Immigration

Obama Says 'Hola!' to Mexico, 'Our Laws Don't Reflect Our Values'

President Obama addresses a crowd in Mexico City in both Spanish and English.
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May Day: Living in the Margins and Marching on the Streets

May Day: Living in the Margins and Marching on the Streets
Blaming or finding a culprit for our suffering only further divides us and separates us from deep connection with one another. It’s a tactic that has been used throughout history to divide and conquer people, including the workers we honor on International Workers' Day, May 1.
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TX, Congress Go Blue If Immigration Reform Goes Down

TX, Congress Go Blue If Immigration Reform Goes Down
If Republicans sabotage immigration reform, Texas Democrats may not have to wait for a Hillary Clinton presidential campaign in 2016. Some leaders of the conservative movement and talk radio are mounting a campaign to defeat or destroy the immigration bill, acting in a way that suggests what some Republicans have called “the party of stupid.”
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Billions Proposed for New Border Security. Where Would the Money Go?

Billions Proposed for New Border Security. Where Would the Money Go?
Federal spending on border security is at an all-time high—and it would get even higher under the Gang of Eight’s new plan. The Senate immigration proposal, released last week, would allocate $4.5 billion in the next five years to tighten control of U.S. borders.
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Paul Ryan’s Mariachi Band

Paul Ryan’s Mariachi Band
This is the bizarre state of Republican efforts to win the rhetorical/messaging campaign around immigration reform. Campaigning in Chicago yesterday with Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) actually showed up at campaign events with a mariachi band.
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Cat Fight in the Senate: Immigration Reform Motives Under Attack Post-Boston Bombings

Cat Fight in the Senate: Immigration Reform Motives Under Attack Post-Boston Bombings
"I never said that! I never said that!" Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, interjected as Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., suggested that some were using the Boston bombings as "an excuse" to slow down or stop the bill.
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McCain's Gang of Eight Presents an 844-Page Immigration Bill

McCain's Gang of Eight Presents an 844-Page Immigration Bill
Four Democratic and four Republican senators formally unveiled a sweeping immigration bill Thursday at a news conference attended by traditional opponents from big business and labor, and conservative and liberal groups.
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While Party Bucks, Big Money Republicans Back Push for Path to Citizenship

While Party Bucks, Big Money Republicans Back Push for Path to Citizenship
As Congress readies for a drawn-out immigration debate, a coalition of fundraisers who support overhauling immigration is funneling donations to a new crop of outside groups designed to protect like-minded congressional Republicans who fear a backlash by GOP's core supporters.
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AP: 'Illegal' May No Longer Be Used to Describe a Person

AP: 'Illegal' May No Longer Be Used to Describe a Person
The Stylebook no longer sanctions the term “illegal immigrant” or the use of “illegal” to describe a person. Instead, it tells users that “illegal” should describe only an action, such as living in or immigrating to a country illegally.
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Can Zuckerberg Corner the Political Market on Immigration Reform?

Can Zuckerberg Corner the Political Market on Immigration Reform?
A person familiar with Facebook says CEO Mark Zuckerberg is forming a political group to address issues such as education reform, immigration and scientific research.
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