Tag: U.S. Rep. Nydia Velázquez

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Gutiérrez to DREAM Act Supporters: Put Pressure on Republicans

Illinois Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez wants to focus on passage of the DREAM Act as a stand-alone bill during the lame duck session. In New York over the weekend, the leader in the fight for immigration reform signaled a shift in tactics.

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Cuomo and Hispanic Leaders: BFFs?

After a long silence from Andrew Cuomo regarding immigration in general and Latinos in particular, the candidate for governor finally addressed Hispanic leaders in New York this weekend.

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Patriot Act Does Not Override Privacy of Census Information, Justice Dept. Says

A U.S. representative from New York obtained assurances from the Justice Department that the Patriot Act does not supersede the confidentiality provisions that protect Census data.