| Feb 17, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Ana Guevara wants to finish college, get a good job and live the American dream, but she said Florida is making that nearly impossible for her.
A native of Nicaragua, Guevara, 20, has lived in South Florida since she was 9. But when she enrolled at Palm...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:51 PM
The city of Anaheim on Tuesday is considering calling for an end to deportations and the legal protection of undocumented immigrants without serious criminal histories.
The resolution proposed by Councilman Jordan Brandman is similar to one adopted in...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The O'Malley administration made it a priority to protect the rights of those who have committed heinous crimes, been judged by a jury of their peers and sentenced to the ultimate punishment that can be levied against them. Why is protecting those who...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Democrats and Republicans appear to be inching closer to a compromise that would spare millions of illegal immigrants from deportation and provide their children with a path to citizenship.
House Republicans released a list of “principles”...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
I can't understand why making it harder to obtain citizenship if you are here illegally would alienate Latino voters ("Immigration group protests GOP retreat in Cambridge," Jan. 29). If I had to wait, sometimes years, to become a citizen, I wouldn't...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
At a time when Republicans have Democrats playing defense on Obamacare, jobs and the economy, the GOP is inexplicably ceding political ground to the Democrats on an issue that can only provide more votes for that party and possibly lead to a permanent...
| Mar 2, 2014
Re "Scandal rocks police force in Salinas Valley," Feb. 26
The arrests of officers in King City accused of scheming to steal impounded cars from mostly Latino immigrants aren't completely surprising.
For the last seven years, volunteer attorneys at...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
An ex-con trying to go straight is hounded by both sides of the law in Rachid Bouchareb's "Two Men in Town," a standard-issue drama set in New Mexico, where grand open spaces highlight the big open gaps in logic. Loosely based on Jose Giovanni's 1973...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:48 PM
In its swiftness and brute force, Republican opposition to the Arizona measure that would have bolstered the right to deny services to gays sent one message to GOP Gov. Jan Brewer: Veto it.
And it sent another to everyone else in the Republican Party:...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Advocates and law enforcement officials called on state lawmakers Thursday to approve legislation that would limit the circumstances under which illegal immigrants could be held in jail — a proposal intended to curb a 5-year-old federal...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Building on the Dream Act approved by voters in 2012, Democrat Anthony G. Brown proposed Thursday that Maryland provide low-interest college loans to the children of workers who are in this country illegally.
Brown's proposal came on a busy day in the...