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Migration

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  • Bridgeport Open To Taking In Immigrant Kids

    Washington – The City of Bridgeport is exploring whether it has the facilities that would meet federal requirements to host some of the Central American migrant children who are in overcrowded federal holding centers along the borders, said a city...
  • Border bill fits Rep. Henry Cuellar's history of bipartisanship

    WASHINGTON Rep. Henry Cuellar has never been shy about breaking party ranks. But in recent weeks, the Laredo Democrat has taken that to new levels. He alienated the White House by publicly and relentlessly prodding the president to visit the border...
  • No quick and easy solutions to the border crisis

     No quick and easy solutions to the border crisis
    There have been some recent stirrings of reasonableness in Washington over the humanitarian crisis at the Mexican border, stirrings that should be supported and nurtured like, well, a child. But let's not fool ourselves: The proposals being bandied...
  • Garcetti says L.A. will shelter children who have crossed border

    Garcetti says L.A. will shelter children who have crossed border
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday that the city would help shelter immigrant children who have been detained after crossing the border and has begun talks with a federal agency about doing so. "Before you get partisan, before you tell me...
  • During break, ponder amnesty for all: My Word

      As the son of a family of Italian immigrants, who entered the United States close to the beginning of the 20th century, I am disappointed by the ongoing debate in Congress and throughout the country over undocumented immigrants, especially young...
  • Undocumented minors without lawyers don't stand much of a chance

    What a difference a lawyer makes. According to a new analysis of nearly 102,000 cases of detained undocumented, unaccompanied minors going back a decade and through the end of June, fewer than half had legal help during the immigration hearing on...
  • 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...
  • America once welcomed desperate children

    America once welcomed desperate children
    To the editor: In the 1960s through the 1980s, we saw people escaping repression from East Germany to the west with their oppressors willing to shoot them in the backs for trying to climb over a wall to a better life. ("More than rumors drive Central...
  • Murrieta immigrant protests: Mayor defends his town's actions

    Murrieta immigrant protests: Mayor defends his town's actions
    The mayor of Murrietta, which has seen protests in recent days that prevented federal officials from housing some immigrant detainees at a facility there, defended his town's response to the issue. Mayor Alan Long said on CNN Sunday that residents are...
  • U.S. will 'stem the tide' of illegal immigration, official says

    U.S. will 'stem the tide' of illegal immigration, official says
    The nation's Homeland Security chief vowed Sunday that the Obama administration would "stem the tide" of unaccompanied minors from Central America who have illegally crossed the Southwest border in record numbers in recent months. Immigration...
  • The immigrant saga, played out on a soccer field in the South

    The story of Los Jets is quintessentially American. A small-town high school team, cobbled together of outcast and underdog students, struggles to overcome obstacles put in its way by unsympathetic officials and community naysayers. The once ragtag...