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  • Competing sides gear up as Obama pledges action on immigration

    Competing sides gear up as Obama pledges action on immigration
    As the immigration debate heats up in Washington, several Central Florida groups are banding together to push President Barack Obama to follow through on his pledge to take executive action to save millions from deportation. Obama said he would focus on...
  • Judge releases name of Border Patrol agent in fatal shooting

    A federal judge ruled Thursday that the name of a Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a Mexican teenager through the border fence will be made public as part of a lawsuit by the boy’s mother. The agent’s lawyers argued that his name be...
  • Obama weighs ambitious list of immigration rule changes

    Shortly before President Obama left for Asia last weekend, aides gave him an ambitious list of potential actions he could order to change the enforcement of federal immigration laws without congressional approval. Aides said Obama will get final...
  • Executive order good for the country: My Word

     Executive order good for the country: My Word
    I watch with great dismay the firestorm that is the GOP's disingenuous reaction to President Obama's executive actions on immigration — its contention that he should never have acted unilaterally. In fact, the Senate passed a solid comprehensive...
  • An inconvenient law

    There is a humane, transparent, truthful -- and constitutional -- way to address illegal immigration. Unfortunately, President Obama's unilateral plan to exempt millions of residents from federal immigration law is none of those things. Obama said he had...
  • GOP could reopen citizenship paths created by Hoover and Reagan

    GOP could reopen citizenship paths created by Hoover and Reagan
    The United States has always had a “path to citizenship.” One of my ancestors simply went to a judge in St. Louis in 1850, proved he had been here for two years since getting off the boat and renounced his allegiance to the Queen of Prussia....
  • Congress can block use of fees for immigration overhaul: memo

    Congress can block use of fees for immigration overhaul: memo
    Congress can block President Barack Obama from using federal immigration fees to issue permits for millions of undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States, according to a congressional research memo released on Wednesday. The memo...
  • Mexican activist who fed train-hopping immigrants is slain

    Mexican activist who fed train-hopping immigrants is slain
    A Mexican good Samaritan who dedicated his scarce resources to feeding Central American migrants passing by on La Bestia train was slain this week along with a friend who assisted him, fellow activists said Wednesday. Adrian Rodriguez, who was...
  • Obama's immigration order saves families such as mine

    When I heard President Obama discuss his executive order on immigration, I thought of my grandmother. Growing up, I did not know that my father's mother was undocumented. I did not understand that her place in my life was tenuous or ever in jeopardy....
  • Rekha Basu: Executive orders a courageous way to protect people's rights

    Presidential executive orders are hardly the way to change laws and build consensus, or goodwill, with the legislative branch or allow states a say in policy through their elected leaders. They're unilateral directives to federal agencies to enforce...
  • Immigration order prompts hostility, gratitude from states

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's decision to defer the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants has prompted sharply varying reactions from state leaders, with some vowing to fight the decision and others hailing it as a vindication of...