U.S. President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama will address the nation’s immigration system in a speech Thursday morning. The announcement follows a week in which the president huddled with immigration activists and met Hispanic political leaders. His speech isn’t expected to unveil new policy or bring strong implications beyond building coalitions and reiterating his commitment to reform. The speech,…

Protesters marched in Boston. Photo by Cesar Toscano.

NEW YORK — A recent controversial law passed in Arizona drove thousands of people to protest in cities around the nation this weekend, adding fervor to planned May 1 rallies aimed toward asking President Barack Obama for comprehensive immigration reform. Crowds formed in cities from Boston to Houston to Los Angeles, with signs criticizing the…

Immigration Rally

New York — Protesters carrying signs declaring “Justice and Dignity for the Immigrants” and “Reform Not Raids” converged inside the Judson Memorial Church, in New York City’s Washington Square Park, on Wednesday to demand immigration law reform in 2010 as part of a rally set up by the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC). Members from…