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Illegal Immigrants

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  • An 'undocumented' immigrant? Try 'illegal.'

    An 'undocumented' immigrant? Try 'illegal.'
    To the editor: Jose Antonio Vargas refuses to face the truth: that he is indeed an "illegal immigrant." ("What is being an American? Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas has some ideas," Op-Ed, Aug. 5) He insists on being classified as...
  • Q and A With Swiss Director Fernand Melgar Who Portrays Immigrants' Plight In His Affluent Country

    Swiss director Fernand Melgar has made the plight of immigrants being pushed out of his wealthy country the central theme of his oeuvre in pluriprized docus "The Fortress," about a Swiss detention center for asylum seekers, and "The Flight," about a...
  • Stop what you're doing and go see an opera about human trafficking

    Stop what you're doing and go see an opera about human trafficking
    It's not every day that someone tells you, "Drop whatever you're doing and go see an opera about human trafficking." But today is one of those days: So drop whatever you're doing this evening and go see an opera about human trafficking. I'm totally...
  • What jobs are immigrants 'stealing'?

    To the editor: Regarding the letter to the editor lamenting the illegal immigrants who take the jobs of authorized workers in the U.S., as soon as I see more white people picking fruit or vegetables and working in a field, I might consider this stance. ("...
  • The real border problem and what we must do

    The faces of frightened young children huddling together just inside our border are heartrending. Texas Gov. Rick Perry has the right attitude. Enough talk. Let's act. Merely deploying National Guard units underscores the pressing need for a national...
  • The costs of absorbing so many immigrants

    To the editor: After reading the article on the influx of Central American immigrants to Virginia, I would like to draw attention to important points. ("Amid border crisis debate, many new immigrants land in D.C. area," Aug. 4) People in violence-ridden...
  • Unfortunately, he's playing politics with the crisis rather than enforcing U.S. border security

    WASHINGTON Try as he might, President Obama cannot escape responsibility for the debacle at the U.S. southwest border, caused, in part, by his administration's mismanagement. Until Congress returns next month, he should use the tools he has to secure the...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Is President Obama about to be impeached?

    Talk of impeachment abounds in Washington, D.C. these days, but oddly, both sides blame each other for that. Republicans say Democrats are talking up impeachment in order to raise funds and support for the upcoming midterm elections. But Democrats...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Perry 1, Cruz 0 on Texas border leadership

    One fascinating sub-text of the 2016 presidential race's early phase has been the contrast in approach between the two Texas aspirants, Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Ted Cruz. Though Cruz led early Texas polls, Perry's course may make more sense as a long-term...
  • House extends session to try again on child immigrant bill Obama vows to veto

    WASHINGTON In a stunning series of stops and starts to resolve the border crisis Thursday, the House of Representatives debated a bill to help resolve the flow of unaccompanied children over the southeastern border, then GOP leaders, facing defeat, pulled...
  • Absent on immigration reform

    WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party's paralysis on immigration is so complete -- and so utterly irresponsible -- that President Obama has no choice but to act on his own. Just say the word immigration and most GOP members of Congress either change the...