Laws & Immigration

NY City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Discusses Municipal ID Program

Melissa Mark-Viverito has boosted a flagship program, which seeks to provide representation and identification to undocumented people, and she has helped to foster the NYC municipal ID program.
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Paul Ryan on the Issues: Congressman Talks Ferguson, Immigration, ISIS and Hillary Clinton's Presidential Bid

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-WI, has been making the media rounds and spoke about ongoing issues including immigration, Islamic State, 2016 elections and the events in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Midterm Election News 2014: Hispanic Voters Increasingly Concerned with Environtmental Issues, Poll Says

Hispanics wont be an easy win for Republicans because of their stances on issues that voters care about, like environmental policies.
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Immigration Activists Continue to Protest Arizona's SB1070, Say Law Can't Be Enforced Without Racial Profiling

Although the law has been in effect for four years, immigration activists continue to protest Arizona's SB1070.

Immigrants Led by Jose Antonio Vargas Apply for DACA Despite Not Qualifying, Hope Obama Will Expand Program

On Wednesday, 11 immigrants asked the Department of Homeland Security for "deffered action" from deportation despite not being qualified, in an attempt to persuade President Barack Obama to use his executive power to delay deportation for 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S.
President Obama Nominates Two Latinos To Be Judges for U.S. Courts of Appeals

Obama Weighs Immigration Reform Options Favored by Business Groups

The White House has made it clear that President Barack Obama will use executive action to address the immigration crisis at the southern U.S. border, but the administration may be cooperating with businesses on how to tackle the problem.
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Immigration News Update: ICE, Honduras Police Sign Memorandum to Share Immigration, Criminal Record History

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a memorandum with the Honduran National Police agreeing to cooperate in future investigations involving Honduran nationals.
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Sullivan Wins in Alaska Senate Primary, Challenge Begich for Key Seat

Former Alaska Attorney General GOP candidate Dan Sullivan, after winning Tuesday's primary, will now challenge incumbent Senate Democrat, Mark Begich in the November election.
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Republican National Committee Chairman Aims to Reach Out to Hispanic, Black, Asian Voters, Even After Midterm Elections

On Tuesday, Reince Preibus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, said that the party should always be reaching out to minority communities.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - AUGUST 13: Elva Arely Chavez Puac, 16 years old and originally from Guatemala, (L) stand with her mother Micla Puac as she speaks during an Immigration Field Hearing held by U.S. Rep Joe Garcia (D-FL) and Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) at Br

Senior New York Lawmaker Visits Immigration Court for Screening of Undocumented Children

New York Public Advocate Trish James visited immigration court this week for the screening of refugee children from Central America.
Wendy Nunez, originally from Honduras, holds her daughter, Gianella Hernandez, as she attends an Immigration Field Hearing held by U.S. Rep Joe Garcia (D-FL) and Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) at Broward College on August 13, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Obama Administration Working on Immigration Reform Executive Action

Several reports show the Obama Administration is working behind the scenes on how to make good on his pledge to break the congressional gridlock over immigration reform.
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Alaska Senate Candidate Joe Miller Says US 'Can't Allow' Amnesty

Based on polling data, Joe Miller is in third place for the Alaska Republican Senate nomination, but it hasn't deterred the candidate from changing his stance on immigration.

Food Prices On the Rise in Russia Following Ban on Western Food Imports

Food prices are rising in Russia, but it could reverse
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More Millennial Entrepreneurs Likely to Vote in 2014 Midterm Elections Than 2012, 'Skeptical' of Political Parties

More millennials are planning to vote this November than in 2012, yet the demographic's turnout is still lower than any other age group.
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Residents of Latin American Feel Least Safe in Global Survey, Fueling Undocumented Immigration from Region

Latin American residents stated they feel less safe in their region compared to other regions worldwide. Latin American security concerns could result in an increase of undocumented immigrants migrating north to the U.S.

Kansas Senator Pat Roberts: Many Older Unaccompanied Central American Minors Are 'Mules' Misinformed by Drug Cartels

On Monday, Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts blamed the influx of Central American children crossing the border on misinformation from drug cartels.
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Immigration Rights, DACA Could Impact Nebraska Governor Race, State's Hispanic Population to Hit 25 Percent by 2050

Nebraska's small but growing Latino population and its views on the immigration debate could play a role in the state's gubernatorial race.
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Sarah Palin Weighs in on Alaska Primary Race

There are two red state primary elections on Tuesday -- Alaska and Wyoming. In Alaska there is a heated contest to determine which Republican candidate will face incumbent Senator Mark Begich (D). Alaska will be a critical state in the midterm elections for determining which party has control of the Senate.

Watch Chris Christie Dance Onstage With Jamie Foxx [Video]

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has proven that he's not afraid to let loose and get down on the dance floor.
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