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Immigration

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Top Immigration Articles

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  • Q&A: Unaccompanied children crossing US border

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is urging Congress to approve $3.7 billion in emergency funds to help government agencies handle an influx of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. The president's proposal would speed up...
  • Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity

     Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity
    Most references to director, writer and actress Desiree Akhavan place a neat three-word descriptor by her name: bisexual Iranian American, often followed by the words "the next Lena Dunham." Yet Akhavan isn't trying to fit into an already defined...
  • 'The Bridge's' Demian Bichir prizes his time in the gray zone

     'The Bridge's' Demian Bichir prizes his time in the gray zone
    Demián Bichir is an actor who likes to work in the shades of life. A prolific star in his native Mexico, the 50-year-old Bichir has steadily left a dent across the border in Hollywood on film and TV, earning a lead actor Oscar nod for his role in 2011's...
  • City could host immigrant children [Letter]

    City could host immigrant children [Letter]
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Maryland's federal delegation should be ashamed at themselves to block a plan by the Obama administration to shelter for immigrant children at the recently closed Metro West complex ("Feds scrap plan for immigrant...
  • Bill Press: Frivolous lawsuits? Right now, GOP loves them

    We all mourn the death of former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker, a great senator and statesman. And, no doubt, before his passing, Howard Baker mourned the death of the Republican Party he once knew and led so well. It ain't the same party anymore....
  • Bell plans to shelter immigration detainees

    Bell plans to shelter immigration detainees
    Nestor Valencia was 4 years old when he boarded a white van filled with piñatas and entered the United States illegally from Mexico. Now the mayor of Bell, he sees a little of himself in the thousands of children arriving at the U.S. border and entering...
  • Armed citizen groups seek recruits to secure U.S. border

    DALLAS (Reuters) - Citizen groups in border states are seeking armed volunteers to patrol the U.S.-Mexico frontier alongside law enforcement officers who are struggling to deal with a surge of undocumented migrants from Central America. Southwestern...
  • Poll Points To Obama's Polarizing Of U.S.

    The headline — "Poll: Obama Worst President Since World War II" — was both provocative and misleading. The Quinnipiac survey did, indeed, place President Barack Obama at the top of the worst since FDR. But this was largely a measure of...
  • Don't Politicize Plight Of Kids At The Border

    Character asserts itself in times of crisis. That is certainly the case with the refugee debacle at the border. Tens of thousands of Central American children are passing through Mexico into the United States and presenting themselves to immigration...
  • No Sympathy For Illegal Immigrants

    The letter "Appalling Rejection of Desperate People" [July 4] suggests we should welcome illegal immigrants with open arms. If they enter the country legally, yes, I would agree. That's the problem. They are here illegally. Soon they will be followed by...
  • Sarah Palin vs. President Obama: Are Republicans the losers?

    Sarah Palin vs. President Obama: Are Republicans the losers?
    For a few political cycles now, Republican leaders have strained to distance themselves from some in their midst and focus on the basics to secure and extend their power in Washington: The less-than-sweeping economic recovery and President Obama’s...