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Immigration

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  • Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party

    Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Friday that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a possible presidential candidate, too often chooses political expedience and doesn't fight for the middle class. The Weston congresswoman and chairwoman of the Democratic National...
  • Many thousands affected by immigration showdown

    Many thousands affected by immigration showdown
    Many who are eligible to be spared from deportation greeted Obama's executive action in November with hugs and tears of joy. But the new rules will leave many more with constant fear. About 19,000 foreign residents of Palm Beach County have a chance to...
  • Colorado GOP cuts funding for immigrant driver's license program

    A Colorado law that allows immigrants in the country illegally to get driver's licenses was heralded as historic for its bipartisan support and an ingenious way to make driving safer because it required mandatory driving tests and insurance. But this...
  • Republicans renew attack on immigrants

    The GOP is continuing its campaign against immigrants. Republican House members recently attached an amendment to a Homeland Security funding bill threatening President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program. Though the president has...
  • 'Toughest border security bill ever' sets table for piecemeal strategy

    WASHINGTON The House is set to vote next week on what some Republicans are proudly calling "the toughest border security bill ever." But once the roll is called and the measure is passed, then what? Not yet a month into the 114th Congress, Republican...
  • Santa Barbara News-Press' use of 'illegals'

    To the editor: I completely support the Santa Barbara News-Press in its use of the word "illegals." ("Amid outcry, News-Press is adamant on provocative term for immigrants," Jan. 19) How is it racist to describe the legal status of an immigrant? Where...
  • Havana: US immigration policy for Cubans needs to change

    Havana acknowledged Wednesday that only Congress could change U.S. immigration laws for Cubans, but contended that there could be leeway in how the laws are implemented. Cuban officials have long said they have serious concerns about the Cuban Adjustment...
  • Sen. Sessions poised to have immigration oversight role

    WASHINGTON One of the most vocal critics of President Barack Obama's immigration policies appears set to wield the gavel of a key Senate subcommittee. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., is in line to become chairman of the Senate Judiciary subcommittee with...
  • GOP response to Obama speech includes immigration, but only in Spanish

    Spanish- and English-speaking audiences received different messages Tuesday night during the official Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address. Florida Rep. Carlos Curbelo, who delivered the Spanish-language response,...
  • Immigration standoff

    Immigration standoff
    There is something truly unsavory about targeting for deportation immigrant children — particularly those known by the shorthand of "dreamers" who were brought to this country at a young age by their parents — but that was the priority of...
  • Amid outcry, News-Press is adamant on provocative term for immigrants

    Amid outcry, News-Press is adamant on provocative term for immigrants
    A few decades ago, it wasn't unusual for American newspapers to refer to people living in the United States without legal permission as "illegal aliens," or even "illegals." Those terms were criticized as offensive and eventually gave way to "illegal...