immigration reform

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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The ‘Show Me Your Papers Before You Go Potty’ Bill

The ‘Show Me Your Papers Before You Go Potty’ Bill
Arizona lawmakers have jumped in to the national debate over the rights of transgender people with a bill being debated Wednesday that would make it illegal for people to use public restrooms not associated with their birth gender.
Advocates say the measure would be the toughest standard in the nation for transgender people and bathroom use, requiring Arizona residents to use the restroom of the sex listed on their birth certificate. One local TV station has dubbed it the "Show Me Your Papers Before You Go Potty" bill, a reference to the Arizona Legislature's sweeping 2010 immigration law.
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Rand Paul: 'We Aren't Going to Deport' Millions of Illegal Immigrants

Rand Paul: 'We Aren't Going to Deport' Millions of Illegal Immigrants
Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is endorsing a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million illegal immigrants, a significant move for a favorite of tea party Republicans who are sometimes hostile to such an approach.
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President Obama Must Speak the Word 'Union' Loudly

President Obama Must Speak the Word 'Union' Loudly
President Obama must proclaim to the whole country, not just to labor union members, that he will protect the right of workers to use the power of collective action to secure equitable wages.
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Undocumented Workers Found on US Capitol Grounds Construction Site

An internal report by the Inspector General of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) shows that several undocumented workers were used during recent construction on capitol grounds.
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Don't Leave Immigration Debate to Beltway Reporters and Politicians

If you know nothing about immigration, then, yes, you might think the House bill, called the "STEM Jobs Act," is serious. It would grant more visas for foreign students and help green-card-holding immigrants bring their family members here. That's it.
Immigration reform, if it is serious, needs to deal with the estimated 12 million undocumented people currently in the U.S. The House bill affects not a one of them.
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House to Consider Limited GOP Immigration Bill

House Republicans still smarting from their poor showing among Hispanics in the presidential election are planning a vote next week on immigration legislation that would both expand visas for foreign science and technology students and make it easier for those with green cards to bring their immediate families to the U.S.
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Latinos Voting Early, Enthusiastic in Final Week

The latest impreMedia-Latino Decisions tracking poll shows that Latinos are more enthusiastic and more likely to vote than ten weeks ago when the initial poll was fielded. Forty-five percent of Latino voters say they are more enthusiastic about voting in 2012 compared to 2008.
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Campaign Persists to Cease the Use of 'Illegal Immigrant' in Newspapers

In the 19th Century, the growing demand for newspapers led to the creation of wire services, cooperatives between large city-based newspapers, the most famous of these, the Associated Press (AP) adopted the use of the wireless telegraph in 1899, initiated a wire service for photogra...
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