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Immigration

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • U.S. House votes to undo Obama's immigration actions

    WASHINGTON — The Republican-led U.S. House pushed back against President Barack Obama's recent immigration actions Wednesday, with Pennsylvania Rep. Lou Barletta at the forefront of an effort to curtail deportation relief for those in the country...
  • House votes to roll back Obama immigration order

    WASHINGTON The political divide over immigration grew even wider Wednesday as the Republican-led House of Representatives passed legislation that would undo President Barack Obama's executive action shielding from deportation nearly 5 million immigrants...
  • White House criticizes House GOP vote to block immigration policies

    House Republicans voted Wednesday to block President Obama's immigration plans and end an existing program that has deferred deportation for 500,000 young immigrants called "dreamers," attaching the restrictions to a must-pass funding bill for the...
  • States fight Obama's claim immigration order is unreviewable

    Twenty-five states' top lawyers blasted the federal government's claim that President Barack Obama's executive order letting more than 4 million undocumented immigrants stay in the U.S. is above judicial review. The states are trying to block the order...
  • Immigration a major hurdle to Republican unity in Congress

    As Republicans gather this week for a three-day strategy session at a Pennsylvania resort, the struggle over immigration is once again vexing their efforts to forge a unified front against President Obama. A year ago, the same retreat triggered an...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • As usual, Republicans are cynical on immigration

    That didn’t take long. Last week, House Republicans passed a spending bill laden with pointless amendments that would undo President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration. The bill has little chance of passing the Senate in its...