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8 min ago | KBOI-AM Boise

Immigration Sit-In Outside White House Results in About 100 Arrests

For the second time in a month, progressive activists disillusioned with the Obama administration's immigration policies intentionally had themselves arrested outside the White House in what they called an act of "civil disobedience."


4 hrs ago | New York Post

Obama sets no timeline for action on immigration

With a self-imposed deadline looming, President Barack Obama said Thursday he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer.


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

7 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

No. 2 House Republican faces unlikely challenge from immigrant farm worker

This July 31, 2014 file photo shows House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Agriculture, Science, 2012 Presidential Election

10 hrs ago | KSFO AM 560

Prospect of Another DC Shutdown Looms over Immigration Showdown

The prospect of another economically and politically crippling government shutdown looms over President Obama's talk of taking executive action on immigration next month and Republican threats to thwart him by blocking certain funding measures.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Barack Obama, Democrat, Debbie Wasserman Schultz

14 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

Consumers deal with insurance deadline, site glitches

Consumers deal with insurance deadline, site glitches Consumers deal with insurance deadline, site glitches Check out this story on Hundreds of thousands of people risk losing their new health insurance policies if they don't ... (more)


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

18 hrs ago | Yahoo!

In town halls, U.S. lawmakers hear voter anger over illegal migrants

When Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling sat down with colleagues and constituents at a recent Chamber of Commerce lunch in Dallas, the first question he faced was whether Congress planned to address immigration policy and a burgeoning border crisis.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Representative Tom Cotton, Illegal Immigration

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

US immigration judges' union advocates for independent court to rule on deportations

The federal immigration court system should be separated from the Justice Department and operated independently of federal law enforcement, the top two leaders of the immigration judges' union said Wednesday.


KRQE Albuquerque

Fired dairy worker accused in brutal attack

Chaves County Deputies say two brothers accused of beating and stabbing a man at a New Mexico dairy are illegal immigrants who acted out because one had been fired.


Related Topix: Chaves County, NM, Illegal Immigration, US News

WCNC-TV Charlotte

5 things Obama may do to change immigration system

Check out this story on The Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas, is an immigration detention facility retooled to house adults with children who have been apprehended at the border.


Related Topix: Karnes City, TX, US News, Illegal Immigration

Cybercast News Service

Border Patrol revamps practices to settle lawsuit

U.S. immigration authorities must revamp their practices to ensure Mexicans accused of living in the country illegally are properly informed of their right to a hearing before an immigration judge, according to a lawsuit settlement made public Wednesday.


Related Topix: Prison, California, ACLU

The Washington Post

White House mulls proposals to hike legal immigration

The White House is considering proposals from business and immigrant rights groups that are pressing President Obama to provide hundreds of thousands of new green cards for high-tech workers and the relatives of U.S. citizens and permanent residents.


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics


Arizona's state treasurer claims victory in Republican primary

Arizona state treasurer and businessman Doug Ducey claimed victory on Tuesday in the race to be the Republican nominee to replace outgoing Governor Jan Brewer, who has repeatedly clashed with the Obama administration over illegal immigration.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Ed Pastor, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, Representative James Lankford, Republican, US Governors, Jan Brewer

KTEN-TV Denison

Afghanistan's one-time booming war economy slows

A longtime Tennessee civil rights lawyer known for his involvement in a case that ultimately desegregated the state's public colleges and universities has died.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Home Listing, Home

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

10 new fall TV shows worthy of a first-night look

17. . This image released by Fox shows Griffin Gluck, left, and Octavia Spencer from the "Red Band Society," premiering Sept.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Air Accidents, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Burning Man, Arts

CBS Atlanta

Former Virginia governor denies corruption charges

Circular saws squealed and construction workers hammered away on buildings, part of this Appalachian area's painstaking recovery from a deadly 2012 tornado.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Paul LePage

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

NY teen gets 5 to 15 years for wreck that killed 4

An experiment of sorts is taking place in the Appalachian foothills of eastern Tennessee, where two towns with a common heritage and a common problem are taking two very different approaches.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government

WLNE-TV Providence

UN envoy opposes foreign intervention in Libya

Authorities are trying to figure out why a plane crashed just after takeoff from a regional airport outside of Cleveland, killing the four people aboard.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Air Accidents, Case Western Reserve University, History in the News

Daily Mail

Arizona girl, 9, accidentally shoots her shooting teacher in the...

Stranded Man! Stunning aerial pictures show tens of thousands marooned at the gates of Burning Man as festival is POSTPONED after rare heavy rains turn desert site into a quagmire Burger King faces backlash as it confirms plans to move HQ to Canada to pay less tax in US after purchasing Tim Hortons Passengers who had mid-air brawl on United flight ... (more)


Related Topix: Burning Man, Arts, Prison

WFTV Orlando

Old Charlie Crist robo-calls causing election confusion

Former Gov. Charlie Crist was in Orlando on Monday working the phones to drum up votes in the primary election Tuesday.


Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Can Ferguson change the 'ritual' of black deaths?

FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, family members touch the copper top of the vault containing the casket of Michael Brown during his funeral in Normandy, Mo.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Wedding