| Sep 24, 2014
| 11:15 AM
I strongly disagree with letter writer William Knapp who bashes Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan for promising to create jobs for the middle class and cut taxes ("Hogan's plan for Md. doesn't add up," Sept. 21). He's worried that Mr. Hogan...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake can't stop the shootings and killings in Baltimore, so now she has decided to change priorities and welcome illegal immigrants to the city ("City to weigh immigrant-friendly policies," Sept. 17).
Here is another case of...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:12 AM
TALLAHASSEE – In a dramatic shift of policy, the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature passed a measure Friday granting discounted tuition rates to the children of illegal immigrants.
The bill would grant in-state tuition rates to thousands of...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Original post | 12:19 p.m.
Updated | 2:36 p.m., 3:21 p.m. and 3:33 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, pushed Monday for two key issues that could help decide how enthusiastic Hispanic...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:53 PM
A day earlier, angry protesters had blocked buses carrying immigrant detainees from reaching a Border Patrol processing facility here.
On Wednesday, while the rancor in Murrieta had eased, some remained adamant that they would fight any attempts to...
| May 31, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Luis Segura, a construction worker from El Salvador facing deportation, recently spent more than six months behind bars at an immigrant detention center in the Mojave Desert. His stay, at $118 a night, cost taxpayers about $22,000.
A few months ago,...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:26 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- A Florida House deeply divided on ideological grounds voted Thursday to open the door to allow some illegal immigrants who have lived in the country long enough to obtain law licenses from the Florida Bar.
House Speaker Will Weatherford,...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Charles Bowden, a chronicler of the Southwest who started as a nature writer but became known for his gritty yet lyrical nonfiction narratives of drug violence and hopelessness on the U.S.-Mexico border, has died. He was 69.
Bowden, who had been...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:08 PM
In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, "We are as good as you are!"
One of the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Another proposal to house undocumented children in Maryland and another shameful response. This time it wasn't rural Carroll County blasting the prospect of "illeagles" living outside Westminster, but a Baltimore County councilman decrying the potential...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It's the political season, which explains another column of "Things That Bug Me." Herewith my latest list for your consideration:
Unemployment news that fails to note our declining labor force. Labor force participation is at a low last reached in...