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'I Lost My Dream': One Young Man's Failed Journey to America

<i>I Lost My Dream</i> is an uplifting short film chronicling the life and journey of Moacir Zeledon, a young man who wanted nothing more than to escape his life of poverty in Nicaragua and head to the United States. However, his dream was cut short when inflexible immigration laws forced Zeledon’s mother …

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Churches Open Their Doors On Christmas To Immigrants Seeking Refuge From DHS Raids

On Thursday, the Washington Post reported that Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) were preparing …

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They’re Only ‘Illegals’ if They’re Brown

American conservatives cheer the deportation of people fleeing poverty and violence, but when a family of German Christians came to the US because they refused to send their kids to school, the right rediscovered compassion.<p><i>The Romeike family goes on the Glenn Beck show, which is not normally an</i> …

W.H. dials it down on immigration

The White House is trying to dial down the partisan rhetoric on immigration — and it’s asking its allies to do the same.<p>In meetings with immigration reform advocates, White House officials have said President Barack Obama won’t threaten to take unilateral executive action — at least not yet — and …

Immigrant families live in fear while Obama breaks a record in deportations

The administration’s policies have made going to school or work high-risk activities, activists say<p>Immigration officials announced last week that President Obama has deported more than 1.9 million people since first taking office, more than any other previous administration.<p>The escalation of mass …

Poll: Immigrants prize deportation relief over citizenship

Creating a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants has long been seen as the keystone of comprehensive immigration reform efforts, but …

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Republicans eye immigration reform after budget deal exposes party rift

• House speaker signals major break from conservative wing • Break could be strategy to make immigration push in new year<p>Immigration reform has emerged as the next Republican battleground after a high-profile split between party leaders and the Tea Party over budget compromise led to growing …

Immigration compromise would unite torn-apart families

WASHINGTON -- As a comprehensive immigration overhaul stalls in the House, two border-state lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday that would tackle one aspect of the issue -- making it easier to unite American families split apart by past immigration law violations.<p>The effort from Rep. Beto …

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Roman Catholic clergy are urged to start preaching in support of immigration reform at Sunday Mass.

Catholic Church getting more aggressive on immigration reform<p>Starting at Sunday Mass, clergy nationwide are urged to address immigration and to encourage congregants to contact their members of Congress.<p>September 07, 2013|By Cindy Carcamo<p>Roman Catholics from Los Angeles and Orange counties march …

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The Man Who Came to Dinner

Julian Assange hasn’t set foot outside Ecuador’s London embassy in more than a year—avoiding extradition to Sweden, where he faces allegations of sexual assault. But physical confinement seems only to enhance his reach. The WikiLeaks founder has video-addressed the U.N., launched a Senate campaign …

Walking the Path to Citizenship

It has been 13 years since Car­los Crespo crossed the bor­der from Mex­ico in­to the United States in the desert near No­gales, Ar­iz. The “coyote” …

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Quick Budget-Friendly Recipes

Your taste buds and wallet will achieve perfect harmony with our selection of quick meals, including stovetop mac and cheese, braised pork chops, meatballs, and roasted chicken tacos.

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Beautifully Layered Stencil Paintings by Roamcouch

<b>When You Wish Upon a Star</b><p>Japanese artist Roamcouch takes working with stencils to a whole new level with these gorgeous works. While on the surface, it may seem that he just paints acrylic on canvas, find out just how intricate his pieces actually are, and you can't help but be impressed. Taking up …

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The Little Group Behind the Big Fight to Stop Immigration Reform

A powerful coalition supports reforming immigration. But on the other side is a scrappy, tech-savvy organization that's won before.<p>The man behind the grassroots movement to stop immigration reform has been busy lately, preparing for the coming fight.<p>"No other August has been this critical," Roy …

Crunchy Fried Fish Tacos Recipe

<b>Note:</b> I like the neutral chili and garlic flavor of an Asian-style chili sauce in this recipe. If you prefer the more vinegary tang of an American-style hot sauce or the smokiness of canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, they can be substituted for the Asian chili sauce to taste. I like to use …

Mexicans migrants not deterred by threat of arrest immigration study shows

1,600 men – 9% of whom intended to cross the US border illegally – participated in American Sociological Review's study<p>Mexicans intending to cross the border illegally into the US are not significantly deterred by threats of arrest or the severity of possible punishment – the primary method for …

GOP will feel heat at home in August on immigration

WASHINGTON — As they prepare to leave the Capitol for a month-long August recess, Republican members of the House of Representatives are taking with them legislative summaries and informational packets to tackle tough questions in their districts about immigration.<p>Supporters of a proposal to revamp …

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Immigration Splits Conservative Parties in Both the U.S. and the U.K.

Whereas reform is creating rifts in the GOP, it's driven by splintering among the British Conservatives.<p>Reuters<p>A proposal for sweeping immigration reform, hammered out by the bipartisan group of senators called the Gang of Eight, passed a key test in the Senate Monday when 67 senators -- including …

Ann Coulter Wants More British Immigrants Instead Of Latin Americans

Ann Coulter wants more white immigrants.<p>In an opinion piece published this week titled “When Did We Vote To Become Mexico?” Coulter laments the demographic changes of the last few decades, saying she wished more immigrants came from the “mother country” of Great Britain rather than Latin …