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Posted: January 15, 2010

Last Updated: May 8, 2015

Immigration Reform

Our ongoing coverage of this important topic addresses both state and national legislative efforts, as well as local concerns related to immigration and the status of undocumented immigrants.


 

January 17, 2017
Campaign seeks driver's licenses for undocumented workers
Campaign seeks driver's licenses for undocumented workers

EMC photo by Jeff Witherow

A group of undocumented immigrants is helping spread the word and garner support for a campaign to allow workers like them to obtain New York state driver's licenses.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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December 14, 2016
Immigrants, advocates voice DACA concerns
Immigrants, advocates voice DACA concerns

Members of a newly formed immigrant advocacy group gathered last month to discuss ramping up their efforts on behalf of young undocumented workers in light of the presidential election.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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November 16, 2016
Local advocates win awards during justice event

During the fourth-annual Harvesting Justice symposium, several women from across the state shared their stories of being employed as farmworkers while taking care of their families.

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October 13, 2016
Event welcomes migrant workers
Event welcomes migrant workers

During Mass last month at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, a group of men sat together in the back half of the pews.

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April 12, 2016
Migrant family places priority on education
Migrant family places priority on education

Gloria Jasso never had the chance to receive a basic formal education, let alone experience college life.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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January 13, 2016
Migrant worker advocate receives honor
Migrant worker advocate receives honor

Beverly Sirvent's office at Finger Lakes Community Health's Newark center is fairly sparse.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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November 17, 2015
Undocumented students seek justice
Undocumented students seek justice

Kemberly Gil is a SUNY Brockport sophomore who is studying international relations.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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November 17, 2015
Farmworker memorialized

Several groups who advocate for migrant workers held a memorial service this month for a dairy farm worker who died a year ago in a farming accident.

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May 8, 2015
Speaker shares immigration experiences
Speaker shares immigration experiences

As someone who moved to this country as a child without papers, Raul Ramírez related closely to Jose Antonio Vargas' story of living in the United States as an undocumented immigrant.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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April 10, 2015
Worker's death underscores farmwork dangers
Worker's death underscores farmwork dangers

When Daniel Larios Hernández reached the edge of the field where his 25-year-old son, Luis Larios Hernández, died last summer, he bowed his head and silently wept.

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