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31 min ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Obama has room to maneuver on immigration changes

There are some limits under federal law, and anything the White House ultimately decides to do may be challenged in court as unconstitutional.

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

Fri Aug 01, 2014

KION 46

Congress did something: Helped 1,000 Afghan interpreters

Nearly lost in the chaotic last few days, the dueling House and Senate gave fast-track approval to at least one immigration bill -- a measure extending 1,000 more special visas to Afghan citizens who have been working for the United States.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Local cops turning down feds' requests

Since April, 117 law enforcement agencies in 18 states have decided to ignore U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement requests to keep foreign-born people in jail on suspicion they might be undocumented immigrants.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, Illegal Immigration, Palm Beach County, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tyler Morning Telegraph

House OKs bill to address border crisis

Rep. James P. McGovern, D-Mass., left, speaks with House Rules Committee Chairman Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, as the panel met to take the procedural steps to bring a new legislative package to the floor to deal with the influx of migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: US Politics, James McGovern, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pete Sessions, Republican, Henry Cuellar, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Texas

WALA

House GOP weighs tough new immigration bills

House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that could clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought here illegally as kids and address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: US News, Family, Kids, US Politics, Barack Obama, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michele Bachmann

Daily Mail

California killer given additional death sentence

Strong-arm politics: The shocking moment a Republican congressman almost breaks a staffer's arm when he is stopped from going into a meeting 'I just felt the EARTH MOVE AND I WASN'T HAVING SEX!!!!' Personal emails sent by Virginia governor's wife to millionaire donor are read out during corruption trial 'I love you': Woman, 68, jailed for SIX ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Joe Biden, Texas

KGW-TV Portland

WA suit seeks attorneys for immigrant children

A coalition of immigrant rights advocacy groups is asking a federal court to block upcoming deportation proceedings against several minors unless they have proper legal representation.

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WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Protesters rally against Butler County Sheriff's illegal immigration stance

Sheriff Jones also sent a letter to Mexican government officials requesting $900,000 in financial assistance to make up for the estimated 3,000 Mexican nationals housed in the Butler County jail over the last decade.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Free Republic

Suspect In Fatal USC Attack Entered Country Illegally, Feds Say [Who Else Has Blood On Their Hands?]

A 19-year-old charged with murder in connection with last week's fatal assault on a USC graduate student told immigration officials that he entered the country illegally about seven years ago, a federal official said.

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KFVS12

Colorado to issue driver's licenses to immigrants

Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a sea change in a state that less than a decade ago passed strict immigration enforcement laws.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Aurora, CO

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Sunherald.com

Snyder: Fewer than 100 child immigrants in state

Snyder spoke in Washington at a business round table meeting with Ford Motor Co.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Lawmakers Summoned Back to DC as Border Bill Hangs in Balance

Cancel that flight, congressman. Lawmakers departing on Thursday for their annual August recess are now being told "not so fast" after the House Republican leadership pulled a $659 million bill to address the ongoing crisis at the southern border.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, Representative Kevin McCarthy, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise

KXLY-TV Spokane

House GOP calls off vote on immigration bill

House Republicans called off a vote on their $659 million emergency response to the border influx from Central America overwhelming immigration resources, unable to agree among themselves about what to do.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Eric Cantor, John Boehner, Rick Perry, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

Cybercast News Service

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds voter ID law

The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld a requirement Thursday that voters show photo identification at the polls, but the law remains blocked in federal court.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Scott Walker, US Governors, Jim Doyle

Fox News

EXCLUSIVE Brazen gangs of smugglers take aim at US border cops

A game warden hit in the head with a rock while trying to seize a raft. Police officers wounded in an hours-long standoff with a gang member wanted for murder.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Drugs, Marijuana

Washington Times

Feds to show off immigrant family detention

Federal immigration officials are to give a tour Thursday of a South Texas detention center where they plan to house women who enter the United States illegally with their children.

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Related Topix: Texas

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WHAS11

Immigration leads Arizona governor's race issues

One candidate called for sending National Guard troops and to build fences on the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas to stem the tide of immigrants, and forwarding the bill to President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: Arizona, US National Guard, US Military, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Family, Kids

Daily Mail

You can't park there sir! Driver in lucky escape after his car...

How deadly Ebola has spread across the globe: Health officials try to trace 30,000 linked to death of American victim - as Nigerian film star sparks outrage by fleeing Africa in a mask on first-class flight Teenage girl, 17, was 'raped at Keith Urban concert in front of hundreds of fans as people watched and FILMED the attack' 'Mommy is dead!' ... (more)

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

The Star Press

Voices: Deportation policy could define Obama legacy

You saw it this week outside the White House, when undocumented immigrants picketed to demand Obama listen to their views as he finalizes a highly anticipated overhaul of the nation's deportation system.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Representative Michele Bachmann, US House of Representatives, Family, Kids

WSNX-FM Grand Rapids

Strippers for Jesus

A longshot candidate for Congress is trying to win his primary with the endorsement of a controversial Bush.

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