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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • In wake of shootings, congressmen want more oversight of Border Patrol

    WASHINGTON A wave of fatal shootings of unarmed civilians by Border Patrol agents along the U.S.-Mexico line has drawn bipartisan scrutiny to the nation's largest federal law enforcement agency. As attention increases on the deaths of nearly two dozen...
  • Supreme Court won't hear Frederick County sheriff's immigration enforcement appeal

    Supreme Court won't hear Frederick County sheriff's immigration enforcement appeal
    The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to review a Frederick County case in which a woman challenged local authorities' power to arrest her on an immigration violation, cementing her victory in a case that has been closely watched by both sides of the...
  • Florida immigrants decry detention quota

    Every day, hundreds of immigrants suspected of living in the country illegally are held behind bars in Florida, part of a controversial crackdown that helps fill a federal detention-bed quota. Critics call the quota a boondoggle that benefits privately...
  • Young advocate seeks pope's aid on immigration

    Young advocate seeks pope's aid on immigration
    A 10-year-old student from Noble Avenue Elementary School in North Hills visited the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels last week on a diplomatic mission. Jersey Vargas, a fourth-grader, was about to leave for Rome and a possible visit with Pope...
  • At business breakfast, Jeb Bush gives crowd a taste of his position on the issues

    MIAMI Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor and a leading contender in the early GOP race for the White House, has fashioned himself as the "education governor." But on Friday, Bush went veggie. "I was the kind of the Eat Your Broccoli Governor," Bush...
  • Ukraine loans, unemployment aid top to-do list as Congress resumes

    WASHINGTON -- The crisis in Crimea tops the agenda when Congress resumes next week, with lawmakers expected to consider measures to sanction Russia and expedite up to $1 billion in loans to the new government in Ukraine. Senators are set to vote...
  • Dana Milbank: GOP back from the dead, but lifeline may be short-lived

    WASHINGTON — Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democratic National Committee chairwoman and Congresswoman from Weston, was in an elevator with her staff last week, leaving the National Press Club, where she had just held a televised news conference....
  • House Ethics Committee reviewing conduct of Rep. Gutierrez

    House Ethics Committee reviewing conduct of Rep. Gutierrez
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Chicago is under review by the House Ethics Committee, which did not spell out why but promised to reveal more by May 5. Gutierrez's spokesman, Douglas Rivlin, said the committee is looking into annual...
  • Upbeat signs for GOP before midterm vote may mask its Latino problem

    Upbeat signs for GOP before midterm vote may mask its Latino problem
    For Republicans roaring into the midterm election, the last few weeks have brought a wave of good news. President Obama's poll numbers continue to hover in the 40s. Democrats' hopes of holding the Senate look slimmer by the day. And the GOP heralded...
  • At Border Security Expo, companies keep eyes on lucrative U.S. market

    At Border Security Expo, companies keep eyes on lucrative U.S. market
    PHOENIX — A fake barrel cactus with a camera mounted inside. An unmanned robot hardy enough to explore underground drug tunnels. Software that recognizes faces while tapping into federal databases. "We give them a tasting here," said Steve Roser,...
  • Obama should immediately halt deportations

    President Obama needs to immediately bring to an end his deportation policy. Obama has deported almost 2 million undocumented immigrants. He has also doubled down on harsh enforcement measures, such as close collaboration between employers, local...