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Immigration

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Top Immigration Articles

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  • Clerics urge US to end family detention of immigrants

    About 80 faith leaders from around the U.S. have signed a letter to President Barack Obama urging the government to stop detaining immigrant families, while high-ranking clerics visiting a South Texas detention facility Friday criticized the practice....
  • Gov. Scott Walker's immigration stance at center of dispute

    A dispute over Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's position on immigration erupted on Thursday, highlighting the Republican's struggle to appeal to conservatives on the explosive issue as he prepares to launch a Republican presidential bid. The two-term...
  • Denver, LA musicians find universal stories behind headlines

    The trials of young people brought to the U.S. before they are old enough to know what it means to be illegal are the themes of an album being released Thursday featuring Shawn King of the Denver-based group DeVotchKa. The music was first created for...
  • Medi-Cal rolls could swell under Obama's deportation relief plan

    Medi-Cal rolls could swell under Obama's deportation relief plan
    President Obama's executive actions on immigration, which have sparked a fierce political backlash nationwide, could also provide an unlikely boost for another of his goals: increasing health insurance signups. Immigrants living in the U.S. without...
  • Attitudes shift on illegal immigration, but unity eludes other issues

    Attitudes shift on illegal immigration, but unity eludes other issues
    Times change. Attitudes soften. People get to know each other and chill. Twenty-one years ago, California voters decided overwhelmingly — 59% of them — to deny public services for immigrants who came here illegally. That included refusing to...
  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: March 25 Fayetteville (North Carolina) Observer, on property tax credit and restoring historic properties: A state tax credit that for years helped raise historic properties from the dead may itself...
  • Lou Barletta: Obama policies favor illegal immigrants over U.S. citizens

    Lou Barletta: Obama policies favor illegal immigrants over U.S. citizens
    We have immigration laws in this country for two basic reasons: to preserve American jobs and to protect national security. President Barack Obama's unlawful executive actions to grant amnesty to at least 5 million illegal immigrants violate both of those...
  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    The Post-Star of Glens Falls on government ethics reform. March 21 One of the ironies of the current debate over ethics reform in the state Legislature, which has focused on outside income, is that most legislators earn little outside income or none...
  • ICE opens 400-bed immigrant detention center near Bakersfield

    ICE opens 400-bed immigrant detention center near Bakersfield
    The federal government has begun transferring immigrants facing deportation to a new, 400-bed detention center in Bakersfield. The facility, a former prison, will house immigrants who were taken into custody in the Central Valley as well as some long-...
  • Religious rally calls for reducing arrests of children, immigrants

    Religious rally calls for reducing arrests of children, immigrants
    Nearly 3,000 people Monday night joined religious leaders in calling for Palm Beach County police officers and sheriff’s deputies to stop arresting children and jailing immigrants for minor criminal offenses. People Engaged in Active Community...
  • Deportations plunge under Obama policy

    WASHINGTON — A controversial new immigration policy designed to remove criminals but keep families together has led to a steep plunge in the number of foreign residents deported from Florida and the nation. The rate of deportations has been cut by...