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  1. Grimm to plead guilty to felony count of tax evasionRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | New York Daily News

    Rep. Michael Grimm will plead guilty on Tuesday to a felony charge of cheating on his taxes at a Manhattan restuarant he co-owned before entering Congress, the Daily News has learned. The Staten Island Republican will enter the plea in Brooklyn federal court.

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  2. What It Means That Deportations Were Down 14 Percent This YearRead the original story

    11 min ago | ThinkProgress

    The Obama administration deported 14 percent fewer immigrants in the 2014 fiscal year compared to the previous year and focused its deportation resources on criminal immigrants, according to the latest Immigration and Customs Enforcement data released last week. About two-thirds of ICE removals came from immigrants who were apprehended at the border, while the majority of the rest were of immigrants previously convicted of a crime.

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  3. "You've got a big problem with standing."Read the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Bloomberg

    Arizona sheriff Joseph Arpaio's claims that President Barack Obama's immigration policy changes are illegal were greeted skeptically by a U.S. judge who questioned whether the lawman is eligible to challenge the alterations, most of which aren't to take effect until next year. Arpaio, sheriff of the county surrounding Phoenix, sued last month in a challenge to Obama's decision to give reprieves from deportation to about 5 million undocumented immigrants based on their family ties to the U.S. U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell in Washington said today that programs such as those Obama announced last month have been around since the 1970s.

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  4. Former South Carolina sheriff agrees to guilty ple...Read the original story

    16 min ago | WHTC

    A former South Carolina sheriff agreed on Monday to plead guilty to conspiring to harbor illegal immigrants, a deal that could land him in prison after a federal judge rejected a similar agreement that would have resulted only in probation. James Metts, 68, became sheriff of Lexington County in 1972 and had been the state's longest-serving sheriff.

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  5. NewsFlash: US Considers to Re-Enter North Korea to...Read the original story

    17 min ago | Uprisingradio.org

    NewsFlash: US Considers to Re-Enter North Korea to 'Terrorism' List, Defense Department Returns Four Afghan Prisoners Home, Undocumented Immigrants Can Apply for Arizona Drivers Licenses Uprising's guest expert Rahul Mahajan, a sociologist and news analyst and author of Full Spectrum Dominance: US Power in Iraq and Beyond, analyzes today's news headlines: President Obama, in an interview on CNN yesterday said the US is considering putting North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism over the recent Sony hacking controversy. The President labeled the incident one of, "cybervandalism," which does not rise to the level of an act of war or terrorism.

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  6. Obama nominates U.S. attorney in Ga. for second-highest Justice postRead the original story

    23 min ago | Washington Times

    President Obama on Monday announced his intention to nominate Sally Q. Yates, the U.S. attorney for the northern district of Georgia, to become deputy attorney general, the second-highest post at the Justice Department. Ms. Yates, 54, has been a federal prosecutor since the late 1980s and is a close ally of Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. Mr. Holder has announced his intention to step down when the Senate confirms his replacement; Mr. Obama has named U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch of Brooklyn to become attorney general.

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  7. Obama administration: a Year of actiona a successRead the original story

    24 min ago | Washington Times

    Two top aides to President Obama hailed his "year of action" as a success Monday, saying the president took more than 80 executive actions without Congress to help the middle class. National Economic Council Director Jeffrey Zients and Domestic Policy Council Director Cecilia Munoz said in a blog post that Mr. Obama will try to work the the new Republican Congress next year, but will also "continue to use every authority available to make progress through executive actions" in 2015.

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  8. Rep. Michael Grimm to enter guilty plea in tax evasion caseRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | SILive.com

    Grimm will plead guilty to a felony count of tax evasion, according to a report by the New York Daily News that cites an unnamed court official. Grimm will enter the plea in Brooklyn federal court at a 1 p.m. hearing before Judge Pamela K. Chen, according to the court's docket.

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  9. Sheriff Arpaio Sues Obama over Immigration; Judge Appears SkepticalRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco

    ... the judge in open court that Arpaio has been subject to bomb threats due to his public stance against illegal immigration and his recent vow to fight the president. "In my view, Sheriff Arpaio is an American hero," Klayman said after the hearing. ...

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  10. What's that in the road ahead?Read the original story

    47 min ago | Trailer/Body Builders

    We have 2014 behind us and 2015 ahead of us. Last year's bills to pay with next year's check.

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  11. Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio sues to halt Obama's action on immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... U.S. citizenship, a stand that was untrue. Arpaio has long called for more border enforcement to prevent illegal immigration. Under the Obama plan, the pool of immigrants who will be protected from deportation would be expanded. The largest added ...

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  12. Rep. Michael Grimm Will Reportedly Plead Guilty to Felony Charge of Tax EvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | National Journal

    In January, the Republican congressman threatened to throw a reporter off a balcony -a threat that unsurprisingly garnered a lot of criticism. Now, The New York Daily News is reporting that Grimm is expected to plead guilty on Tuesday to a felony charge of tax evasion.

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  13. Dionne: Obama is the duck that roaredRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denver Post

    President Barack Obama claimed an array of successes in 2014, citing lower unemployment, a rising number of Americans covered by health insurance, and an historic diplomatic opening with Cuba. He also touts his own executive action and a Chinese agreement to combat global warming.

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  14. Immigration: More Central Americans apprehended than MexicansRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    ... of apprehensions of undocumented immigrants remains low, compared to a peak in 2000. The debate over illegal immigration in the United States is often tied to the relationship the country has with Mexico, but the flow of migration are slowing from ...

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  15. Arpaio Has Until Today to Explain Why His Lawsuit Against Obama Should Get the Green LightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Tucson Weekly

    Did it surprise anyone that Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio filed a lawsuit against Obama over the president's November immigration executive action ? I doubt it. Last month, Obama relieved as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants, who are parents to U.S. citizen or legal resident children and have no criminal record, among other requirements, from deportation and gave them work permits.

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  16. 'OITNB' Star Diane Guerrero To Pen Memoir On Family's Immigration StrugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    "Orange Is The New Black" star Diane Guerrero shared her family's struggles as undocumented immigrants back in November and made an emotional plea for immigration reform in the form of an op-ed in The Los Angeles Times. Now, the actress is reaching for a bigger platform.

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  17. Tennessee joins lawsuit challenging Obama's immigration actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery announced today that the Volunteer State will join a federal lawsuit brought by 24 other states. "Our office has carefully considered whether to join this lawsuit and concluded that it is in the best interest of the state to do so," Slatery said in a news release.

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  18. Judge seems skeptical of Arizona sheriff's lawsuit seeking to stop Obama's immigration planRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    In this Jan. 9, 2013 file photo, Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks in Phoenix. A gadfly attorney and a county sheriff from Arizona want to halt President Barack Obama's immigration program in the first courtroom battle over the initiative designed to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation.

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  19. Early & Often Federal judge seems skeptical of challenge to Obama immigration planRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    A federal judge seems skeptical of a lawsuit that seeks to halt President Barack Obama's immigration plan to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation. U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell heard arguments Monday in a case brought by an Arizona sheriff who claims the program will let more illegal immigrants enter the country and commit crimes, burdening law enforcement.

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  20. Sheriff Joe Arpaio tries legal Hail Mary against Obama immigration planRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio pauses as he answers a question at a news conference at Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Headquarters in Phoenix in this 2013 file photo. For years, Sheriff Joe Arpaio has made himself an icon far beyond the sprawling landscape of Arizona's Maricopa County through his crusade against illegal immigration.

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