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George W. Bush explains why he won’t criticize Obama


Despite having many opportunities to and having the expertise to appropriately do it, former President George W. Bush will not publicly criticize President Obama.

Executive Actions on Immigration

On November 20, 2014, the President announced a series of executive actions to crack down on illegal immigration at the border, prioritize deporting felons not families, and require certain undocumented immigrants to pass a criminal background check and pay taxes in order to temporarily stay in the U.S. without fear of deportation. 

Mayor Bill de Blasio Signs into Law Bills to Dramatically Reduce New York City's Cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Deportations

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed into law Introductions 486-A and 487-A, dramatically limiting New York City’s cooperation with overbroad federal immigration enforcement practices, except in instances where there are public safety concerns. The two bills also end the presence of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at Rikers Island and all City facilities.

Yasir's Cancer Battle

Yasir Raja has been diagnosed with spinal cancer. At age 28 he is the father of a beautiful 2 year old daughter. He is already fighting with multiple spinal herniations for which he has undergone spinal fusion surgery for one of four herniations.

Coalition Responds to President’s Historic Announcement of Executive Action That Will Change Millions of Lives

(New York, NY) Tonight at 8pm EST, President Obama announced from the [White House] that he will finally take steps to fix the nation’s broken immigration system, following Congressional inaction.

Chancellor Carmen Fariña kicks off College Application Week

NEW YORK – Chancellor Carmen Fariña today kicked off College Application Week, a coordinated effort to provide college application resources and supports to high-needs students and students who would be the first in their families to attend college. College Application Week runs November 17-21.