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Immigration

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  • Executive order on immigration?: Front Burner

    Executive order on immigration?: Front Burner
    For a president already being sued by his political opponents for exceeding his constitutional authority, this could be the nuclear option. Barack Obama has vowed to use his executive power to "fix as much of our immigration system as I can on my own,...
  • California lawmakers pass education and drug bills, strike Prop. 187

    California lawmakers pass education and drug bills, strike Prop. 187
    California community colleges could offer four-year degrees for the first time, and suspension of defiant schoolchildren would be curtailed, under proposals sent to Gov. Jerry Brown by the Legislature on Thursday. Bids to reduce sentences for some...
  • Obama's destructive immigration policy

    Is it possible to have a debate on border security and immigration reform that doesn't descend into an unproductive shouting match? Yes. I've been involved in many such debates all across the country, and none of them proved contentious. In each case the...
  • Australia defends detention of child asylum seekers

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's immigration minister defended his country's tough policies on asylum seekers on Friday, saying measures including the detention of children and denial of permanent visas were needed to stop dangerous people-smuggling...
  • Romney, Ryan stop in Chicago, blast Obama

    Romney, Ryan stop in Chicago, blast Obama
    The unsuccessful Republican team of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan reunited in President Barack Obama's hometown Thursday night, critiquing the Democrat while providing their view of what might have been different if they had they won the White House almost...
  • Lawmakers seek to reduce crack cocaine sentences to those of powder

    The state Senate gave final legislative approval Thursday to a bill that would reduce the penalties for the sale of crack cocaine to the same levels for powdered cocaine, addressing concern that the sentencing disparity harms minority communities....
  • No: Amnesty decree would hurt blacks: Front Burner

    In 2007, U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, urged black civil-rights leaders to oppose the Senate's "comprehensive" immigration-reform bill. Appealing to the royalty of the establishment civil-rights community — including Dennis Courtland Hayes,...
  • Calif. bill would pay for lawyers for unaccompanied minor immigrants

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - California would spend $3 million on lawyers for unaccompanied minors arriving in California from Central America under a proposal announced Thursday by top California Democrats. Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, along with...
  • Without proof of citizenship, residency, 100,000 could lose Obamacare

    Without proof of citizenship, residency, 100,000 could lose Obamacare
    About 100,000 Californians who haven't yet proved their citizenship or legal residency in the U.S. face losing their Obamacare coverage in October, state officials said. Covered California, the state-run insurance exchange, enrolled more than 1.2...
  • Yes: America shouldn't be stuck with broken system: Front Burner

    Immigration is an issue that tends to generate more heat than light. But there are a few things that most Americans agree on. First, our current immigration system is badly broken. Second, there is no way the government is going to round up and deport the...
  • Weatogue Storytellers Seek Community Recollections For Upcoming Book

    SIMSBURY — Mary Pringle Mitchell, 90, and June Hogblom Mackay, 79, are the Weatogue Storytellers. The lifelong Simsbury residents and childhood friends said their idea to collect stories and photographs for a book on Weatogue Village was...