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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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 23, 2014

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The families of Haitian cholera victims have their day in court. They contend UN peacekeepers spread the disease, and that the UN should be held accountable.

Biden: Domestic Abuse Victims Need Civil Rights Protections

“Women should be able to bring a civil rights cause of action and take away the abuser’s car, house, property,” Biden said.

Emergency WHO Meeting: Ebola Remains International Health Emergency

It was the third meeting of the World Health Organization’s Emergency Committee on Ebola.

Health Care Initiative Launches Ahead Of Open Enrollment

The press release said that the initiative is “one part of a strategy advanced by the Affordable Care Act,” also known as Obamacare.

Latest White House Jumper Charged With Felonies

The Maryland man was charged with four misdemeanors and three felony counts for attacking Secret Service dogs.

Lincoln Suspends Habeas Corpus, 241 Troops Die In Lebanon Suicide Bombing, And Nixon Releases His Audio Tapes

Plus, the Senate turns down Robert Bork and thousands of women march on New York City.