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52 min ago | Deseret News

Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in United States, have tugged at heartstrings.


Related Topix: Prison, Family, Kids, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Barack Obama

52 min ago | KAUZ

Lawyers for Hollywood sex abuse accuser want out

By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at... By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay ... (more)


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, University of Southern California

52 min ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds two-thirds of Americans now say illegal immigration is a serious problem for the country, a figure that's up 14 points since May. Fifty-one percent of Americans support changing U.S. law so that all children apprehended when entering the country illegally are treated the same as those from Mexico or Canada, who ... (more)


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Illegal Immigration, US News

3 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Bill Flores, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Tom Cole

7 hrs ago | VDARE

Scott Brown Using Immigration To Attack Shaheen

Scott Brown is actually making use of the immigration issue in the New Hampshire Senate Race against Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, Republican Senate hopeful Scott Brown is unleashing a new TV ad focused on border security against New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, tethering her to President Barack Obama on an issue that has dominated ... (more)


Related Topix: Scott Brown, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Barack Obama

11 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

Area Lobbyist: Why Do Republicans Want To Kill My Job?

John Feehery's piece here on the dangers of rising Republican skepticism for big business is an amusing read , not just because I'm pretty sure nearly every sentence of it can be debunked in whole or in part.


Related Topix: US News, Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Justin Amash, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

With its close-knit communities and a practice of labeling non-natives as "from away," Mainers have a reputation for being insular.


Related Topix: Maine, Maine Government, US Governors, Paul LePage, Family, Kids, Deval Patrick

KHOU-TV Houston

California governor sets more talks on migrants

California Gov. Jerry Brown will take another break in his trade visit to Mexico to talk about immigration reform with religious leaders from Latin America on Tuesday.


Related Topix: California, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Prison, Texas Government, Texas

The Fresno Bee

Dan K. Thomasson: Put partisanship aside for sensible immigration reform

President Barack Obama three weeks ago attended July 4 ceremonies for 25 members of the U.S. armed forces who were sworn in as newly minted American citizens.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

WELI-AM Hamden

Luis Gutierrez Gives Up the Ghost

RUSH: This from BizPac Review . "US Rep. Luis Gutirrez, D-Ill., inadvertently tipped the Democratic Partys hand Friday on why they so doggedly pursue amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants in the United States.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Luis Gutierrez, US News

WFAA-TV Dallas

Clinton: US needs orderly process for border kids

Hillary Rodham Clinton says she opposes changing a 2008 immigration law under consideration by Congress.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Kids, Family, US News

Rust Devastates Guatemala's Prime Coffee Crop And Its Farmers

Outside the northern Guatemalan town of Olopa, near the Honduran border, farmer Edwin Fernando Diaz Viera stands in the middle of his tiny coffee field.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

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

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