immigration http://wrvo.org en Hanna says Farm Bill gets a lot right, but doesn't address everything http://wrvo.org/post/hanna-says-farm-bill-gets-lot-right-doesnt-address-everything <p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:57:35 +0000 Ellen Abbott 51370 at http://wrvo.org Hanna says Farm Bill gets a lot right, but doesn't address everything Greg Tripoli and Jai Subedi on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/greg-tripoli-and-jai-subedi-campbell-conversations <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Syracuse is one of the nation's destination cities for refugee immigrants. Sun, 30 Jun 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Grant Reeher 40272 at http://wrvo.org Report finds little evidence to support expansion of guest worker programs http://wrvo.org/post/report-finds-little-evidence-support-expansion-guest-worker-programs <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>A new report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) says there is little evidence to support the expansion of high-skilled guest worker programs, like those proposed in the immigration bill being debated in the Senate. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:26:43 +0000 Kate O'Connell 36797 at http://wrvo.org Report finds little evidence to support expansion of guest worker programs Proposed border crossing fee faces bipartisan opposition http://wrvo.org/post/proposed-border-crossing-fee-faces-bipartisan-opposition-0 <p>The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s is <a href="http://www.dhs.gov/news/2013/04/18/written-testimony-dhs-secretary-janet-napolitano-house-committee-homeland-security">proposing a border crossing fee</a> for those traveling into the country from Canada. So far the idea is drawing opposition from representatives across New York state. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:15:51 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 36775 at http://wrvo.org Proposed border crossing fee faces bipartisan opposition http://wrvo.org/post/proposed-border-crossing-fee-faces-bipartisan-opposition <p>The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s is <a href="http://www.dhs.gov/news/2013/04/18/written-testimony-dhs-secretary-janet-napolitano-house-committee-homeland-security">proposing a border crossing fee</a> for those traveling into the country from Canada. So far the idea is drawing opposition from representatives across New York state. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:02:53 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 36774 at http://wrvo.org "Virtual march" on Washington lobbies for immigration reform http://wrvo.org/post/virtual-march-washington-lobbies-immigration-reform <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The technology industry is using social media to create a "virtual march" on Washington. The <a href="http://www.marchforinnovation.com/" target="_blank">March for Innovation</a>, launched by the Partnership for a new Economy, is lobbying for immigration reform, including putting pressure on Congress to provide more visas for high-skilled workers and entrepreneurs. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 19:53:33 +0000 Kate O'Connell 35389 at http://wrvo.org "Virtual march" on Washington lobbies for immigration reform NY Farm Bureau hopeful on immigration reform http://wrvo.org/post/ny-farm-bureau-hopeful-immigration-reform <p>The New York Farm Bureau is optimistic following news that Congress is working to pass new immigration reforms. The bureau, a lobbying group, says it was very excited to hear the proposals made by a bipartisan group of senators and by President Barack Obama this week. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 21:09:33 +0000 Ryan Delaney 32682 at http://wrvo.org NY Farm Bureau hopeful on immigration reform Syracuse pitches an "international village" to Bloomberg competition http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-pitches-international-village-bloomberg-competition <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Hoping to better support its growing immigrant population, Syracuse has put forward a plan to create an "international village" in its north side neighborhood. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 17:59:41 +0000 Ryan Delaney 29368 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse pitches an "international village" to Bloomberg competition