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  • Maryland cedes millions in corporate taxes [Commentary]

    Maryland cedes millions in corporate taxes [Commentary]
    Maryland has long been considered among the bluest of blue states, firmly in the Democratic camp. Its recent progressive record on social justice has only further burnished that reputation: passing the Dream Act to allow in-state college tuition —...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Future of 'Dream 9' activists who self-deported is still uncertain

    It’s unclear how long Lulu Martinez will be held in immigration detention -- or if she'll be deported. Still, the 23-year-old college student, brought to the United States illegally as a child, says that she and eight others who staged an...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Obama tells heckler he won't bypass Congress to stop deportations

    Obama tells heckler he won't bypass Congress to stop deportations
    President Obama told a heckler who interrupted a speech on immigration Monday that he will not circumvent Congress and try to halt deportations by executive order because the U.S. is “a nation of laws.” “Please use your executive...
  • Obama uses heckler to make point on immigration

    Obama uses heckler to make point on immigration
    President Obama told a heckler who interrupted a speech on immigration Monday that he would not circumvent Congress and try to halt deportations by executive order because the U.S. is "a nation of laws." "Please use your executive order!" shouted the...
  • '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...