| Nov 21, 2014
| 6:21 AM
President Barack Obama's announcement last night that he is using his executive authority to shield millions of immigrants from deportation in order to focus enforcement on dangerous and violent criminals touched off howls from Republicans before he...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:19 AM
After inquiries from The Baltimore Sun, Towson University has changed its policies for undocumented immigrants seeking to pay in-state tuition under two programs. And that's good news for Cindy Kolade.
The 21-year-old, who came to Baltimore from Ivory...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:00 PM
HARTFORD – Gov. Alejandro García Padilla of Puerto Rico joined his Connecticut counterpart on the campaign trail Tuesday in an all-out effort to reach Latino voters.
Padilla and Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy embarked on a whirlwind tour of...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 6:18 PM
Three days before Election Day, Republican gubernatorial nominee Tom Foley courted Latino voters at a rally with former Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuno – marking an effort by the challenger candidate to pick off votes from a community that...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 12:34 PM
So, back to that immigration mess.
President Obama, frustrated with the quagmire that is Congress, on Wednesday reiterated his intent to address by the end of the year the nation’s failed immigration system through directives and executive...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Even Sen. John McCain has surrendered. A steadfast supporter of immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship, the Arizona Republican has essentially acknowledged that his party's anti-immigration forces have demolished any hope of soon legalizing...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Six years ago we struggled with an endorsement for a U.S. Senate seat.
We recalled the last time an Illinoisan rose to the top of the Senate: Minority Leader Everett McKinley Dirksen, a Republican, was known for his civility and his willingness to set...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Zitlalli Roman has a job, an internship and an eye on getting a master's degree—maybe even a Ph.D. What she doesn't have is a Social Security number.
Roman, a 24-year-old Northeastern Illinois University student, immigrated to the Chicago area...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Republican Corey Stottlemyer concedes that state Sen. Ron Young was once a visionary leader who, as mayor of Frederick, helped a sleepy city become a thriving hub of business and culture.
But that's all in the past, Stottlemyer says.
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:53 PM
When the U.S. Senate race in Arkansas heated up this summer, Mark Pryor found himself under attack from his opponent with a nasty — and inaccurate — ad claiming that the Democrat had supported giving Social Security benefits to people who...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
No to Obama's ISIS plan
Bomb, and build a mercenary army, to punish ISIS. That is our president's proposal for dealing with the new brutality of Middle Eastern sectarianism.
What are the easily predictable results? Collateral damage, innocent deaths,...