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Trump's 'shithole countries' remark cause uproar around the world

President Donald Trump on Friday denied describing certain nations as "shithole countries" during a meeting in which he rejected a bipartisan deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Op-Ed: Mexicans no longer the majority of illegal border crossers

Washington D.c. - Yet another conservative argument against comprehensive immigration reform falls by the wayside. Mexicans no longer storming the gates, Pew reports.

President Obama delivers 'slap to the face' of Latino Community

Washington - A day after Pres. Barack Obama backed off his self-imposed deadline to dictate Immigration Reform from the Oval Office, top Democratic lawmakers are criticizing even the concept of instituting Immigration Reform by Executive Order.

U.S. Immigration says flood of illegals imploding system

Washington - US immigration officials say the deluge of Central American children and adults pouring across the US border threatens to implode the American immigration system, and that Pres. Barack Obama's recent actions are likely to make it worse.

Op-Ed: U.S. deportations soar under Democrats

Washington - Listening to mainstream media, one would think the Democratic Party has the Hispanic vote in its back pocket, so to speak.

San Francisco law bans most undocumented immigrant detentions

San Francisco - In a resounding rejection of the federal government's detention and deportation of undocumented immigrants, San Francisco's governing body unanimously passed an ordinance barring local law enforcement from complying with most federal detention requests.

Comprehensive immigration reform considered on Senate floor

Debate on the Senate’s Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill, SB 744, continues this week, as a series of amendments are being considered that aim to make the bill palatable for Senate and House Republicans, who so far, have opposed immigration reform.

Heritage Foundation: Immigration reform to cost $6.3 trillion

According to a study released on Monday by the Heritage Foundation, the costs of implementing the immigration reform bill could top $6.3 trillion in social and entitlement spending.

Disagreement among U.S. Senators on immigration deal

Immigration reform has been a hot and touchy topic as of late. Some of the key senators are about ready to call an end to the debate over the bipartisan plan; however, some senators say that it would only signify the beginning of a lengthy process.

U.S. farmers face immigration issues hindering work for many

Products that we consume in the U.S. are most likely the result of the work of farmers or guest workers. These products are made at a low cost and often times sold as so. However, people do not realize the costly factors involved.

Senate reaches bipartisan agreement on immigration reform

Washington - In a recently completed news conference, an eight-member group of US Senators announced they have reached a bipartisan agreement in principle for comprehensive immigration reform.

George W. Bush: Be more benevolent on immigration reform issue

Dallas - At an invite-only event by the George W. Bush Institute, in Dallas, former US President George W. Bush asked Congress to be "benevolent" about immigration reform.

Op-Ed: President Obama and comprehensive immigration reform

Owing to a considerable extent his re-election to Latino voters’ support, President Barack Obama is expected to promptly focus on addressing the controversial topic of immigration policy.

Op-Ed: Is Canada the world's human dumping ground?

Toronto - Is the Canadian much touted notion of tolerance, a myth or an idealized vision of a much darker and unpalatable reality? An article which looks into an issue which has been under the radar screen for far too long.

Candidates feel the heat as crucial primary elections loom

Phoenix - Voters in the states of Florida, Alaska, Arizona, Vermont and Oklahoma will be heading to the polls on Tuesday, and for some candidates, the kitchen is getting hot!

Clinton comment angers Arizona governor

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is angry over comments made by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton that the US Justice Department will sue the state over its soon-to-be enacted immigration law.

Op-Ed: British economist promotes American death sentence

In a lead story this week, Forbes magazine ran a story headlined 'Open the Border,' in which it argued that 'Opening America's borders is morally right - economically beneficial, and would make America a safer place.'

Proposed Legislation Could End Automatic Citizenship

Several new bills are being introduced in the U.S. Congress to eliminate automatic citizenship. The hope is to reform immigration by making it impossible to become a citizen just by going over the border and having a baby.

Op-Ed: Back in the Ring for Another Swing

John McCain is sticking around. One of the issues he needs to address to keep the conservative base happy, is illegal immigration. He has no easy task.

Op-Ed: Illegal aliens prepare to march in Washington after Obama takes office

Immigrant rights organizations are calling for a massive march in Washington the day after Obama takes office to demand immigration reform.

Will US Senate Force through “Amnesty Bill” Despite Public Discontent?

Polls indicate 69% of Americans surveyed want border security and enforcement of immigration laws rather than so-called comprehensive immigration reform, yet the Senate is apparently going to try to force through the latter before the upcoming holiday.

Hispanic Evangelicals Press Pelosi on Immigration Reform

In a letter to House Speaker Pelosi Hispanic evangelical groups seek comprehensive immigration reform from Congress.

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May Day March 2013 to fight for commonsense immigration reform and workers  rights in Wisconsin.
May Day March 2013 to fight for commonsense immigration reform and workers' rights in Wisconsin.
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