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Immigration

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  • Congressman optimistic Obama will grant immigrants legal status

    Congressman optimistic Obama will grant immigrants legal status
    In a fiery speech at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) said he was confident after meeting with President Obama last week that the president will move forward in the coming months with an executive order that...
  • The U.S. can't solve every migrant's problems

    To the editor: Our leaders need to be united in responding to the surge of Central American children at our borders. The message to the parents of these children should be loud and clear: People who enter the U.S. illegally will be returned or held in...
  • HHS shepherds 'border children' through the system

    WASHINGTON As more unaccompanied children from Central America are caught entering the country illegally, their plight is proving to be both a political and custodial headache for the Obama administration. Unlike children from Mexico, who are screened...
  • Scammers target families of illegal child immigrants to U.S.: FBI

    SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - U.S. officials warned on Sunday that scammers are attempting to prey on the families of some of the tens of thousands of unaccompanied child immigrants crossing the border from Latin America, seeking money for phony travel costs....
  • July 21 Letters: Medicaid, food desert, Mark Warner

    Medicaid funds According to The Hill newspaper, the Department of Health and Human Services has made $100 million available to states to improve their Medicaid programs. I haven't seen anything in the Daily Press about this or heard anything about the...
  • Unaccompanied children are the focus of L.A. annual immigrant's Mass

    Unaccompanied children are the focus of L.A. annual immigrant's Mass
    During Sunday Mass at a sunlit cathedral in downtown Los Angeles, a 22-year-old woman stepped timidly to a podium and began her story. "My name is Dunia Cruz," she said in Spanish. "I came here from Honduras." As she spoke of the gang violence that...
  • Director, co-star see 'Most Wanted Man' as the best Hoffman tribute of all

    There's something about a good spy novel that says "fall," and the best films in that genre reflect this. The skies are overcast, a sort of pale gun-metal grey. Everything is rain and shadows, all the better for skulking about underthe ever-present pall...
  • Refugees, and American youth: "Our lives matter"

    Refugees, and American youth: "Our lives matter"
    The Root news site's Keli Goff recently wrote about child refugees fleeing violence and poverty in Central America and seeking refuge at our border. Unfortunately, she supports deporting them, while claiming that we have our own black children to care...
  • Despite fighting, moving to Israel

    Despite fighting, moving to Israel
    Ever since spending their honeymoon in Israel in 2000, David and Helaine Brenner had dreamed about returning to live and raise a family in what they believe to be their ancestral Jewish homeland. On Monday, the Northwest Baltimore couple and their sons,...
  • Texas lawmaker says it's time to stop 'warehousing' immigrant children

    FORT WORTH, Texas Texas is running out of room to house the thousands of Central American children who illegally crossed the border. And Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, says the solution is not to continue piling them into bus stations and other makeshift...
  • A former congressman asks: Can we make Congress move?

    Throughout my time in Congress, and particularly since leaving the House of Representatives last year, the question I'm asked most often is some variation of “Just how bad is it really?” Frequently the question is answered before it is asked:...