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  • On issues, Jeb Bush often adamant, rarely a waffler

    On issues, Jeb Bush often adamant, rarely a waffler
    He wants to raise the retirement age for Social Security, limit immigration reforms, toughen the Cuban embargo and replace Obamacare. When former Gov. Jeb Bush launches his long-awaited presidential campaign in Miami on Monday, look for him to stick...
  • Fewer bodies found on border, but Arizona prepares for deadly summer

    Fewer bodies found on border, but Arizona prepares for deadly summer
    In southern Arizona, the heat reaches triple digits by June and the number of dead rise with it. Crossing the border in this stretch of desert has always been a dangerous proposition for immigrants trying to enter the country illegally. For this reason,...
  • Gunfire from U.S., a death in Mexico. Can grieving family sue in U.S.?

    The family of a Mexican boy shot to death by a U.S. Border Patrol agent tried an argument in federal court on Tuesday previously made by an Abu Ghraib detainee and the family of another Mexican teenager killed along the border: The U.S. Constitution...
  • U.S. to release several immigrant mothers from detention, but most remain

    U.S. to release several immigrant mothers from detention, but most remain
    With pressure building on the Obama administration to improve or abolish the detention of immigrant families, officials have agreed to release on bond at least half a dozen immigrant mothers, some of whom had sued the federal government for relief....
  • Private prisons profit from immigrant quotas, critics charge

    Every day, federal officials are obligated to pay to hold 500 immigrants behind bars at the Broward Transitional Center in Pompano Beach to meet a contract with the for-profit prison, according to a report released on Thursday by independent watchdog...
  • Lawyer: I released judge's words to protect my clients in family detention

    WASHINGTON Bryan Johnson signed a confidentiality agreement. But the New York immigration lawyer, retained as a legal consultant for negotiators locked in high-level talks with Department of Justice officials over the fate of the Obama administration's...
  • Are feds deliberately delaying migration deal to keep kids, mothers behind bars?

    WASHINGTON In a scathing rebuke of the Obama administration's family detention program, a California judge dismisses federal officials' "rosy account of the conditions" at the federal centers and say children, even with their mothers, should not, for...
  • Citizenship for all U.S.-born babies?: Front Burner

    Citizenship for all U.S.-born babies?: Front Burner
    In January, former Orlando bishop and current Archbishop of Miami Thomas Wenski used his homily to exhort Congress to pass broad immigration reform. "The Church in the United States continues to call for a just and comprehensive immigration reform,"...
  • Border Patrol sued over conditions in short-term detention cells

    Border Patrol sued over conditions in short-term detention cells
    Immigrants held in Border Patrol stations in southern Arizona are regularly denied basic sanitation, food, water, and adequate medical care, according to a class-action lawsuit that immigrant-rights organizations filed Monday with the U.S. District...
  • Mexico's deportations of Central Americans rise sharply

    Mexico deported 79 percent more people from Central America's northern triangle in the first four months of 2015 than it did during the same period a year earlier, according to government statistics. Data from Mexico's National Immigration Institute...
  • US Catholic bishops discuss how to best follow pope's lead

    The nation's Roman Catholic bishops engaged Thursday in a rare public discussion about whether their priorities properly reflect those of Pope Francis, with one church leader urging an emphasis on helping immigrants that's at least as energetic as the...