border security

House Republicans Unveil Immigration Bill That Sends Migrant Kids Home and National Guard to the Border

House Republicans Unveil Immigration Bill That Sends Migrant Kids Home and National Guard to the 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. The election-year measure would allow Republicans to say they tried to solve the humanitarian problem in South Texas, even though it stands no chance of becoming law.
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Erica Werner
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Path to Citizenship Central to Border Security, Says New Homeland Security Secretary

Path to Citizenship Central to Border Security, Says New Homeland Security Secretary
The new Homeland Security secretary says an earned path to citizenship for the roughly 11 million immigrants living in the United States illegally is a matter of national security. The Defense Department's former top lawyer said offering a path to citizenship would encourage such immigrants "to come out of the shadow, to be accountable, to participate in the American experience."
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Alicia A. Caldwell
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Arizona Latino Voter Suppression

After years of Arizona elected officials hiding behind the rhetoric of border security to defend what has been a wholesale systemic oppression of Latinos their true motives may receive the light of a beacon of truth.
In the dusty and dark back room of the Arizona Secretary of State’s office lay the hopes, dreams and aspirations of over 80,000 voters in the form of ballots which are decidedly still uncounted to this day.
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