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Immigration

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  • France's toxic mix of demographics, terrorism and a presidential election

    France's toxic mix of demographics, terrorism and a presidential election
    If you think immigration is a poisonous issue in American politics, spare a moment of sympathy for France, where demographics, terrorism and a presidential election have collided to produce a truly toxic mix. For decades, France has grappled with the...
  • Pope plans to speak on immigration, religious liberty during Philly visit

    PHILADELPHIA During two whirlwind days in Philadelphia in September, Pope Francis will speak about immigration and religious liberty outside Independence Hall and visit inmates at the city's largest prison. Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said the pope's...
  • Complaint: Family detention can lead to psychological harm

    Detaining immigrant women and children who may have fled violence in their home country "creates or exacerbates" psychological trauma, according to a complaint filed Tuesday by immigrant rights groups with the Department of Homeland Security. The...
  • Transgender immigration detainees may be housed by gender

    Immigration authorities will consider housing transgender detainees based on the gender they identify with in the wake of criticism about detention conditions for the population, officials said on Monday. Detention staff should consider transgender...
  • Immigrant families in detention: A look inside one holding center

    Immigrant families in detention: A look inside one holding center
    At the 50-acre compound here holding hundreds of immigrant women and children, the lights stay on 24-7. At night they're dimmed, but not entirely out. Security, officials say. The lights are among the persistent reminders that the South Texas Family...
  • Immigration reform: 'The California Package'

    Immigration reform: 'The California Package'
    While the federal government stalls on immigration reform, some states have begun acting on their own. Much attention in the last decade has focused on Republican-dominated areas that have tightened enforcement. Meanwhile, more quietly, California moved...
  • Feds call for end of long-term detention of migrant families

    Federal officials plan to end the long-term detention of hundreds of migrant families who are being held mainly at two large facilities in Texas after illegally entering the country, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Wednesday. However,...
  • New Ann Coulter book short on facts

    As a Broward immigration lawyer, I take exception to Ann Coulter's new book "¡Adios, America!" She argues that the U.S. is becoming, in her words, a hellhole because our immigration policy welcomes criminals. It makes me want to write a how-to book for...
  • Diaz, Danticat decry deportations in Dominican Republic

    Two prize-winning, U.S.-based authors with roots in a divided Caribbean island are urging a range of protests against the deportations of migrants from the Dominican Republic. Dominican-American writer Junot Diaz and Haitian-American writer Edwidge...
  • House Dems to visit Texas immigrant detention facilities

    Several members of Congress will visit two South Texas detention facilities that house immigrant mothers and children mostly from Central America. Eight House Democrats next week will tour the two facilities in Karnes City and Dilley, which U.S....
  • Will Jeb Bush form a new GOP, or will the old one torment him?

    Will Jeb Bush form a new GOP, or will the old one torment him?
    The presidential candidate who stepped onstage in Florida on Monday was everything, image-wise, that elements of the Republican Party have been saying they needed to have a fighting chance longterm in places like California, so much a bastion for...