With President Trump taking a hard immigration stance and a national roundup of almost 700 unauthorized immigrants by ICE, many are turning to the Mexican Consulate for help getting documents, including dual citizenship for children born in the U.S.
Freshman Congressman Josh Gottheimer held a gathering at the Oakland Senior Citizen Center, speaking about the potential impact of privatizing Medicare and retirement security in the wake of a repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
Sen. Bob Menendez and animal rights activists are calling for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to reinstate its search tool where people can look up inspection reports, licensing status and cruelty citations.
If approved, a $2 tax would be put in place for two years on hotel stays in Atlantic City to stave off deep cuts looming for the police and fire departments. All the money would be restricted to preserving public safety services.
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