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Criminal Prosecutions Of Undocumented Immigrants Have Soared In Past Decade, Report Says

Criminal prosecutions of immigrants who entered or reentered the country illegally have soared in the last decade, bringing with them huge financial and human costs, according to a report released Wednesday by Human Rights Watch.<p>The U.S. government has claimed that these prosecutions are necessary …

California farmers worry immigration plan will deplete workforce

FRESNO — Farmers already scrambling to find workers in California — the nation’s leading grower of fruits, vegetables and nuts — fear an even greater labor shortage under President Obama’s executive action to block some 5 million people from deportation.<p>Thousands of the state’s farmworkers, who …

Immigration

Arizona told to stop prosecuting job-seeking immigrants

Bit by bit, the federal judiciary is tearing out the legal ground from under "America's toughest sheriff."<p>First, a federal appeals court said it was illegal to deny bail to immigrants in the country illegally. Then, on Monday, an Arizona federal judge blasted a state law that stretched the crime of …

Immigration

New Arizona Republican Governor Begins Legacy Tying Immigration Test To Educational System

According to the Associated Press, "Arizona became the first state in the nation on Thursday to enact a law requiring high school students to pass the U.S. Immigration citizenship test on civics before graduation."<p>Both the House and the Senate <b>rushed</b> the bill without first addressing:<p>COST. How much …

‘Scuse Me While I Solve This Immigration Problem

There’s a crippling STEM talent shortage out there, stalking the streets of Silicon Valley; just ask any Valley executive in the choir crying out for immigration reform. But the IEEE, PBS, and Fortune — an odd triumvirate if ever I saw one — disagree, singing back their own united refrain: “The …

Kilden

Lack of communication hampers the prevention of female genital mutilation, according to anthropologist Rachel Issa Djesa. She has observed encounters …