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Immigration

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  • Few Nicaraguans among Central America's exodus to U.S.

    Nicaragua has many of the same problems as much of Central America. Extreme poverty. Joblessness. Violence, especially against women and children. Government repression. And yet, in the latest exodus of Central American minors and others toward the U.S....
  • Ethnic strife blurs Myanmar's first census in 30 years

    YANGON (Reuters) - Following an incomplete count due to ethnic conflicts in parts of the country, Myanmar said on Saturday that its first census in 30 years shows the population to be 51.4 million, some ten million less than expected. The provisional...
  • Visa program for wealthy investors maxed out by Chinese demand

    Visa program for wealthy investors maxed out by Chinese demand
    Fueled by demand from wealthy Chinese nationals, an immigration program that exchanges visas for large investments in U.S. businesses has run out of its allotment of visas for the first time in its 24-year history. A State Department official said...
  • Judge voids Texas abortion rule

    AUSTIN, Texas A federal judge invalidated a major Texas abortion regulation Friday that would have shut down 19 licensed clinics next week, ruling that it created "a brutally effective system" designed to close abortion facilities, not to improve women'...
  • Chicago's love affair with Maxwell Street

    Chicago's love affair with Maxwell Street
    In the shadow of the Loop's skyscrapers, there once was an open-air bazaar with sights, sounds and smells that seemed magically transported across time and space from some Old World village. The Maxwell Street market — its principal thoroughfare was...
  • O'Malley tightens rules on federal immigration requests

    O'Malley tightens rules on federal immigration requests
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has imposed strict new rules to limit when the state may hold immigrants in Baltimore's jail at the request of federal authorities, dealing a new blow to a national program intended to catch people who are in the country illegally....
  • US judge voids Texas abortion law

    AUSTIN, Texas A federal judge invalidated two major Texas abortion regulations Friday including one that would have shut down 19 licensed clinics next week ruling that they created "a brutally effective system" designed to close abortion facilities, not...
  • Education requirements deter many would-be 'Dreamers,' activists say

    Education requirements deter many would-be 'Dreamers,' activists say
    Naira Zapata might seem a typical candidate for the Obama administration's deferred deportation program. Her family smuggled her across the U.S.-Mexican border when she was 12. But Zapata, now 20, dropped out of high school three years ago after...
  • Would immigration action help or hurt Obama's party this fall?

    One question that Washington appears unable to easily answer is whether President Obama's intention to use executive action to change immigration law would help or hurt his party in the midterm election. At the moment, the conventional wisdom is of...
  • Former CT Lawmaker Asks Obama To Speed Legal Immigration

    WASHINGTON — Former Democratic Rep. Bruce Morrison, who once represented a New Haven-based district in Congress, has jumped smack into the center of a massive lobbying effort aimed at persuading President Obama to make wide changes in immigration...
  • Eva Longoria shows passion for acting, activism and philanthropy

    Eva Longoria shows passion for acting, activism and philanthropy
    At a notoriously schmoozy West Hollywood lunch spot, former "Desperate Housewife" Eva Longoria pays far more attention to the soft-spoken busboy than any of the nipped and tucked Hollywood types vying for her attention. "Mi amor!," she greets the slight...