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Immigration

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  • Private companies profit from U.S. immigration detention boom

    Private companies profit from U.S. immigration detention boom
    In the women's wing of the nation's newest immigrant detention center, 28-year-old Silia Ramirez sat Thursday writing a letter to her family. She described her day so far — yoga with another detainee in the morning, chicken fajitas for lunch...
  • Appeals court hears arguments on Obama immigration action

    Appeals court hears arguments on Obama immigration action
    Federal appeals judges on Friday peppered lawyers on both sides with questions in a fight over President Barack Obama's move to shield millions of immigrants from deportation. A 5th Circuit Court of Appeals panel held a special hearing in a closely...
  • Obama's disastrous immigration policy

    Obama's disastrous immigration policy
    The misguided immigration policies of President Barack Obama will have disastrous consequences for the nation's future ("Immigration reprieve would apply to 55,000 in Maryland," Feb. 8). Democratic lawmakers are pushing to give voting rights to millions...
  • Immigrants' lives on hold while they wait for administrative relief to return

     Immigrants' lives on hold while they wait for administrative relief to return
    On a recent Tuesday evening, several dozen volunteers met at the Resurrection Project, an immigrant rights advocacy organization in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, to learn how to file freedom of information requests. The volunteers, most of them...
  • After soaring rhetoric, Rubio begins to outline policy positions

    After soaring rhetoric, Rubio begins to outline policy positions
    After launching his 2016 presidential campaign by declaring "yesterday is over,” Sen. Marco Rubio began filling in some of the policy details behind his lofty rhetoric in a round of media interviews. The 43-year-old brushed off comparisons to...
  • Hartford Plans To Introduce Municipal ID Cards

    Hartford Plans To Introduce Municipal ID Cards
    HARTFORD — A plan to introduce municipal identification cards in the state's capital would give undocumented immigrants, the homeless and other residents who might be living in the shadows easier access to city services, community leaders said...
  • Immigration reform, liberals and religion: Letters

    Immigration reform, liberals and religion: Letters
    Back immigration reform Our family was affluent, middle class — Dad, an engineer; Mom, a homemaker; children, enrolled in private school. We had the luxuries of a typical middle-class family in a westernized world. There was no need to leave...
  • Wealthy Jupiter couple takes in immigrant family

    Wealthy Jupiter couple takes in immigrant family
    Their lives could not have been more different. The Velascos had no income, no home and no immigration papers. A mother and her two teen-aged children, newly arrived in the U.S., and struggling to survive from day to day. The Scarolas are wealthy,...
  • Obama immigration program, blocked by Texas judge, wins 14 states' support

    Obama immigration program, blocked by Texas judge, wins 14 states' support
    California, New York and 12 other states are joining in the push to salvage President Obama’s plan to grant legal protection to millions of people in the U.S. illegally – even if it’s only revived in their parts of the country. A...
  • Claim settled for citizen who said deputies threatened him with deportation

    A U.S. citizen who said he was threatened with deportation while detained in jail has settled a claim with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Diego Rojas, 18, was arrested on suspicion of burglary last May and taken to Los Angeles County’...
  • Immigrant border surge dips; crossings forecast to rise in summer

    Immigrant border surge dips; crossings forecast to rise in summer
    The number of Central American children and families illegally crossing the southern border, particularly in Texas' Rio Grande Valley, is likely to be smaller this year than last, but large enough to overwhelm shelters and courts, new Border Patrol...