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Immigration Reform

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Immigration Supporters In Murrieta Call Controversy A Human-Rights Issue

Immigration activists came together in Murrieta to show support for the undocumented immigrants flooding into the country.

07/09/2014

Hundreds of mostly Central American immigrants wait for processing at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz. (credit: CBS)

President’s Plan To Increase Border Deportations Stirs Controversy

The Obama administration is under fire after announcing plans to increase deportations of those caught crossing into the US illegally.

06/20/2014

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Man Freed On Bond After Daughter Talks To Pope Francis About Immigration Reform

After a 10-year-old California girl traveled to the Vatican to plead with Pope Francis for help as her father faced deportation, the man was released Friday on bond from immigration detention.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2014

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Activists Launch 5-Day Fast in OC Urging Immigration Reform

Immigration activists demonstrated outside the office of an Orange County congressman Monday to mark the beginning of a five-day fast urging lawmakers to pass immigration reform.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/18/2013

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Advocates Caravan To Bakersfield To Press House Republican For Immigration Reform

Thousands of immigrant rights advocates are headed to Northern California Wednesday to urge House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy to support and press for a vote on immigration reform.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2013

U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), and Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) listen during a news conference on a comprehensive immigration reform framework January 28, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senators Unveil Bipartisan Immigration Reform Plan

A group of bipartisan senators formally unveiled their framework for comprehensive immigration reform today, saying they are more optimistic than they have been in years for the chance of passing such legislation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/28/2013

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Immigrants, Advocates Hoping For Reform Attend Inauguration Viewing Party

Immigrant families and advocates gathered Monday at a viewing party to watch President Barack Obama’s inaugural ceremony.

01/21/2013

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Villaraigosa Pushes For Immigration Reform During Visit To Nation’s Capitol

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is calling for comprehensive federal immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship
for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country.

01/14/2013

Thousands Call For Immigration Reform In May Day Marches

Thousands are expected to take to the streets of downtown L.A. for two competing May Day demonstrations calling for immigration reform and workers’ rights.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2011

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Colbert Talks Immigration On Capitol Hill

The comedian and host of “The Colbert Report” told lawmakers on Capitol Hill his one-day stint of picking beans alongside illegal immigrants was “hotter than I like to be”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2010