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1 hr ago | Deseret News

My view: Utah's agriculture industry needs immigration reform

The need for immigration reform has united individuals from various sectors, including business, education and religion.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

5 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Cooper stands ground on immigration reformCooper stands ground on...

Cooper, D-Nashville, not only co-sponsors a major immigration proposal, he recently signed a discharge petition to try and force House Republican leaders to move it out of multiple committees -- several have jurisdiction over parts of it -- onto the House floor for a vote.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bob Corker, Lamar Alexander

9 hrs ago | Free Republic

5 Ways Obama Has Destroyed The Rule Of Law In America

When you allow unlawful acts to go unpunished, you're moving toward a government of men rather than a government of law; you're moving toward anarchy.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Tea Party, Illegal Immigration

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Jim Oberweis nixes the bipartisan immigration reform bill passed by U.S. Senate

Oberweis gained notoiety for a a controversial television ad that ran in 2004. The spot featured Oberweis in a helicopter hovering over Soldier Field, warning that there were enough illegal immigrants to fill that stadium.


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, US Senate, US Politics, Senator Dick Durbin

WTAX-AM Springfield

Top GOP Candidates Differ on Immigration Reform

The state's Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, State Sen. Jim Oberweis , has been a longtime opponent of offering a pathway citizenship to undocumented immigrants.


Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Daily Kos

Boehner says he's 'hell-bent' on passing immigration reform, as if anyone believes him

House Speaker John Boehner and his Republican leadership team are telling donors and industry groups that they want to pass immigration legislation this year, despite the reluctance of other party members to tackle the divisive issue before the November elections.


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

Julia Roberts on the death of her half-sister

Julia Roberts , 46, is eloquent on her grief following the February death of her half-sister, Nancy Motes , of a drug overdose.


Related Topix: Eat Pray Love, Celebrities, Julia Roberts, Wedding, Frenchtown, NJ, Entertainment

The Town Talk

Clarence Page: Democrats blow their 'dog whistle'

After years of mostly hedging any suggestion that racism has anything to do with President Barack Obama's ferocious opposition, there's a new racial etiquette in town.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, State of the Union, Nancy Pelosi


For Comic Hari Kondabolu, Explaining The Joke IS The Joke

"You were a minority when you came to this country. Things seemed to have worked out for you."


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY

Mon Apr 21, 2014


In North Carolina, a GOP contest over who's more conservative

U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers is serving the end of her second two-year term. She is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers, North Carolina, Southern Pines, NC, Fort Bragg, NC, Law, Employment / Labor Law


Maybe immigration reform isn't dead after all

Conventional political wisdom suggests that immigration reform in a midterm election year has a snowball's chance in July of getting any traction.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mario Diaz-Balart, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Illegal Immigration

ABC News

Court Rejects Arizona's Appeal in Immigration Case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal of a blocked provision of Arizona's 2010 immigration enforcement law, dealing another blow to Gov. Jan Brewer in her effort to defend the law.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Supreme Court, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Prison, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Creative Loafing Tampa

Immigration reform a theme in local Easter celebration

The Evangelical Immigration Table made an effort to push immigration reform back into the forefront of debate Saturday as they brought out fifteen speakers to speak on the issue from a Biblical perspective.


Related Topix: Representative David Rivera, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

Magic 98.3 Columbus

Why the GOP needs a return to the Bush Leagues

In presidential nominating contests, the Republican establishment has always won out - from the first Bush, to the tried but tired Dole, to W., then McCain, and most recently Romney, who nonetheless had to labor mightily to emerge from the weakest field of candidates in either party, ever.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Newt Gingrich, Chris Christie, US Governors, York, SC, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

International Business Times

Justin Bieber will not be Deported to Canada as he Helps US Economy?

"Sorry to disappoint, but we won't be commenting on this one," the message read , and highlighted the economic benefits that Bieber brings to the country.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Justin Bieber

Court to feds: Identify aliens arrested in NH

A federal appeals court has ruled that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency must release the names of six individuals arrested in New Hampshire during a 2011 federal crackdown on criminal activity involving illegal immigrants.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, First Circuit Court of Appeals, Concord, NH

Sun Apr 20, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Sheriffa s candidates for chief differ over deputiesa immigration role in jails

As the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department works out a new deal to detain immigrants for deportation, candidates vying to head up the agency disagree on whether deputies should do the work of federal agents.


Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, US News, Illegal Immigration, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Star Tribune

Detention: Yet another immigration policy in need of reform

A disturbing April 13 Star Tribune story recounted how an 18-year-old high school student being held in Sherburne County jail under federal immigration rules was repeatedly sexually assaulted by his cellmate - a registered sex offender.


Related Topix: Prison, Publishing, Media, Star Tribune, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sherburne County, MN, Opinion

Rock Hill Herald

Charlotte weighs immigrant-friendly city policies

The Charlotte Observer reports the city council created a group last fall to study what other cities are doing to encourage immigrants to start businesses and get involved in civic life.


Related Topix: North Carolina


Ga. GOP Senate hopefuls try to separate themselves

Georgia's top Republican Senate hopefuls are scrambling to prove who'd be the most conservative opponent to take on Democratic favorite Michelle Nunn in a race that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama's term.


Related Topix: Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Georgia, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia Government