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Check out photos of #NewYork 's announcement that the #TimeisNow ,we join mobilizations to D.C in April1 #immigration

Check out photos of #NewYork 's announcement that the #TimeisNow ,we join mobilizations to D.C in April1 #immigration

New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform , a newly formed statewide coalition of immigrant families and workers, labor groups, community organizations, clergy, and civic leaders coordinated by the New York Immigration Coalition, organized the press conference, which was one of a series of events nationwide. (The New York Immigration Coalition’s executive director, Chung-Wha Hong, spoke at a simultaneous national press conference also held Monday in Washington, DC.) The coalition is calling for an overhaul of the immigration system to meet the needs of the economy and keep families together. The coalition proposes a number of reforms, including a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country, a reduction in visa backlogs so that family members do not have to wait years to reunite with loved ones, and greater discretion for judges when deciding...

Full article: http://www.thenyic.org/PR/keepingfamiliestogether_1-28-13

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