Immigration Reform

And Here We Have a Very Long Story About Kellyanne Conway's Marriage

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Jahana Hayes Could Be the First Black Woman to Represent a New England State in Congress

“People told me I had no chance and I had no business trying to do this."<p>Jahana Hayes, a former high school history teacher who was awarded National Teacher of the Year in 2016 by President Barack Obama, won the Democratic nomination for Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District seat during primary …

New England

Merkley: 'We need the president to actually have a spine' on immigration reform

MTP Daily<p>Kornacki talks Pawlenty, Walker, and Minnesota governor's Democratic primary<p>02:18<p>Closing arguments end in Manafort case: ‘No possible road …

Immigration

Maryland Democrat Attempted To Shut Down Immigration Conversation By Urging The Featured Speaker To Cancel Appearance

3:11 PM 08/15/2018<p>Democratic House Whip Steny Hoyer urged U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Francis Cissna on Tuesday to …

Conservative View

FLASHBACK: Schumer Called Illegal Immigration 'Wrong,' Said 'Aliens' Should Not Be Treated Same as Legal Immigrants

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has been an outspoken critic of President Trump's immigration policies.<p>But in a speech in 2009, Schumer espoused views against illegal immigration that sound strikingly similar to what President Trump has said since 2015.<p>Speaking at an immigration …

Immigration

Sen. Grassley won't rule out switch from Judiciary Committee chair to Finance Committee

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley said Wednesday he isn't closing the door on a switch from chairmanship of the Senate Judiciary Committee to head of the …

Senate Judiciary Committee

ND-Sen: Republican Kevin Cramer splits with President Trump on immigration reform. Here’s why.

Despite largely tying himself to President Donald Trump and the “Make America Great Again” agenda, Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) — who is challenging Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D) for her Senate seat — is breaking from the White House on one of its most important issues: immigration.<p>The Trump administration …

Immigration

2020 Presidential Candidate John Delaney’s Plan Is To Be Civil. Is He Doomed?

It was the kind of thing <b>John Delaney</b> loves. On an early-spring morning, the Maryland congressman was in the Rayburn House Office Building at a …

Washington D.C.

Lawyer fights UM to see immigration foe's papers

At issue is an archive donated to the University of Michigan by John Tanton, the so-called architect of the modern anti-immigration movement

Detroit

Francis Cissna, head of USCIS, to address anti-immigrant hate group Center for Immigration Studies today

<i>Update: Following the publishing of this blog, the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) has announced that the event featuring Cissna is now closed</i> …

Immigration

Lake County residents sound off on ICE ahead of Aug. 16 commissioners meeting

PAINESVILLE, Ohio - Dozens of Lake County residents gathered on Monday night to chime in on two resolutions about U.S. Immigration and Customs …

Immigration

Federal Charges Linger for Activists who Aided Migrants in Arizona Desert

Share1<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Share<p>1 Shares<p>“No more deaths,” benketaro<p>August 14, 2018; Colorlines<p>No More Deaths is a coalition of community and faith-based groups …

Immigration

Pedro Alonzo

Boston-based <b>independent curator</b>Pedro Alonzo is no stranger to thinking outside the box. His urban-influenced art installations are scattered …

Boston

In a heated debate, Pressley launches an offensive against Capuano

City Councilor Ayanna Pressley launched a bristling offensive against Representative Michael Capuano on Wednesday, using the final debate of their …

Boston

Abolish ICE? A Guide to the Partisan Fight Over This U.S. Agency

Since April, when the Trump administration began a “zero tolerance” policy toward people caught illegally entering the U.S., one of the agencies …

Immigration

A Mark Zuckerberg-backed nonprofit is helping separated migrant families

Staffers at FWD.us, the advocacy group co-founded by Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and other tech leaders, do what they can to reform the nation's immigration laws.<p>That usually means spending the day talking to lawmakers, business executives, and grassroots activists throughout the United States.<p>But …

Immigration

Trump should accept rulings against move to dump DACA, return to Congress to broker a deal

It's time for the Trump administration to set a new course after its unsuccessful efforts to both boost border security and fashion a humane and …

News (U.S.)

Pelosi takes on the roaring economy, and Trump

California Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic leader of the U.S. House, was in Chicago on Tuesday and spent an hour in conversation with the Tribune Editorial Board. She hadn’t missed some connection at O’Hare. The country is 12 weeks out from a midterm election that could flip control of the House from …

Barack Obama

The Times Conflates Conservatives with Society’s White-Supremacist Fringe

What do you do if you are the <i>New York Times</i> and 20 people show up to the white-supremacist rally that you had been breathlessly billing as further …

Rights & Freedoms

The Welcome Committee

A group of women at Emerson Collective, led by Laurene Powell Jobs, are on a mission to fix how America treats immigrants.<p>Within the earliest moments of <i>Carne y Arena</i>, the Oscar-winning virtual reality film based on immigrants' true accounts of traveling to the U.S., a border patrol officer shines …

Immigration

Here's the Scoop on How Smugglers Exploit Immigration Loopholes

Women and children seeking passage to the United States are not just a source of revenue for smugglers — they are lucrative decoys, according to the …

Immigration

Arnold Packaging acquires regional competitor

BALTIMORE - Arnold Packaging, a comprehensive packaging supply company, acquired regional competitor World Class Packaging in a deal announced Monday.<p>…

Immigration

Paul Ryan-backed candidates win key primaries, in test of exiting House speaker's influence

One politician is declaring a win in Tuesday's major primaries even though he wasn't on the ballot: That's departing House Speaker Paul Ryan, whose endorsement helped lift two candidates to victory and underscored his continuing influence in Wisconsin.<p>Buoyed by Ryan's endorsement, Bryan Steil, a …

Politics

CNN Gives Stephen Miller's Uncle Forum to Trash Him on Immigration Reform

On Tuesday's <i>New Day</i> show, the latest round of Trump bashing included giving a forum to the uncle of White House advisor Stephen Miller to denouncw …

Conservative View

Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke woo voters in battleground North Texas with retail politics, town halls

<i>This is a developing story and will be updated.</i><p>Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke brought their Senate campaigns to North Texas Tuesday, looking for support …

Republicans

Roundup of anti-immigrant events and activities 8/14/2018

<b>National groups</b><p><b>Anti-immigrant hate group takes a swing against a California law that helps first-time, noncitizen drug offenders:</b> The Immigration …

Immigration

‘How do we protect them?’ Dallas leaders look to help immigrants and the economy

We could mess up the so-called Texas miracle.<p>Cutting off immigration, for instance, “would make it impossible” for the state to keep growing jobs at …

News (U.S.)

U.S., Mexico presidents seem to favor cooperation

In my last column, I wrote about Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s letter to U.S. President Donald Trump in which he states that …

NAFTA

Ivanka Trump tours Astrobotic, meets Girls of Steel robotics team during Pittsburgh visit

Presidential adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump took in Pittsburgh's robotic scene Tuesday. The president's daughter visited Astrobotic, a space …

Donald Trump

Trump’s big wall isn’t going anywhere — and the polls show why

Congress refuses to pay for President Donald Trump’s wall. Congress is not clamoring to separate children from their families, as Trump has done.<p>The …

Immigration