The first lady's remarks ahead of a forum on the issue come as questions remain about her role.
Nancy Peredo, 33, fears deportation and being separated from her three sons.
The first stop will be Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights.
Immigrants gathered at Make the Road New York to watch the President's immigration speech.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants foreign grad students to get green cards automatically.
President Obama brought together political, business and law enforcement leaders to discuss immigration policy.
Fashion week photo shoots were canceled because models couldn't get into the country, Bloomberg said.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg laid out a plan to fix the economy including creating 10 new Workforce1 Career Centers.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the U.S. needed more immigrants, not less, in a television interview.
The three City Council members were among the 56 people arrested after blocking traffic in lower Manhattan.
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