopes as a legislative package, including the Dream Act once again, was proposed in Albany to extend protection for immigrants, El Diario/La Prensa reports.