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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • 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...
  • Democracy and Obama's immigration policy

    Democracy and Obama's immigration policy
    One of the complaints about President Barack Obama's directive on unauthorized immigrants is that it is a repudiation of democracy. "It is at odds with—it defies—the meaning and message of the last election, and therefore is destructive to the...
  • Obama ends year with reminders that he's still not irrelevant

    Obama ends year with reminders that he's still not irrelevant
    Before jetting off to Hawaii for his annual holiday break, President Obama stood before reporters to pat himself on the back on Friday. He's proud of his accomplishments this year, he said. He's shown America solves problems. "And now I'm going to go on...
  • Judge throws out Arizona sheriff's immigration suit against Obama

    Judge throws out Arizona sheriff's immigration suit against Obama
    A federal judge on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit brought against Barack Obama by an Arizona police chief who called the president's sweeping immigration reforms unconstitutional, saying the plaintiff lacked legal standing in the case. Judge Beryl Howell...
  • Where the buck really stops

    Where the buck really stops
    The thrashing that voters administered to the Democrats in the midterm congressional elections confirmed the old admonition Harry Truman kept on his White House desk: "The buck stops here." The Republicans widened their hold on the House and wrested...
  • Foster, Senger debate health care, budget

    Foster, Senger debate health care, budget
    Candidates to represent the 11th Congressional District clashed Saturday on health care, the federal budget and gridlock in Washington. Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster and Republican state Rep. Darlene Senger, Naperville residents who are vying for a...
  • 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...
  • Dold wins return trip to D.C., says it will be different this time

    Dold wins return trip to D.C., says it will be different this time
    After losing his U.S. House re-election bid two years ago, Republican Bob Dold completed his comeback Tuesday night, retaking the seat from Democratic Rep. Brad Schneider. But the second time around in Washington will be different, Dold said Wednesday,...
  • Obamacare a flash point in Schneider-Dold race

     Obamacare a flash point in Schneider-Dold race
    In recent interviews and political ads, Rep. Brad Schneider has accused his Republican opponent, former Rep. Bob Dold, of voting 28 times to "repeal, defund or dismantle" the Affordable Care Act when he was in Congress. Sitting before the Tribune...
  • 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...
  • The U.S. is ending 2014 with a collective 'I can't breathe'

    The U.S. is ending 2014 with a collective 'I can't breathe'
    If you're looking for what to expect next year, look no further than the seeds planted in 2014. It was a year when the country talked more about race and power than it did the year it elected its first black president; when police became a bigger...