Immigrant advocates hope for policy change in new administration

President George W. Bush couldn't fix it. Neither could several sessions of Congress.

But several groups in the Bay Area are already sending their immigration policy suggestions to President-elect Barack Obama, hoping he can break the stalemate that for years has prevented lawmakers from enacting comprehensive immigration reform.

"Immigration is going to be kind of sticky, but I know he's going to do something," said the Rev. Marvin Webb of Richmond's Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church.

Webb paid a visit last week to Washington, D.C., part of a delegation of East Bay faith leaders who led a prayer rally outside the U.S. Treasury and met with Melody Barnes, a member of Obama's transition team, to talk about foreclosures and immigration. READ FULL STORY

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