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Immigration

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  • Immigration reform, liberals and religion: Letters

    Immigration reform, liberals and religion: Letters
    Back immigration reform Our family was affluent, middle class — Dad, an engineer; Mom, a homemaker; children, enrolled in private school. We had the luxuries of a typical middle-class family in a westernized world. There was no need to leave...
  • Marco Rubio, once seen as front-runner, has some catching up to do

    Marco Rubio, once seen as front-runner, has some catching up to do
    Three years ago, Sen. Marco Rubio was heralded as the Republican Party’s future. After the GOP’s stinging 2012 presidential loss, strategists prescribed the charismatic, young tea party favorite as the antidote to a fractured party —...
  • As Caribbean immigration rises, Miami's black population becomes more foreign

    WASHINGTON One in three black residents in Miami is now an immigrant, a reflection of a nationwide trend that shows immigrants making up a rising share of the country's black population, according to a new Pew Research Center study. Perhaps not...
  • California may shield immigrants charged with drug crimes from deportation

    California may shield immigrants charged with drug crimes from deportation
    When Jesús Cordero was arrested for Ecstasy possession, his lawyer offered what seemed like an obvious solution: Plead guilty and undergo drug counseling. Once Cordero completed the course, the charges would be dismissed. It's a popular option for...
  • Legal fight continues over Obama's executive action on immigration

    Legal fight continues over Obama's executive action on immigration
    To hear the White House tell it, a federal judge in Texas “has wrongly continued to prevent those lawful, common-sense policies from taking effect.” The judge, meanwhile, says of Obama administration attorneys: “Whether by ignorance,...
  • U.S. moves against two Salvadoran military men in landmark cases

    U.S. moves against two Salvadoran military men in landmark cases
    U.S. authorities on Wednesday acted against two former Salvadoran military men who had lived freely and openly in the United States for years despite allegations they were involved in some of the most egregious atrocities committed in their homeland....
  • Federal judge refuses to lift injunction on Obama's immigration order

    A federal judge refused late Tuesday to lift a temporary hold on President Obama's executive action seeking to shield up to 5 million immigrants from deportation. U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen declined to stay his Feb. 16 decision, which granted a...
  • With new immigration proposals, state lawmakers hope to build momentum

    With new immigration proposals, state lawmakers hope to build momentum
    Democratic lawmakers will unveil a slew of new immigration-related proposals Tuesday, including measures that would extend state-paid health coverage to those in the country illegally and offer more protection against deportation. Legislators behind the...
  • Allentown joins cities backing Obama immigration reforms

    Allentown joins cities backing Obama immigration reforms
    Allentown is among 73 cities and counties that have signed a legal brief supporting President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration. Those immigration changes - which could allow up to 5 million undocumented immigrants with longstanding U.S....
  • Suspended state grants will reduce Aurora area immigrant services, teen mentoring

    Suspended state grants will reduce Aurora area immigrant services, teen mentoring
    Some Aurora area organizations that help immigrants and mentor children and teens after school will be forced to cut services or charge for them after Gov. Bruce Rauner suspended $26.3 million in state grants last week to help fill a budget hole. The...
  • Democrats file court brief backing Obama immigration orders

    WASHINGTON A group of 181 Democratic members of the House weighed in on the legal fight over immigration on Monday, telling an appeals court that the executive branch has the authority to make the policy changes that President Barack Obama announced in...