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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • An inconvenient law

    There is a humane, transparent, truthful -- and constitutional -- way to address illegal immigration. Unfortunately, President Obama's unilateral plan to exempt millions of residents from federal immigration law is none of those things. Obama said he had...
  • A permanent resolution

    A permanent resolution
    Whatever one thinks of President Barack Obama's action on immigration last week, it is no substitute for the type of comprehensive reform legislation that will settle the issue. The courts will be asked to consider the president's decision. They will...
  • Aurora agencies work to help immigrants navigate new administrative relief

    Aurora agencies work to help immigrants navigate new administrative relief
    Sitting in the basement of St. Rita of Cascia School in Aurora on Tuesday, Josue and Maria listened closely to a presenter from World Relief DuPage/Aurora as she spoke about the president’s recent announcement that some immigrants in the country...
  • Chisholm and Ramirez: Immigration reform doesn't stop with Obama's executive action

    Chisholm and Ramirez: Immigration reform doesn't stop with Obama's executive action
    It's a blessing that President Obama issued an immigrant affirming executive action so close to Thanksgiving — a day that, in a way, celebrates the arrival and success of some of our land's earliest immigrants. We and millions like us are thankful...
  • Reform Good For Immigrants And The Nation

    Reform Good For Immigrants And The Nation
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who pledged not to raise taxes, faces a $99 million deficit. He's cut spending but could use more non-tax revenue. One thing that would help him? Immigration reform. A 2013 study by the nonprofit Institute of Taxation and Economic...
  • Why Obama is viewed as weak

    Why Obama is viewed as weak
    Two recent Presidential pronouncements reflect the essential Barack Obama. Each also explains why so many view him to be the weakest of American presidents. Example one pertains to Mr. Obama's public reaction to the gruesome terrorist murders of five...
  • Rants: Ferguson looting, immigration and Crist

    Rants: Ferguson looting, immigration and Crist
    To the person who ranted that Gov. Rick Scott did not get 51 percent of the vote, remember Bill Clinton served two terms as president and never received 50 percent of the vote. Now the Republicans want to shut down the government to prevent...
  • Obama's action on immigration leaves millions still facing deportation

    Obama's action on immigration leaves millions still facing deportation
    Minutes after Armando Ibaņez heard President Obama tell the nation that millions of people in the country illegally would be allowed to work and live openly in America, the 32-year-old excitedly scrambled to call his aunt, uncle and friends to deliver the...
  • U.S.-raised Dreamers are building new lives — back in Mexico

    U.S.-raised Dreamers are building new lives — back in Mexico
    For so long, Nancy Landa kept secrets. Growing up in South Los Angeles, she never told friends that her parents had brought her illegally from Mexico when she was 9. Years later, after she had been elected the first-ever Latina student body...
  • Arizona 'Dreamers' happy but wary of Supreme Court ruling on licenses

    Arizona 'Dreamers' happy but wary of Supreme Court ruling on licenses
    For now, Carla Chavarria plans to keep taking the bus. And Julio Zuniga will remain cautious every time he drives past a police car. Although the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Arizona must offer driver’s licenses to young immigrants who...
  • Compromise takes two parties to accomplish

    Compromise takes two parties to accomplish
    A reader posed a question that deserves an answer. The question was, "Why not pass their own [Republican] immigration bill, which would render President Obama's actions moot?" The simple answer is that contracting with an unscrupulous counter party is a...