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Immigration

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  • Italy says 19 boat migrants die, thousands rescued this week

    ROME (Reuters) - Nineteen people died trying to reach Italy on a boat packed with hundreds of migrants, probably poisoned by carbon monoxide fumes from its engines, said the Italian Navy on Saturday, which has rescued more than 4,000 migrants in the...
  • Baltimore County officials react to Timonium proposal for immigrant children

    Baltimore County officials react to Timonium proposal for immigrant children
    Officials in Baltimore County reacted Friday to a proposal by Catholic Charities to shelter 50 immigrant children at a facility in Timonium, with a state delegate who is running for the County Council opposing the plan and calling the immigration crisis...
  • Enrique's Journey | Chapter One: Notes About Sources

    Sonia Nazario, the writer, found Enrique in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, in May 2000. She and Don Bartletti, the photographer, spent two weeks with him there and rejoined him at the end of his journey in North Carolina. Then, based on Nazario's extensive...
  • Florida treasure, Winter Park and wealth: Letters

    A Florida treasure Jim Abbott's Florida Spotlight, "A Weeki Wachee mermaid tale," in Sunday's Sentinel, showcased the last of the great old Florida attractions, which drew tourists to our state following World War II. Champion swimmer and newsreel...
  • Public employees should not have priority parking

     Public employees should not have priority parking
    My first day at my first real job — a dishwasher at one of those 24-hour family restaurants on a busy thoroughfare — the manager warned me, and he'd warned other employees, to park at the back of the parking lot, out near the dumpsters....
  • Huff opposes proposal to shelter immigrant children

    Huff opposes proposal to shelter immigrant children
    Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff says he opposes a proposal to shelter immigrant children at a Catholic Charities facility in his district. "I have been getting calls from constituents with concerns," he said Saturday. "We have enough issues and...
  • Immigration courts clogged as thousands of cases loom

    Immigration courts clogged as thousands of cases loom
    Before they get a decision in their immigration cases — before they even have a hearing — the tens of thousands of children entering the country illegally will face an increasingly daunting challenge at the heart of a massive backlog in U.S....
  • As State Says It Can't Provide Housing For Immigrant Children, Others Offer To Step Up

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday reiterated his position that Connecticut does not have any facilities that could be used to provide temporary housing for unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the border from Central America, but said his...
  • Tea party to protest influx of unaccompanied foreign children

    – On Sunday morning, Ronnie DelBacco will be standing alongside a road in Salisbury Township, awaiting a bus. The Lehigh Valley Tea Party chairman can't say for certain if a bus or another vehicle will be arriving with some of the more than 57,...
  • Obama not to blame for child migrant crisis [Letter]

    Obama not to blame for child migrant crisis [Letter]
    I disagree with letter writer Rick Alvi's claim that President Obama is to blame for the recent influx of unaccompanied minors illegally crossing our border ("Border crisis is Obama's mess," July 13). In 2008 President George W. Bush signed...
  • Carroll County commissioners' knee-jerk hypocrisy [Letter]

    Carroll County commissioners' knee-jerk hypocrisy [Letter]
    Reporter John Fritze's recent article showed what hateful hypocrites the Carroll Commissioners, Del. Justin Ready and Rep. Andy Harris really are ("Carroll Co. officials push back on shelter for immigrant children," July 11). They are joined by the...