State legislative leaders were joined here by immigrant rights advocates as they announced the "Immigrants Shape California" legislative package.
Families being hurt and their advocates gathered in New Haven City Hall to tell their stories to Sen. Richard Blumenthal.
A federal judge in Texas Monday temporarily blocked President Obama's November executive action on immigration.
After the Republican majority was elected, Richard Trumka warned its defunding proposal "would further exploit and force our community members to continue to live and work in fear."
"The president's executive action on immigration is a step forward for America. We need to support his efforts to address our broken immigration system."
Today, a group of undocumented youth interrupted prospective 2016 Presidential candidate and former Texas Governor, Rick Perry.
A bill to extend health coverage to all Californians regardless of their immigration status will be among items California's new legislature will consider.
In the year and a half since the Senate passed a bipartisan immigration reform bill, House leaders refused to permit a vote on it.
In a bold and welcome action, Obama announced he would temporarily end the threat of deportation for an estimated five million undocumented immigrants.
A new poll by Hart Research Associates shows broad support for the executive actions on immigration announced last week by the president.