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Migration

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  • Refugees, and American youth: "Our lives matter"

    Refugees, and American youth: "Our lives matter"
    The Root news site's Keli Goff recently wrote about child refugees fleeing violence and poverty in Central America and seeking refuge at our border. Unfortunately, she supports deporting them, while claiming that we have our own black children to care...
  • Standing up for children [Editorial]

    Standing up for children  [Editorial]
    Another proposal to house undocumented children in Maryland and another shameful response. This time it wasn't rural Carroll County blasting the prospect of "illeagles" living outside Westminster, but a Baltimore County councilman decrying the potential...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill to reduce deportations for minor crimes

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law a measure aimed at reducing deportations of legal immigrants who are convicted of minor crimes. The legislation by Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) reduces the maximum possible misdemeanor sentence by one day...
  • These Are Children Struggling To Our Border

    There is a dangerous rhetorical game being played in the media and in politics, and the losers are children. I'm referring not to the children whose tragic deaths were caused by negligent parents who left little ones in cars in blazing heat with windows...
  • Help Children Escape Hellholes

    Help Children Escape Hellholes
    As a practical matter, the state of Connecticut was probably right to decline the federal government's request to temporarily house up to 2,000 migrant children at the Southbury Training School. Malloy administration officials cited a variety of reasons...
  • A grim wait for migrants at Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas

    A grim wait for migrants at Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas
    The cells at the U.S. Border Patrol station were once again full, the air fetid with body odor. Women clutched babies in diapers, boys crowded the cell windows, and men were splayed shoulder to shoulder across the floors. That's an improvement...
  • Polls show Americans' concern and worries about immigration issues

    Polls show Americans' concern and worries about immigration issues
    One of six Americans say that immigration issues now rank as the nation's most pressing problem, a tripling in just one month, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday. That jump -- from 5% last month to 17% -- appears striking, but perhaps just as...
  • Our Nation Of Immigrants Forgets Its Past

    Lady Liberty's lamp has been lowered. Its light flickering. The huddled masses are no longer wanted — be they tired or poor, be they homeless or hungry, be they adults or children threatened and yearning to breathe free. The welcome light has...
  • Jose Antonio Vargas detained in Texas, according to reports

    Prominent journalist and immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas was detained at McAllen-Miller International Airport in Texas on Tuesday. Vargas, an undocumented immigrant, tweeted that he was going to go through security carrying a pocket version...
  • 2 Texas lawmakers offer bipartisan bill to combat border crisis

    2 Texas lawmakers offer bipartisan bill to combat border crisis
    In an unlikely partnership, two Texas lawmakers -- one Democrat, one Republican -- are proposing a bipartisan bill that would empower the U.S. to speed up immigration hearings in hopes of stemming the crisis of unaccompanied children at the border....
  • Immigration crisis threatens America [Letter]

    Immigration crisis threatens America [Letter]
    Most of the talking head shows have had some coverage of the immigration crisis, but they all talked from their political perspective and very few referred to any facts. I would like to surface some facts. Both parties are responsible for this crisis....