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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...
  • L.A. County's kinder, gentler, totally immoral deportation scheme

    L.A. County's kinder, gentler, totally immoral deportation scheme
    On Tuesday the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to end an obnoxious, counterproductive program in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a.k.a. the guys who deport you if...
  • Clinton calls for path to citizenship, countering GOP immigration views

    Clinton calls for path to citizenship, countering GOP immigration views
    Hillary Rodham Clinton staked an early claim for Latino support Tuesday by calling for a pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants living in the country illegally, elevating the debate on an issue likely to play a vital role in the 2016...
  • House Democrats call for end to immigrant family detention

    House Democrats call for end to immigrant family detention
    Two House Democrats from California called for the Department of Homeland Security to end its practice of holding families seeking asylum in jail-like detention centers while they wait for their cases to play out. Rep. Zoe Lofgren of San Jose said...
  • No ICE in L.A. County jails

    No ICE in L.A. County jails
    The move by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors this week to withdraw from a federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement program should resolve what had become an unwelcome blurring of the roles played by sheriff's deputies at county jails and...
  • Undocumented Immigrant Driving Bill Clears House After 45-Minute Debate

    Members of the House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill that makes a series of tweaks to a law that permits undocumented immigrants to obtain a driver's license. They did so without engaging in a lengthy philosophical debate on U.S. immigration...
  • Immigration: 445,000 awaiting a court date, which might not come for 4 years

    Immigration: 445,000 awaiting a court date, which might not come for 4 years
    Driven by last summer’s surge of illegal immigration from Central America, the already large backlog in federal immigration courts has reached an all-time high, with more than 445,000 pending cases, according to a new report. As of April, the...
  • Freddie Gray reactions shows the melting pot is full and boiling over

    Freddie Gray reactions shows the melting pot is full and boiling over
    There is a Chinese idiom that sometimes it takes 100 years to solve a problem. It took 100 years from Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation to the end of legal segregation. That was only half of the move to racial equality. We now face two unpleasant...
  • Latino voters may be wary of the 'Three Amigos'

    Latino voters may be wary of the 'Three Amigos'
    Republicans should be in better shape than ever before to make an appeal to Latino voters. Two of their announced candidates for president, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, are sons of Latino immigrant parents, and another soon-to-be-announced candidate, Jeb...
  • Marco Rubio, once seen as front-runner, has some catching up to do

    Marco Rubio, once seen as front-runner, has some catching up to do
    Three years ago, Sen. Marco Rubio was heralded as the Republican Party’s future. After the GOP’s stinging 2012 presidential loss, strategists prescribed the charismatic, young tea party favorite as the antidote to a fractured party —...
  • Ignorance on immigration

    Ignorance on immigration
    Republicans have written to your newspaper claiming that President Barack Obama, former Gov. Martin O'Malley and other Democratic elected officials are trying to "give voting rights to millions of undocumented immigrants who came here illegally and don'...