Latino lawmakers to meet with Obama to push for immigration reform

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (Democrat-New Jersey) and Congressmen Luis Gutierrez (Democrat-Illinois) and Nydia Velasquez (Democrat-New York) will meet with the U.S. Senate in New Jersey to discuss will meet tomorrow at the White House with President Obama to discuss the need for immigration reform.

During an immigration forum held today in Washington, D.C., Senator Menendez announced that he will introduce a comprehensive immigration reform bill in the Senate by the end of this month, with the goal of passing it as soon as possible.

Congressman Gutierrez, for his part, said that he will ask President Obama to halt deportations of undocumented immigrants without criminal records, especially parents of U.S. children, until immigration reform is passed.