Tag Archives: Immigration

Michele Bachmann Might Want To Check Her Immigration Stats

While the U.S. lets in more immigrants per year than any other country, it does not, as Bachmann claimed, let in more immigrants than every country put together.

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Sanctuary Movement Shelters Immigrants, Risks Violating Law

In an effort to compensate for the lack of immigration reform, some churches will shelter immigrants facing deportation.

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Immigration Activists Target DNC

Protesters and undocumented mothers fighting for immigration reform say Democrats have broken their promise to them.

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Obama Slams Republicans On Border Crisis

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“They’re not even trying to solve the problem,” Obama said. This is…just so they can check a box before leaving town tomorrow.”

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Senate Rejects Emergency Border Bill

A CBP Border Patrol agent scans the area into Mexico with binoculars looking for illegal immigrants potentially staging to enter the U.S.

Two Democrats joined Senate Republicans in blocking the bill, which would have provided $2.7 billion in emergency funding for the southern U.S. border.

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House Scraps Border Vote Ahead Of Recess

The move suggests that Republicans did not have the support necessary on their side of the aisle to pass the measure.

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Senate Republicans Back $659 Million Border Plan, Dismiss Democrat Request

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol, July 29, 2014, with (left) Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX). (Photo by James Cullum)

And there are only a couple days left until the August recess.

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Dems Push To Let Young Undocumented Immigrants Enlist

“By allowing them to enlist we … ensure that all branches of our military stay fully staffed,” Rep. Polis (D-Colo.) said.

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O’Malley, White House At Odds Over Immigrant Children

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“I’m far more concerned about children being penned up and cooped up in conditions that look a lot more like kennels than they look like the way a humane country should be treating refugee kids,” O’Malley said.

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Poll: Immigration Concerns Spike

17 percent name immigration as a top issue facing the U.S., up from 5 percent in June.

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Click here for: Monday, October 20

● Political attitudes in America

● Gag order lifted for Alabama consumer case

● Most deported immigrants are male

● Monsanto beats drum against initiative

● FCC targets high cost of inmate calls

● Pastors in Idaho face jail, fines

LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – October 18-20

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A pair of memorials for an American and Brit killed by the Islamic State, a human rights visit to Detroit and a U.N. meeting on the peacekeeping mission in the Golan Heights.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 17, 2014

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Senegal is declared ‘Ebola-free,’ a breakthrough between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram, and the Swedish military on high alert.

Pelosi, Cleaver Wage Friendly World Series Bet

A Giants win will yield Pelosi BBQ from Kansas City. A Royals win will net Cleaver some San Francisco chocolates.

White House Defends “Ebola Czar” Choice

“What we were looking for was not an Ebola expert, but rather an implementation expert,” said White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest.

WHO: Ebola Outbreak in Senegal ‘Over’

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Senegalese health officials have undertaken 42 days of ‘case finding’ without reporting a new infection.