| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:43 PM
It was a Republican who once paid Democrat Henry Waxman the rough compliment of being "tougher than a boiled owl." Many of the big things Waxman helped to make into law in his four decades in Congress took bipartisan work, the kind that has all but...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 1:51 PM
As a columnist, one of the few rules I follow is not to stick labels to the people I write about in my columns.
Most labels are in the eyes of the beholder, and many times they are simply wrong. This is the case with a recent South Florida colleague who...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 6:01 PM
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dealt Arizona another setback in its battle with the Obama administration over immigration policy, deciding the state must offer driver’s licenses to young immigrants who entered the country illegally as children but...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 7:45 PM
For now, Carla Chavarria plans to keep taking the bus. And Julio Zuniga will remain cautious every time he drives past a police car.
Although the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Arizona must offer driver’s licenses to young immigrants who...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:47 PM
City Atty. Mike Feuer and Los Angeles County officials on Thursday unveiled an effort to prosecute con artists who dupe immigrants into paying exorbitant sums for help with their legal cases.
The scams — some offering to expedite asylum claims...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Americans divide almost evenly over President Obama's move to shield millions of immigrants from deportation, but despite the controversy over his action, underlying views on immigration have barely budged, a new poll has found.
Obama's action gets...
| Nov 25, 2014
President Obama's executive action on immigration last week created a pathway for millions of people in the country illegally to win work permits and live without fear of deportation.
It also created a new opening for scam artists.
With some questions...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Republicans in the House of Representatives called Monday for a public forum on a state policy set to take effect next month that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses.
Starting Jan. 2, the state Department of Motor Vehicles will...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Years from now when one looks back at President Obama's Executive Action on immigration reform, we might conclude it was the right thing to do. Don't tell that to Republicans in Congress.
The problem is immigration issues are never easy to explain....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:03 PM
President Obama and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell talked of cooperation Wednesday in the aftermath of the huge GOP election victory, but the two sides prepared for renewed conflict on issues that have dominated the campaign and national...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 12:34 PM
So, back to that immigration mess.
President Obama, frustrated with the quagmire that is Congress, on Wednesday reiterated his intent to address by the end of the year the nation’s failed immigration system through directives and executive...