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Faith Leaders Urge Obama To Slow Deportations

The group pressed the president to loosen policies that separate immigrant families.

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Chinese Ask: Where’s The Beef … And Visas?

The flag of China at the United Nations. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

A bankrupt meatpacking plant in South Dakota has left Chinese investors without promised visas, and another black eye for America’s EB-5 immigration program.

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Pelosi: “Race Has Something To Do With” GOP’s Stall On Immigration

“I think race has something to do with the fact that (House Republicans) are not bringing up an immigration bill,” Pelosi said on Thursday.

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Will The Next Defense Bill Also Legalize Immigrants?

Rep. Lamar Smith says the idea “is contrary to common sense.”

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Poll: Majority Supports Undocumented Immigrants Staying In U.S.

68 percent of respondents said that they supported undocumented immigrants staying in the United States, with only 29 percent saying they should leave.

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House Dems Attempt To Force Vote On Immigration

The petition follows similar Democratic efforts in the House to force a vote on both the minimum wage hike and the emergency extension of unemployment benefits earlier this year.

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Immigration Activists Plan To Crash Goodlate Fundraiser

Goodlatte is attending a fundraiser Wednesday evening at the Los Altos Hills residence of Oracle CFO Safra Catz.

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Schumer: Obama Will “Curtail” Deportations If GOP Doesn’t Act On Immigration

“It’s crystal clear where the issue of immigration reforms headed,” Schumer said.

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Obama Huddles With Immigration Reform Supporters

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce was noticeably absent from the private meeting.

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‘Alarming Mismanagement’ At Foreign-Student Program

Sen. Charles Grassley is demanding answers from Treasury and Social Security. Photo/TRNS

A fast-growing foreign-student work program is taking jobs from U.S. citizens, while its “alarming mismanagement” poses a national security threat, critics charge.

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Sending Troops To Europe Was The Right Thing To Do

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President Obama has made the right move by sending some of our troops to Eastern Europe. It’s not a big number, but they create an important buffer between those countries and Russia’s Red Army.

Report: 44,000 Duplicate Voters In Virginia, Maryland

DOUBLING UP? A new report says 44,000 voters are registered in both Virginia and Maryland.

A crosscheck of voter rolls in Virginia and Maryland turned up 44,000 people registered in both states, a vote-integrity group reported Wednesday.

TRNS News Notes — 4/24/14

News Notes

Obama Asia tour: we’ll defend Japan
Obama: Ukraine sanctions “teed up”
Navy re-assigns ex-Blue Angels commander
Probe: DHS watchdog altered, delayed reports!
FCC upends itself today on net neutrality
FDA to regulate e-cigarettes

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● Mortgage closings cause consumer pain

● USDA releases $60 million in breastfeeding funds

● FEC unveils an upgrade to website search engine

● Old shipwreck found near Golden Gate Bridge

● Amedisys pays $150 million for Medicare fraud

● Landmarks added to national list

Iraq And Afghanistan Vets To Be Honored In D.C.

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The names of all those who have died in battle since 9/11 will be read aloud at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on May 24.

The Flat-Earth Society Has Arisen Again

Can you imagine what the reaction would be if all four Republican candidates for North Carolina’s senate seat said the sun revolves around the earth?