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  • On Education: Journalism student has earned his dream

    Angel Silva talks shop like the journalist he is. Sitting last month in the office of El Vaquero, the student newspaper at Glendale Community College, the 20-year-old described traveling to Sacramento to cover the March in March protests, staged by...
  • Marylander of the Year finalists: Martin O'Malley

    Marylander of the Year finalists: Martin O'Malley
    When the year started, the talk around Annapolis was that Gov. Martin O'Malley had already checked out. In the sixth year of his tenure, many believed he was already looking ahead to a national role and viewed his day job as something of a chore. But...
  • Immigrant family in U.S. sees better life back home

    Immigrant family in U.S. sees better life back home
    Luis Barcenas still recalls the terror of being kidnapped at gunpoint while driving a truck on a Mexican highway 14 years ago, a traumatic two days that compelled him to move his family to Chicago in search of a better life. But after years of...
  • 'The Daily Show' slams Congress for inaction on immigration reform

    'The Daily Show' slams Congress for inaction on immigration reform
    With public disapproval of the House of Representatives hovering somewhere around 77%, John Oliver joked on Wednesday's “Daily Show” that "Congress" is about to become “the English language’s most offensive C-word.” And the...
  • Immigration activists arrested during protest outside Capitol

    Immigration activists arrested during protest outside Capitol
    WASHINGTON -- Forty protesters, including union leader Eliseo Medina of the Service Employees International Union, were arrested Thursday afternoon for blocking passage outside the U.S. Capitol during a demonstration urging the House to pass comprehensive...
  • Mexican nationals, the 'Dream 9,' take a step toward asylum

    Mexican nationals, the 'Dream 9,' take a step toward asylum
    PHOENIX — Young immigrants known as the “Dream 9” will get the chance to argue their case for asylum before an immigration judge, potentially setting a precedent that would inspire other Mexican nationals to make similar claims for...
  • The Dream Act's future

    Nine young men and women whose parents brought them to the United States as children without proper documentation were arrested last month after staging a bold protest. By traveling to Mexico and then trying to legally reenter the U.S., they hoped to...
  • 'Dream 9' released from immigration detention

    'Dream 9' released from immigration detention
    TUCSON — Young immigrants known as the “Dream 9” were released Wednesday from federal custody in Arizona, a small step in their bid to win asylum in the United States.   The immigration activists were released on parole, which allows...
  • Half of eligible immigrants sign up for deferred deportation program

    Half of eligible immigrants sign up for deferred deportation program
    TUCSON -- Stifled by a variety of obstacles — from fees to fear — fewer than half of those eligible for immigration relief have taken advantage of an Obama administration program launched a year ago, according to a new study. About 49% of...
  • NAACP President Benjamin Jealous to resign

    NAACP President Benjamin Jealous to resign
    Credited with reenergizing and modernizing the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization, NAACP president Benjamin Jealous announced Sunday he will step down from his position at the end of the year. In a statement, Jealous said he wanted to...
  • Not your grandmother's NAACP

    Not your grandmother's NAACP
    When Benjamin Jealous, at 35, became the youngest person ever to lead the NAACP in 2008, he took over an institution with a venerable name but whose greatest triumphs appeared to lie in the past. Mr. Jealous, who announced last week that he will step down...