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Immigration

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  • Advocates urge immigrants not to be deterred by ruling blocking Obama plan

    Advocates urge immigrants not to be deterred by ruling blocking Obama plan
    When news broke late Monday night that a federal judge had temporarily blocked President Obama's planned actions that would defer deportation for about 5 million immigrants living in the United States illegally, Maria Guadalupe Nunez assumed she could...
  • Key issues in the states' lawsuit over immigration

    President Barack Obama's plan to shield more than 4 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation is on hold after a judge temporarily blocked the effort. One program to help immigrants brought to the country as children was...
  • Blunt at center of spat over Homeland Security funding, immigration

    WASHINGTON The day before President Barack Obama announced in November that he'd grant temporary legal status to millions of immigrants who live in the United States without documentation, Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt took to the Senate floor to slam the...
  • Don't mix Homeland Security into immigration fight

    The following editorial appeared in The Dallas Morning News on Tuesday, Feb. 17: A federal judge in Texas has rescued congressional Republicans from a politically costly showdown with President Barack Obama over funding for the Homeland Security...
  • Federal judge stalls Obama's executive action on immigration

    Federal judge stalls Obama's executive action on immigration
    A federal judge in Texas on Monday temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, giving a coalition of 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit that aims to permanently stop the orders. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen's...
  • U.S. Judge Andrew Hanen has history of opposing Obama immigration policies

    U.S. Judge Andrew Hanen has history of opposing Obama immigration policies
    Many immigrant advocates were not surprised to see a conservative federal judge in south Texas issue an injunction late Monday temporarily blocking President Obama’s program to defer deportation for nearly 5 million immigrants living in the United...
  • Homeland insecurity: Congress playing a dangerous game with Americans' safety

    The following editorial appeared in The Miami Herald on Monday, Feb. 16: Congressional Republicans bungled just about every chance to take action on immigration reform. President Barack Obama, eventually, took action on immigration reform. So the GOP...
  • A Homeland Security shutdown? It's on you, Speaker Boehner

    A Homeland Security shutdown? It's on you, Speaker Boehner
    Last November, voters elected Republican majorities to both chambers of Congress. So if the U.S. Department of Homeland Security shuts down over a budget impasse between the House and Senate, it will be the fault of … Senate Democrats? That's...
  • Local officials eye Homeland Security funding debate warily

    A political brawl over funding the Department of Homeland Security is troubling local officials in Maryland who rely on millions of dollars in agency grants for firefighter gear, emergency planning and training. The dispute, which could force hundreds of...
  • Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia hopes to rekindle Harold Washington torch at City Hall

     Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia hopes to rekindle Harold Washington torch at City Hall
    In a sign of demographic and political shifts that have swept Chicago, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia brought his mayoral campaign the other day to a steel plant in Bridgeport, the ancestral home of the Daley clan and once ground zero for the clout of white ethnics....
  • How GOP's anti-immigrant stance will hurt the party

    Republicans have recently escalated their assault on immigrants. Earlier this year, the GOP-dominated House of Representatives voted to defund President Obama's executive order, Deferred Action for Parental Accountability, that grants temporary...