| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:20 PM
A federal appeals court struck down an Arizona law on Wednesday that denied bail to some immigrants who are in the United States illegally and charged with serious felonies, saying it violated constitutional due process protections.
In a review, an 11-...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 4:54 PM
For years, the government of Myanmar has treated its Rohingya Muslim people as intruders — an impoverished minority among a Buddhist majority, considered illegal immigrants, restricted in where they can live and work. The United Nations considers...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Voters on the Space Coast have two congressional candidates who put space exploration among their top priorities but agree on little else: incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Posey of Rockledge and Democrat Gabriel Rothblatt.
Posey, 66, a former NASA...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Would a Republican takeover of the Senate improve the prospects that an immigration bill will get to President Barack Obama's desk? That theory is making the rounds and some of the people who oppose the dominant approach to immigration reform are starting...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Actress Misty Upham, who's best known for her roles in "August: Osage County" and "Frozen River," has been reported missing by her family.
The Native American actress, who most recently appeared alongside Jennifer Aniston in "Cake," was last seen leaving...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Our president seems to be more out of touch than ever, witnessed by his recent glowing evaluation of our economy. Average income is down once again. Food prices are climbing weekly. Fuel costs are significantly higher than when he took office. There are...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Montgomery County officials said Tuesday they will no longer honor federal requests to hold illegal immigrants beyond their scheduled release date unless U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement can demonstrate the person is likely to have committed a...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:10 AM
The root cause of undocumented immigration, whether from Mexico or Central America, is the poverty and lack of economic opportunity that have afflicted those nations as a result of failed economic policies — including their trade agreements with the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Elizabeth C. Bellavance, an educator, social activist, and patron of the academic and arts communities who was also an outspoken advocate for the Eastern Shore's Hispanic community, died July 24 of cancer at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:06 PM
WOMELSDORF — Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent and two other eastern Pennsylvania lawmakers toured a Berks County temporary shelter for unaccompanied children from Central America on Tuesday and said the children are in good spirits but have...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The other day I had a discussion with a friend concerning what we felt was facilitating the decline of this nation. We discussed the problem of illegal immigration as a factor. However, immigrants have been coming to America for hundreds of years —...