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1 hr ago | News Observer

Guatemala to Sioux Falls: A long immigration road

Her story has the kind of ending envisioned by frantic parents who currently are sending unaccompanied children by the tens of thousands from Central America to the U.S. It amounts to flinging them hopefully toward a life featuring something better than grinding poverty and violent death in their home countries, based on little more than fervent ... (more)


Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD, US Politics, US News, John Thune, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Tim Johnson, Representative Kristi Noem, US House of Representatives

5 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

Obama's 2nd term travails: A lame duck before his time?

The woes of a second term are nothing new, but for President Obama they seem to have started sooner and struck harder than for his predecessors.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Washington, Israel, World News, Middle East, State of the Union

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Estakio Beltran looks to be 'effective voice' in 4th Congressional District

Estakio Beltran was fresh out of college with little knowledge about politics when he packed his car and went to Washington, D.C. Then 20, Beltran doesn't know what drove him to stop by Sen. Maria Cantwell's office for a coffee break with her constituents other than his passion for speaking out on behalf of his community.


Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Gonzaga University, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Dennis Cardoza

Look who's talking impeachment: the White House

The drums of impeachment grew louder this week and, wouldn't you know it, the loudest thumping emanated from inside the White House.


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics

The Town Talk

Cornyn, Cuellar tout border bill amid uncertainty

Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, have a bill to address conditions on the border.


Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Representative Steve Scalise, Paul Ryan

NH Insider

Rubens For US Senate - Jim Rubens on Immigration, Career Politicians

This week featured a tour of Laconia, including a town hall meeting with local citizens and press.


Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown, avoiding immigration debate, heads to Mexico

California First Lady Anne Gust Brown and Gov. Jerry Brown speak with Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, during a luncheon at The California Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California, Commerce, CA

The Daily Republic

Skip comparisons with Mexico

Almost any discussion of how the United States treats uninvited visitors - whether they be child refugees looking for shelter or adult immigrants looking for jobs - will eventually get to the point where someone asks: "What about Mexico?" This was the question put to me recently by Matt Patrick, a conservative radio host in Houston.


Related Topix: Prison, Illegal Immigration, US News, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Obama prods Republicans on border issue

With one week left before Congress' August recess, President Barack Obama is prodding Republicans to help ease the influx of unaccompanied minors and migrant families from Central America, but with chances dimming that border legislation will reach his desk before the break, he also is focusing on other ways to stem the flow.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prison, Joe Biden

Is promised unilateral power play on immigration violating Take Care Clause?

Then-Senator Barack Obama speaks to a crowd on the campaign trail and admonishes President G. W. Bush over his use of Executive Power, and the President's avoidance of Congress.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Prison, George Bush


GOP works to avert Senate upset in Georgia

Republicans are on the offensive in the opening days of Georgia's general election Senate campaign, hammering Democrat Michelle Nunn as a rubber stamp for President Barack Obama and questioning her resume as a non-profit executive - the very experience that anchors her appeal as a moderate who gets things done without partisan wrangling.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, Georgia Government, Barack Obama


More Funds to Local Law Enforcement on Border

Local law enforcement agencies in Texas, especially those along the border, have received millions more dollars from a federal grant program to help deal with the surge in illegal immigration.


Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas, Illegal Immigration


President Obama meets with Central American leaders on borders

European Union ambassadors have reached a preliminary deal on stepped-up sanctions against Russia, targeting its access to European capital markets and trade in the defense sector, dual-use goods and sensitive... The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Illinois Lawmaker Calls on Feds To Allow Undocumented Immigrants Into Military

Illinois Rep. Bill Foster is introducing a resolution urging the Secretary of Defense to allow undocumented immigrants to serve in the U.S. military.


Related Topix: Representative Bill Foster, US Politics, US News, Illegal Immigration, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Daily World

Steep drop in illegal border crossings by youths

In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, deportee Elsa Ramirez, 27, walks with her children Sandra, 8, Cesar Ramos, 5, and her brother Elvin Ramirez to a nearby church in Tocoa, Honduras.


Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Central America, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Rick Perry, US Governors

Click Orlando

House GOP will vote on border bill next week

House Republicans are fashioning a scaled-down bill to address the southern border crisis that would provide less than $1 billion and include an immigration policy change that most Democrats strongly oppose.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Carter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

Bellingham Herald

House votes to limit tax credit for immigrants

However, millions of low-income families would lose the $1,000-a-child credit in 2018, when enhancements championed by President Barack Obama are set to expire.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Social Security, Personal Finance, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tax

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Group To Protest Housing Of Immigrants At Fort Sill

A nonprofit organization based in Kansas that focuses on immigrant rights says it plans to travel to Oklahoma and protest the housing of unaccompanied minors at Fort Sill.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Sill, US Army, Fort Sill, OK

Bellingham Herald

US considering refugee status for Honduran children

It is one of several plans under review to deter Central American kids from making the difficult and dangerous journey to the Southwest border, White House officials said Thursday.


Related Topix: Prison, us Travel, Travel, US News, Family, Kids, Central America Travel, Guatemala Travel

USA Today

Jeb Bush to GOP: Tackle border crisis and immigration

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush is urging his fellow Republicans to show "compassion" for the children from Central America who have crossed the border illegally, but not to use the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border to become "an excuse to defer comprehensive immigration reform."


Related Topix: Jeb Bush, Florida, Florida Government