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1 hr ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Faster deportations? A possible border crisis deal

Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency request to address the immigration crisis on the nation's southern border.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate, John Boehner, Republican

2 hrs ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Wisconsin business pushes for immigration reform

Wisconsin Dairy Business Association spokeswoman Laurie Fischer says her organization wants to work with Congress to make sure there are workers who will stay in the Badger State and help run her members' farms.


Related Topix: Little Chute, WI

6 hrs ago |

Some in GOP worried over Fla. governor's missteps

Democrats pointed out the hypocrisy, and the ensuing media coverage reminded voters that Scott's net worth dwarfed Crist's.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Charlie Crist, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, University of Florida

11 hrs ago | National Public Radio

For Kids In Immigration Court, Legal Counsel Is Catch-As-Catch-Can

The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups sued the federal government Wednesday for its failure to provide legal representation to immigrant children in deportation proceedings.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, ACLU

15 hrs ago |

Obama aims to shift border crisis political debate

Following a meeting with Perry in Dallas Wednesday, the president suggested there was little daylight between Perry's calls for additional assistance at the border and the nearly $4 billion request Obama sent to Congress this week.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Barack Obama, John McCain

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Obama border proposal won't get speedy vote in House

House Republicans are making it clear there won't be a speedy vote on President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency proposal to address the immigration crisis on the southern border.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

CBS Local

Boston Considers Immigration Enforcement Proposal

Boston police would be barred from detaining immigrants suspected of being in the U.S. illegally unless they are wanted for serious crimes, under a proposal introduced Wednesday.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Beacon Hill (Boston, MA), Back Bay (Boston, MA)

Groups: Immigrant kids need deportation lawyers

The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle on behalf of eight plaintiffs who range in age from 10 to 17. The plaintiffs came to the U.S. from Mexico and Central America.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

ABC 27

NCAA's Emmert calls for 'scholarships for life'

Officials are trying to contain what they're calling a substantial leak from a saltwater pipeline on an Indian reservation in North Dakota.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Weather

WSFA-TV Montgomery

US immigration policy a disaster, experts say

GOP Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been a vocal critic of President Obama's immigration policies while the president has said the GOP-controlled U.S. House has not acted on his immigration measures.


Related Topix: Prison, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Birmingham-Southern College, Southern College

ABC 33/40

Justin Bieber to be charged with vandalism

A coalition of immigrant rights advocacy groups is suing the federal government over the fact that few minors have legal representation during deportation proceedings.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Weather, Marijuana, Drugs

ABC 33/40

Film follows dream of 4 young US Hispanics

The new documentary "Underwater Dreams" follows four teenage boys living in Arizona as they build an underwater robot for a major science competition.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids


ENDA Victim of Friendly Fire:: The ACLU & 6 LGBT Orgs Pull Support

The beleaguered Employment Non-Discrimination Act hit an unexpected stumbling block Tuesday, when six national gay rights organizations led by the American Civil Liberties Union publicly withdrew their support for what was once hailed as landmark legislation to protect LGBT individuals in the workplace, citing objections to the bill's religious ... (more)


Related Topix: ACLU, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US News, Law, Employment / Labor Law

WBEX-AM Chillicothe

No Bailout for the Border Kids

President Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry will meet on Wednesday to talk about the humanitarian emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, but the real fireworks are likely to be on Capitol Hill, where Democrats and Republicans will begin working on the president's $3.7 billion funding request for emergency operations to deal with the crisis.


Related Topix: US News, Family, Kids, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Colorado Daily

President Obama in Denver today to raise campaign cash for Mark Udall

U.S. President Barack Obama visits with people along 15th Street in downtown Denver after arriving in Colorado, July 08, 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Denver, CO, Barack Obama


Limited Partnership

The first federal lawsuit seeking equal treatment for a same-sex couple in the U.S. is recounted in Thomas G. Miller's 73-minute documentary timeline of interviews and news clips, "Limited Partnership."

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Related Topix: Cinco De Mayo, Life, Holidays, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding

Murrieta Residents: Obama Admin Flooding Streets to 'Force Immigration Reform'

Furious protesters in Murrieta, California have made it clear that they oppose the federal government's apparent desire to send busloads of illegal immigrants from South Texas to their area.


Related Topix: Murrieta, CA, US News, Illegal Immigration

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Obama's Immigration Lawyers' Enrichment Act

The American Dream is dying for tens of millions of unemployed, underemployed and long-term jobless citizens.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, Illegal Immigration, Opinion

Daily Mail

Pubs agree to serve weaker house wines: Drinks industry in deal to beat tougher alcohol laws

Obama agrees to meet with Texas Governor Rick Perry about illegal immigration after Perry declined to join him for a 'quick handshake on the tarmac' 'You raped me! You killed a part of me': Wife confronted Utah cop husband about drugging and assaulting her before he murdered her, their two children and her mother Humiliation! Brazil fans boo off ... (more)

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Related Topix: Texas Government, US News, Texas, Illegal Immigration, Rick Perry, US Governors

Washington Examiner

The Constitution is 'central to our way of life,' not illegal immigration

The cab driver taking me to the Washington Nationals baseball game on July 4 is from Bangladesh .


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Vaccinations, Health