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Migration

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  • Rawlings-Blake voices concern over immigrant shelter

    Rawlings-Blake voices concern over immigrant shelter
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake — who has gained a national reputation for welcoming Hispanic families to Baltimore — joined a growing chorus of Maryland officials Tuesday raising concerns over a proposal to turn a vacant office building in the...
  • Lessons for other Republicans in Cantor's shocking loss

    Lessons for other Republicans in Cantor's shocking loss
    Just when you thought the tea party was in decline, it rears up and topples another icon. Eric Cantor, the House majority leader and understudy to Speaker John A. Boehner, lost the primary election in his central Virginia district by a convincing...
  • Mexican immigrant who sought sanctuary in Ariz. church can stay in U.S.

    A Mexican immigrant who took refuge in an Arizona church to avoid deportation from a country where he has lived illegally for over a decade and raised a family can stay in the United States, a federal official said on Tuesday. Daniel Neyoy Ruiz, 36, had...
  • It could be that Eric Cantor's problem was Cantor himself

    Eric Cantor’s primary loss Tuesday in Virginia came as a huge surprise, particularly to Cantor. Immigration was the culprit, according to the early analysis. And though Cantor’s defeat likely kills immigration reform for this year, it doesn&...
  • Cantor's defeat shouldn't kill immigration reform

    Is it possible that a few thousand people in a single suburban district in Virginia will determine the nation's future policy on immigration? The notion that outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's defeat will "send a shudder through rank-and-file...
  • Feds scrap plan for immigrant shelter at Metro West

    Feds scrap plan for immigrant shelter at Metro West
    Facing mounting opposition from state and local officials, the Obama administration has dropped the idea of converting a vacant office building in Baltimore into a shelter for immigrant children who have entered the country illegally, officials familiar...
  • Review: 'Freedom's Ballot' by Margaret Garb

    Review: 'Freedom's Ballot' by Margaret Garb
    Historians write to illuminate our shared past, to explicate the forces that shape our present. But successive historical narratives also can create a series of veils, distancing the past from the present. The more recent dominates our thoughts. The...
  • Political earthquake shakes nation's capital

    You know what they say: "You can't believe everything you read in the newspaper." Eric Cantor learned that the hard way. On primary day, June 10, while still in Washington, he picked up The Hill newspaper and read the front-page story: "Sen. Lindsey...
  • U.S. in talks with Central American officials about immigrant children

    U.S. in talks with Central American officials about immigrant children
    In an attempt to stem a crush of Central American children illegally crossing the United States alone into south Texas, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Thursday that he was in contact with ambassadors in Latin America to discuss how to...
  • Kevin McCarthy, would-be majority leader, at home in D.C., Bakersfield

    Kevin McCarthy, would-be majority leader, at home in D.C., Bakersfield
    The doorbell rang at a spacious tract home on a quiet cul-de-sac near Cal State Bakersfield. Rep. Kevin McCarthy's wife, Judy, hushed the barking Australian shepherd inside and opened the door with a smile. The post-mortems on House Majority Leader Eric...
  • 'An urgent humanitarian situation' at the U.S.-Mexico border

    'An urgent humanitarian situation' at the U.S.-Mexico border
    President Obama on Monday ordered a new level of interagency cooperation to deal with what he described as “an urgent humanitarian situation”: unaccompanied minors trying to enter the country illegally. But it’s unclear exactly what this...