immigration http://wkms.org en Kentucky Higher Ed and Equine Advocates Support Immigration Reform http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-higher-ed-and-equine-advocates-support-immigration-reform <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-family: Calibri, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;">University of Kentucky officials participated in the "Day of Action," saying the school is&nbsp;interested in immigration reforms to impact both teachers and students from other countries.&nbsp; UK Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Mark&nbsp;Kornbluh&nbsp;says professors are required to return home as a way to continue their teaching profession here in the U.S.&nbsp; "We need a way for these employees to be able to revalidate their visas to stay here, not always have to leave the country to do this and to transition to being here a longer period of time," said&nbsp;Kornbluh.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-family: Calibri, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:47:57 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 41963 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Higher Ed and Equine Advocates Support Immigration Reform Senate Rejects Rand Paul's Border Security Amendment to Immigration Bill http://wkms.org/post/senate-rejects-rand-pauls-border-security-amendment-immigration-bill <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201206/5638056412_fcf62c69c6.jpeg" alt="" /><p>The Senate has rejected Kentucky Republican Rand Paul's amendment to hold annual border security votes as part of comprehensive immigration reform by a 61-to-37 vote.<p>Under Paul's 'Trust But Verify" proposal, Congress would be required to vote once every five years to certify the border is sufficiently secure. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 13:59:47 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 32316 at http://wkms.org Immigration Reform Supporters Rally in Lexington http://wkms.org/post/immigration-reform-supporters-rally-lexington <p></p><p>As a group of senators known as the “Gang of Eight” work toward an immigration bill in Washington, supporters of reform are urging Congress to act sooner rather than later.</p><p>One of the 70 demonstrations planned across the country Wednesday was held at Lexington’s Triangle Park. Speakers and musicians rallied a crowd of more than 150 people. Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:25:03 +0000 Josh James (KPR) 30429 at http://wkms.org Immigration Reform Supporters Rally in Lexington Illinois Businesses Push Immigration Reform http://wkms.org/post/illinois-businesses-push-immigration-reform <p></p><p>A new group of business leaders wants to recruit 300 CEOs and 1,000 small businesses in Illinois to push for "common sense" bipartisan immigration reform.</p><p>The Illinois Business Immigration Coalition includes leaders from Peoria-based Caterpillar as well as Motorola Solutions, the University of Illinois, trade groups and immigration-rights advocates. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel also backs the coalition. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 10:52:46 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 30034 at http://wkms.org Illinois Businesses Push Immigration Reform Ag Commissioner James Comer: Immigration Reform Would Have Tremendous Impact on Industry http://wkms.org/post/ag-commissioner-james-comer-immigration-reform-would-have-tremendous-impact-industry <p></p><p>Kentucky’s agriculture commissioner says comprehensive immigration reform would have a tremendous impact on the state’s farmers and livestock producers. James Comer says if it weren’t for immigrant labor, many Kentucky farmers wouldn’t be able to harvest their crops. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 20:52:31 +0000 Kevin Willis 27734 at http://wkms.org Ag Commissioner James Comer: Immigration Reform Would Have Tremendous Impact on Industry Afternoon Round-Up 8/16/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-81612 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong>The government began accepting applications Wednesday for "<a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/08/15/158872445/for-undocumented-youth-new-policy-carries-risks">deferred action for childhood arrivals</a>." The program allows qualified undocumented young people brought to the U.S. as children to study and work legally in the U.S. Many are applying, but the process is not without risk for some.</p><p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 21:12:18 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 20877 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 8/16/12 the morning cram [no relief in sight edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-no-relief-sight-edition <p><strong>NPR reports</strong> around 2 million people in the US are <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/07/03/156177413/powers-still-out-for-nearly-2-million-and-intense-heat-continues">without power</a>, while heat waves still blanket much of the country.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 13:59:08 +0000 Gary Pitts 18714 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [no relief in sight edition] Experts Discuss Immigration on K.E.T.'s Kentucky Tonight http://wkms.org/post/experts-discuss-immigration-kets-kentucky-tonight <p>The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on immigration has officials in many states mulling over its impact.&nbsp;The matter was the topic of discussion this week on KET&rsquo;s Kentucky Tonight.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 13:00:40 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 18705 at http://wkms.org Experts Discuss Immigration on K.E.T.'s Kentucky Tonight Supreme Court Ruling May Curb Kentucky Immigration Law http://wkms.org/post/supreme-court-ruling-may-curb-kentucky-immigration-law <p><font>Activists expect the U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down most of Arizona&#39;s controversial immigration law will stifle efforts to pass a similar law in Kentucky. Mon, 25 Jun 2012 20:09:33 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 18542 at http://wkms.org Supreme Court Ruling May Curb Kentucky Immigration Law the morning cram [all the single fellas edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-all-single-fellas-edition <p><strong>NPR reports</strong> more and more dad&#39;s are going it alone, choosing to be <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/06/19/154860588/single-dads-by-choice-more-men-going-it-alone">single fathers</a>.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 14:39:03 +0000 Gary Pitts 18435 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [all the single fellas edition]