Saturday, May 23, 2015
immigration
Hillary

Hillary Clinton’s Immigration Stance May Haunt Republicans Until Election Day

Hillary would “go even further” on immigration policy than Obama while Jeb Bush is deferential, willing to “lose the primary to win the general.”

May 6, 2015
Former Governor Jeb Bush of Florida speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

5 Reasons Jeb Bush Is Less Popular Than George W. Bush

Jeb Bush isn’t just less popular than you’d expect him to be, he’s less popular than his brother, someone millions of Americans consider the worst president of their lifetime.

May 4, 2015
Detention Center, Migrants, Immigration, Mothers, Children, Latin America, Texas, World News, Political, Court Opinion

Why Only One Detention Center For Migrant Kids Might Survive Judge’s Opinion

A court opinion may shift how migrant children and their mothers are detained in the U.S.

April 30, 2015
MitchMcconnell

5 Horrible Ideas Republicans Will Never Let Die

In the Republican Party the life expectancy of a terrible idea is forever. Whether it’s economics, foreign policy, immigration, or health care, they’re devoted to getting it wrong and staying that way. Here are five horrible ideas that the GOP will never let die.

April 27, 2015
Kwasi Enin

Immigrants Of Color Succeed Through Determination

There is something to be gleaned from the extraordinary success of these young men: Confidence and hard work can overcome the odds, and immigrants bring those traits by the truckload.

April 25, 2015
California flag

Can The GOP Learn From California?

Republicans lost the state by trying to court non-white voters while saying, “Come support us, we like you, but we want to deport your children.”

April 20, 2015
Deportation protest

Constitutional Or Not? Court Weighs Obama’s Deportation Deferrals

A panel of three federal appeals court judges grilled government lawyers here Friday as they considered whether to lift a temporary stay on President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, which seeks to shield up to 5 million people from deportation.

April 17, 2015
Infrastructure, Diary, Farming, Upstate New York, Immigration, Undocumented Workers, Chobani, National News, Jobs

Dairy Farmers, In Dire Need Of Workers, Feel Helpless As Immigration Reform Sours

In the dirty business of dairy farming, finding employees has led some farmers to hire undocumented workers.

April 1, 2015
President Barack Obama visits Georgia Tech

Obama Immigration Program, Blocked By Texas Judge, Wins 14 States’ Support

14 states are backing up the White House on immigration.

March 13, 2015
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) in the Capitol Rotunda on the way to the State of the Union Address, Jan. 20, 2015. (James Cullum/Talk Radio News Service via Flickr)

Popular Anti-Trafficking Bill Stalled Amid Abortion Debate

The Senate can’t even pass a bill to fight human trafficking without a partisan meltdown.

March 11, 2015
7,000 immigrant children ordered deported without going to court

7,000 Immigrant Children Ordered Deported Without Going To Court

America’s border crisis has become a legal crisis.

March 6, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: Obama Bans Jail For Black People

President Obama stops prosecuting black people, the Ayatollah Caucus takes over Washington, and more.

March 6, 2015
Taxes

Obama Order Could Mean Refund Checks For Immigrants In U.S. Illegally

Republicans are scrambling to fight a little-known consequence of President Obama’s immigration action.

March 5, 2015
U.S. Capitol

House Fails To Pass Bill Funding Homeland Security

A homeland security shutdown looks likely after the House failed to pass a funding bill on Friday.

February 27, 2015
Jeb Bush talks

Jeb Bush Tells Conservative Activists He Hopes To Be Their ‘Second Choice’

Jeb Bush made his case to the right at CPAC.

February 27, 2015
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Endorse This: A Kiss From John Boehner?

Watch Speaker John Boehner really play hard-to-get with the press corps.

February 26, 2015
President Obama in Miami

In Miami, Obama Vows To Veto Any Bill Blocking His Executive Immigration Action

President Obama is daring Republicans to oppose him on immigration.

February 26, 2015
Mitch McConnell

Senate Leaders Reach Deal To Avoid Homeland Security Shutdown

The Senate is moving forward on DHS funding — but John Boehner and the House still need to act.

February 25, 2015
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justices Wary Of Expanded Rights For New Immigrants

The Supreme Court seems to back the government’s strict position on immigrant rights.

February 23, 2015
Migrants receive respect and assistance at El Comedor

Warm Welcome, Real Help Await Deported Migrants At El Comedor

Expelled from the U.S., migrants receive assistance and hope at El Comedor.

February 23, 2015
Florida Senator Marco Rubio addresses CPAC 2014 (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Rubio Is On The Comeback Trail In Nascent Presidential Campaign

Is Marco Rubio a serious presidential contender?

February 23, 2015
We Vote No Deport

5 Reasons The GOP’s Latino Problem Is Even Worse Now Than In 2012

Republicans’ immigration problem isn’t going away — and it’s about to get worse.

February 23, 2015
John Boehner Steve Scalise

Many Republicans Gambling That A New Shutdown Would Not Hurt Their Party

Republicans seem committed to their worst idea yet.

February 23, 2015
U.S. President Obama meets with a group of young undocumented immigrants - DC

Obama Administration To Ask Judge To Lift Block On Immigration Actions

The White House will make its next move in the immigration battle on Monday.

February 20, 2015
lady justice

Texas Judge’s Immigration Ruling Is Full Of Legal Holes

Why Judge Hanen and the GOP will fail to stop President Obama’s immigration action.

February 20, 2015
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