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  • Listen to Led Zeppelin Performing Live in New Haven in 1970

    Listen to Led Zeppelin Performing Live in New Haven in 1970
    Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham died on this day in 1980. He was only 32 years old. That just seems crazy now. Anyway, rummaging through YouTube clips led me to this bad-sounding bootleg of Led Zeppelin performing on August 15, 1970 at the Yale Bowl in...
  • Family of boy killed by Border Patrol can't sue agent in U.S., court rules

    Family of boy killed by Border Patrol can't sue agent in U.S., court rules
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a Mexican teenager when he fired across the border from Texas into Mexico cannot be sued in U.S. courts by the boy’s family, a federal appeals court ruled.  The unanimous ruling was issued Friday by the full...
  • Fewer immigrants are being caught crossing U.S.-Mexico border

    Fewer immigrants are being caught crossing U.S.-Mexico border
    The number of immigrants caught crossing the Southwest border continues to fall sharply, Obama administration officials said Friday, a decline due in large part to the end of the surge in people coming from Central America. Border agents caught about...
  • Private companies profit from U.S. immigration detention boom

    Private companies profit from U.S. immigration detention boom
    In the women's wing of the nation's newest immigrant detention center, 28-year-old Silia Ramirez sat Thursday writing a letter to her family. She described her day so far — yoga with another detainee in the morning, chicken fajitas for lunch...
  • Immigrants' lives on hold while they wait for administrative relief to return

     Immigrants' lives on hold while they wait for administrative relief to return
    On a recent Tuesday evening, several dozen volunteers met at the Resurrection Project, an immigrant rights advocacy organization in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, to learn how to file freedom of information requests. The volunteers, most of them...
  • Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio walk careful line on immigration reform

    NASHUA, N.H. Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio have turned explaining their similar positions on immigration reform into a political art form. Secure the border, they grovel to conservatives worried about "amnesty." Get a better grip on people who come into the...
  • Hartford Plans To Introduce Municipal ID Cards

    Hartford Plans To Introduce Municipal ID Cards
    HARTFORD — A plan to introduce municipal identification cards in the state's capital would give undocumented immigrants, the homeless and other residents who might be living in the shadows easier access to city services, community leaders said...
  • Honduran migrant provides peek into dark world of human smuggling

    MIAMI Marlon Marquez, a Honduran who lives in Miami, appears to be a typical undocumented immigrant from Central America. But he is far from that. He crossed the border near McAllen, Texas, as a hostage of people who claimed to belong to the powerful...
  • EU finally attempting to address migrant crisis

    EU finally attempting to address migrant crisis
    Leaders of the European Union are doing something this week they should have done months ago: They're mapping a strategy to counter a humanitarian crisis at sea — a steady flow of rickety boats carrying thousands of mostly African and Middle Eastern...
  • Immigration officials admit N. Carolina murder suspect was in gang database

    WASHINGTON Federal immigration officials admitted this week that the suspect in the February slayings of four people in Charlotte, N.C., was granted special immigration status shielding him from deportation two years ago despite being listed in a...
  • Scott Walker breaks with the Kochs on immigration

    WASHINGTON Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions was enjoying his unexpected new role: Policy adviser to a Republican presidential front-runner. Scott Walker, alone among the 2016 contenders, had talked to Sessions about immigration policy. Sessions happened to...