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  • A new way to exploit the California drought: immigrant bashing

    A new way to exploit the California drought: immigrant bashing
    Last year, a study of water rights by scholars at UC Davis and Merced warned that the long-term decline in California's water supply portended a new era of "social conflict."  Anti-immigrant activists seem to have taken that as a challenge. They're...
  • Pressure builds to release mothers and children from immigrant detention centers

    Pressure builds to release mothers and children from immigrant detention centers
    Federal officials face increasing pressure to stop detaining immigrant families and release more than 1,300 mothers and children. At least 600 families — many of whom fled violence in Central America — were being held at three federal...
  • Immigrant family detention centers face uncertain future

    After tens of thousands of migrant families, most from Central America, crossed the Rio Grande into Texas last summer, the government poured millions of dollars into two large detention centers meant to hold women and children — and keep more from...
  • Speak Out caller: Taxpayers shouldn't pay for interpreters

    Irked about paying for interpreters: I was reading an article on the front page about the interpreter laws. Why should we have to pay for interpreters? If you can't speak English, pay for your own interpreter. Maybe we should show politicians that...
  • Most Americans support path to legal status for immigrants, poll shows

    Most Americans support path to legal status for immigrants, poll shows
    A majority of Americans support a path to legal status for immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a new poll by the Pew Research Center, if certain requirements are met. Although the poll question did not specify what those requirements...
  • Julián Cancino's journey as a transgender and immigrant

    Julián Cancino's journey as a transgender and immigrant
    I was thirteen years old when a Border Patrol agent held a gun to my head. Packs of German Shepherds surrounded me, and the surveillance helicopter flying nearby prevented me from hearing the shouts of the agents. I was apprehended for attempting to enter...
  • Florida Economic Growth Summit: What the speakers said

    Florida Economic Growth Summit: What the speakers said
    At a GOP economic forum at which seven potential presidential candidates called for less taxes and government and most blasted Democrats, Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush called for "conservative principles applied the right way" and cautioned against angry...
  • Man posing as attorney lied to immigrants seeking legal help

    Man posing as attorney lied to immigrants seeking legal help
    Five years ago, a Guatemalan immigrant named Oliver Ortega sought help from Jesus Lozano. Lozano's business card advertised a range of legal services next to a picture of the scales of justice. His bookshelves were lined with two sets of the...
  • Group says California immigration policies contributed to drought

    Group says California immigration policies contributed to drought
    In a television commercial that has aired across the state, a young boy asks: "If Californians are having fewer children, why isn't there enough water?" The ad is part of a wider media campaign blaming California's historic drought on the state's...
  • Immigrants in U.S. illegally should not automatically be denied bail

    Immigrants in U.S. illegally should not automatically be denied bail
    The Supreme Court today made a smart call in rejecting the appeal of an odious Arizona law trumping the established legal principle that bail for those charged with criminal offenses should be based on risk of flight and threat to the community. The...
  • Obama immigration overhaul and 'Dreamers' handed another legal setback

    Obama immigration overhaul and 'Dreamers' handed another legal setback
    A split federal appeals court on Tuesday let stand a lower court's ruling that has stymied Obama administration plans to shield up to 5 million people - including young immigrants known as "Dreamers" – from deportation. At issue was President...