Laws & Immigration

Montana Senator John Walsh Ends Re-election Campaign

Democrats' chances of holding on to the Montana seat and the Senate overall have deteriorated further with Sen. John Walsh's decision to drop out of the U.S. Senate race.
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Minority Turnout: Federal Judge Upholds North Carolina's New GOP-Backed Voter Law

A federal judge has upheld a new Republican-backed voting law in North Carolina that critics say will suppress minority voter turnout.

Obama: No Timetable for End of Iraq Airstrikes

U.S. began firing on Iraq to protect U.S. personnel and Iraqi religious minorities

Texas Gun Shows: Proposal to Sell Alcohol

Plan would only allow booze at shows without live ammunition

James Brady: Former White House Press Secretary's Death Ruled a Homicide

James Brady, former White House press secretary, died Monday from wounds inflicted during an assassination attempt on the president in 1981.

GOP Unanimously Chooses Cleveland for 2016 Republican National Convention: Party Still Must Raise $60M

Cleveland will host the 2016 Republican National Convention in late June.
Immigration activists march against deportations on August 2, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of people marched from the National Mall to Freedom Plaza and to the White House, showing their support against deportations.

Latino Advocacy Groups and Polling Firm Disappointed by House Republican Immigration Bills

On Aug. 1, House Republicans voted on two bills concerning immigration policy after months of inaction. However, neither bill was the comprehensive reform bill immigration activists were hoping for.
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Dante & Chiara de Blasio Land Unpaid Internships with the City of New York

Like many teenagers, the children of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will spend part of the summer working at an unpaid internship.
Chiquis Rivera

Chiquis Rivera, Lenny de la Rosa & More Show Support For Undocumented Children

The social media campaign is backed by many Latino celebrities.

New Washington Post/ABC News Poll Finds Over 60 Percent of Women, Latinos and Millennials Have Negative View of GOP

Only 29 percent of Latinos favor the GOP, and 65 percent don't. Numbers are much better for Democrats, with 61 percent of Latinos viewing them favorably and 33 percent unfavorably.

President Obama Signs Bill Overhauling Veterans' Health Care

The $16.3 billion legislation aims to improve health care at VA clinics
President Barack Obama

President Obama Considering Unilateral Action on Immigration Reform

President Obama said Wednesday that he is considering taking unilateral action to handle the immigration crisis at the border, as well as to ensure corporate fiscal responsibility.
Anti Immigrant Demonstrators Rally In Washington

Undocumented Immigrants 'Threaten' Traditional US Beliefs, Customs and Economy, Says Poll

Polling data revealed Americans are "threatened" by undocumented immigrants coming into the U.S. The poll, conducted by Reuters and Ipsos, found 75 percent of Americans view undocumented immigrants as a problem for the country's beliefs and customs.
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North Carolina Gov. Says Too Many Unaccompanied Minors Can Hurt State, Invokes 'Dismay' From Immigrant Advocates

Immigration rights groups attacked North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory for his comments regarding the unaccompanied minors, mostly Central Americans, being sent to reside in his state.

Russian Students Send Racist Birthday Message to President Obama at US Embassy in Moscow

Message comes at a time when U.S.-Russian relations are falling apart
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Alabama Republican Mo Brooks Explains His 'Hyperbole' of Democrats' 'War on Whites,' Says Obama 'Divides Us All'

Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Huntsville, continues to explain his idea of democrats waging a "war on whites."
Rand Paul

Sen. Rand Paul Explains Exit from Undocumented Immigrants, Rep. Steve King DACA Confrontation

A video of two undocumented immigrants confronting Rep. Steve King, R-IA, went viral, but one notable aspect of the meeting is Sen. Rand Paul, R-KY, leaving the scene.
Sen. Pat Roberts

GOP Establishment Wins Big in Tuesday's Primaries

Established GOP candidates saw big wins against tea party newcomers in Tuesday's primary elections.
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