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Obama’s bumpy road on immigration orders

Obama’s bumpy road on immigration orders

President Barack Obama’s sweeping immigration executive orders cap a turbulent, six-year quest to make headway on a thorny issue that has at times put the White House at odds with…

An immigrant hears her story from a President

An immigrant hears her story from a President

Astrid Silva didn’t hear her name when the president of the United States first said it Thursday night. But she couldn’t miss the cheers from a crowded room in Las…

Obama faces limits on his immigration actions

Obama faces limits on his immigration actions

As broadly as President Barack Obama may push the limits of his authority to shield from deportation millions of immigrants illegally in the United States, the fate of millions more…

Government shutdown? Who, us?

Government shutdown? Who, us?

  Top Republicans say two things are clear: Last year’s government shutdown hurt the party. And Republicans must not let the president’s pending immigration action bait them into a repeat.…

Government granting refugee status to some children

Government granting refugee status to some children

The U.S. government will launch a program in December to grant refugee status to some people under the age of 21 who live in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and…

New Mexico immigration lockups bring ire

New Mexico immigration lockups bring ire

Trailers have been set up for a school at a federal immigration detention center in an isolated New Mexico desert town. A basketball court and a soccer field have been…

Feds won’t talk about illegal border crossings

Feds won’t talk about illegal border crossings

The federal government refuses to say whether prosecutors in Yuma, Arizona, have scaled back a years-old program that guarantees jail time for most immigrants caught crossing the border illegally and…

Sanctuary movement growing in Arizona

Sanctuary movement growing in Arizona

On her 27th day of living in a tiny room at a Tucson church known for pioneering the popular immigrant sanctuary movement in the 1980s, Rosa Robles Loreto swept a…

Obama looking to delay action on immigration

Obama looking to delay action on immigration

President Barack Obama’s possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections. Democrats who were…

After vacation, Obama facing many challanges

After vacation, Obama facing many challanges

While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively asked, “What is it about August?” Indeed, this sultry month usually associated with the doldrums of summer has burdened…

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