| May 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Presiding over Arizona's largest county since 1992, Joe Arpaio has been called "the P.T. Barnum of sheriffs" by Larry King -- a fairly neutral statement compared with the fulminations laid at his doorstep by innumerable more fervent admirers and...
| May 11, 2014
| 8:06 PM
Denisse Rojas earned a biology degree from UC Berkeley and has set her sights on medical school. But one big obstacle stands in her way.
To practice medicine in California, doctors must obtain a license from the state, and applicants are required to...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
PARIS -- As a chronic immigrant, I'm loath to support immigration policies that might make life difficult for anyone seeking to legitimately integrate into and contribute to an adoptive nation. Nonetheless, as the Obama administration attempts to reform...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:13 PM
WASHINGTON — Even as Rep. Michael G. Grimm of New York faced charges of defrauding the federal government and pleaded not guilty Monday, he vowed to seek reelection.
Grimm was charged with fraudulently underreporting more than $1 million in...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Children of illegal immigrants should get in-state tuition at state colleges and universities, according to legal guidance issued Tuesday by Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring.
In a letter to presidents of state colleges and universities, as well as...
| May 3, 2014
Del. Don Dwyer is spending his final day in jail Sunday, completing a 60-day sentence for his 2013 drunken-driving and drunken-boating convictions.
But while that debt to society will be paid, the Anne Arundel Republican acknowledges there's a political...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Is Jeb Bush's moment over?
Not in his mind. The former governor of Florida says he's considering a campaign to become his family's third president, even though he dreads "getting back into the vortex of the mud fight."
But as enticing as it is for the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are in talks to reteam on the Sony comedy "Border Guards."
Adam McKay is in talks to direct. Jesse Armstrong will pen the script with Ferrell, McKay and Kevin Messick producing through their Gary Sanchez Productions...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:53 PM
President Barack Obama has come under fire from Hispanic groups who say he hasn't done enough to enact comprehensive immigration reform and that his administration has deported record numbers of undocumented immigrants. Neither charge is wholly justified:...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Arlette Lozano came to this country 18 years ago from Mexico at age 8 when her mother sent her and her 3-year-old brother across the border with the help of a coyote — someone paid to smuggle people across the border.
There wasn't enough money for...
| Apr 18, 2014
Re "Puig and the Cuba embargo," Editorial, April 15
The Times hit the nail on the head in its editorial saying that the Dodgers' Yasiel Puig's harrowing escape from Cuba at the hands of human traffickers shows why the U.S. should lift its economic...