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Migration

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Top Migration Articles

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  • Expect the 'race card' in our ongoing immigration debate

    In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, "We are as good as you are!" One of the...
  • Here's why fixing immigration system matters to all of us

    It's easy to understand why the topic of immigration gets me fired up: My parents are first-generation immigrants from Pakistan. In every news article, every picture and every comment made by politicians and pundits on the issue, I see the faces of my...
  • Chicago should offer short-term care to Central American kids

    Chicago should offer short-term care to Central American kids
    Thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America have been crossing the Mexican-U.S. border and walking into the arms of an overwhelmed immigration system. Each child arrives not only with a personal tale — Why did he or she leave home?...
  • Budgets raided to address border crisis amid Congress' inaction

    Budgets raided to address border crisis amid Congress' inaction
    Surveillance drones that hunt drug smugglers along the Mexican border could soon be grounded. Installation of pole-top cameras and ground sensors to intercept illegal crossings might be delayed. About $44 million has already been diverted from the...
  • U.S. House Republicans try resurrecting border funds bill

    U.S. House Republicans try resurrecting border funds bill
    The U.S. House of Representatives will try in coming days to pass legislation giving President Barack Obama additional funds to deal with a flood of Central American child immigrants, after Republicans who control the chamber on Thursday revolted...
  • Gov. Brown is right: The state should help feds deal with migrant minors

    This is how the rest of the country – and Murrieta, for that matter – should act. Earlier this week, Gov. Jerry Brown threw his support behind federal efforts to care for unaccompanied minors who have flooded across the Mexican border in...
  • Plight of children should not mask illegal immigration threat [Letter]

    Plight of children should not mask illegal immigration threat [Letter]
    Whether the migrant unaccompanied children surging over our southern border are refugees, illegal migrants or whatever, they need to be cared for in a humane manner. However, this situation coupled with the push to legalize millions of folks illegally...
  • Suspect in fatal USC attack entered country illegally, feds say

    Suspect in fatal USC attack entered country illegally, feds say
    A 19-year-old charged with murder in connection with last week's fatal assault on a USC graduate student told immigration officials that he entered the country illegally about seven years ago, a federal official said. The official, who was not...
  • Illnesses, unsanitary conditions plague immigration detention centers

    Illnesses, unsanitary conditions plague immigration detention centers
    Illnesses and unsanitary conditions exist at some detention centers for immigrant mothers and children along the Southwest border, the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general says. Many of the children and families who crossed the border...
  • Unauthorized immigrants line up for driver's licenses in Colorado

    For most people a trip to the Division of Motors Vehicles is a dreaded event. Humberto Cruz-Salas cannot get there fast enough. A month ago, he hopped out of bed and started dialing the DMV to try to make an appointment. His 2 a.m. effort —...
  • Obama: House GOP border plan is 'extreme' and 'going nowhere'

    Obama: House GOP border plan is 'extreme' and 'going nowhere'
    President Obama blasted House Republicans for focusing on "extreme" and "partisan message bills," rather than solving problems, highlighting how little lawmakers have accomplished before leaving town for a summer recess.  Speaking to reporters at the...