Politics

People's Climate March, New York City, Sept. 21, 2014

Over 400,000 Rally Against Climate Change, Photos and Video From NYC March

Organizers of the People's Climate March in New York City were anticipating 100,000 people on Sunday. The actual turnout was quadruple that, with over 400,000 people attending.
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ICE Agent Shares 'Humanitarian Mission' But Immigrant Rights' Groups Offer Different Accounts

Hundreds of undocumented immigrant women and children are in detention facilities across the U.S., and providing the medical needs of the individuals may be a demanding task for the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, but one ICE agent has been credited to saving the life of a little girl's life.
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Women's Midterm Election Vote 'Crucial' For Equal Opportunities, Rights, Says Hillary Clinton

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made another public appearance and urged women to be engaged in the political process in order to advance women's rights.
Reporters interview an undocumented immigrant outside the locked offices of Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) with other members from the immigrant youth-led organization United We Dream as they demonstrate against lawmakers who do not support an end to deporta

Immigration Reform Would Help US Economy, Says House Speaker John Boehner: 'Sooner We Do It, The Better'

The House of Representatives has not passed an immigration reform bill, but Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH, said legislation would help the country's economy.
Afghans Prepare For Securing Country's April 5 Election

Presidential Election: Afghanistan Creates New Executive Position, Shared-Power Agreement

Afghanistan creates new executive position, shared-power agreement
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iOS/Android: Apps Increasingly Help to Form Political Views, Provide Insight

Apps increasingly helping to form political views, provide insight
Police Cordon Off Aquiles Gomez' Home

Knights Templar Drug War: Cartel's Top Leader Aquiles Gomez Found Dead in Mexico

Gomez was discovered dead in his house in Lazaro Cardenas by Mexican police on Friday.
Selling Mitch McConnell: What's love got to do with it?

Selling Mitch McConnell: What's love got to do with it?

Mitch McConnell is hardly a lovable guy. The Republican leader in the U.S. Senate has a dour public persona and many of his constituents don't view him as a "real Kentuckian," according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll that underscores what his election campaign already knows - McConnell has an image problem.
Naturalization Ceremony Held At Annual League Of United Latin American Citizens Convention

Women's Leadership Forum: Latinas Feel Unrepresented at Democratic National Committee Event

Latinas feel unrepresented at Women's Leadership Forum of Democratic National Commitee event
Immigrants Become US Citizens During Naturalization Ceremony At Liberty State Park

Immigration Assistance' Organizations Scammed Millions from Immigrants, Deadline to File Claims Approaches

There is still time for people to file claims for compensation after they were scammed out of thousands of dollars by two of the nation's largest immigration service organizations.
President Barack Obama on his immigration reform agenda in the White House Rose Garden, June 30, 2014

White House Intruder: Secret Service Launches Investigation After Break-In

Secret service is investigating how a man was able to make it pass security and run to the front doors of the White House before being apprehended on Friday.
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National Latino Voter Registration Campaign Prepares Second 'Push' on National Registration Day

A major online drive for voter registration, notably geared toward the Latino community, is scheduled to take place with the help of approximately 75 national organizations.
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House, Senate Pass Defense Authorization for Syrian Rebels Against Islamic State, Obama 'Pleased' With Bipartisan Support

Putting aside their political affiliations, Congress has passed authorization to combat the Islamic State militant group before going on recess, and it is ready for President Barack Obama's signature.

US Border Patrol to Test Body Cameras on Agents

Agency testing cameras as possible response to use-of-force incidents
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'It's On Us' Campaign: Obama Administration Launches Initiative to Combat College Campus Sexual Assaults

On Friday, the Obama Administration launched a new campaign to combat sexual assaults on college campuses.
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President Barack Obama Nominates Maria Echaveste as New US Ambassador to Mexico with Ties to Immigration

President Barack Obama announced new nominations for "key" administrative posts including a new U.S. ambassador to Mexico.
Migrant worker Victor Parra of Mexico hangs Burley tobacco grown by Tucker Farms in a tobacco barn to start the leaves' six week curing process September 9, 2013 in Pleasureville, Kentucky.

Immigration Reform, Amnesty Factors in Close Kentucky Senate Race

Approximately two weeks after President Barack Obama announced his delay on immigration executive action, the pro-McConnell group Kentucky Opportunity Coalition released a 30-second video described as "Obama and Grimes. Two liberals for amnesty. Too liberal for us."
Naturalization Ceremony Held In Chicago's Daley Plaza

New York, Los Angeles & Chicago Create Joint Program for Immigrant Citizenship

More evidence of local politicians being more sensitive to the requirements of their immigrant populations and taking bold actions to support immigrants while the U.S. government delays immigration reform: New York is joining Chicago and Los Angeles to launch a national campaign for citizenship.
Immigrant Rights Group Protest Secure Communities Program

New York Sheriff Refusing to Detain Immigrants Without Warrant

Long Island Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent F. De Marco issued a memorandum last week to all personnel not to hold an inmate "soley on an ICE detainer" unless Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued a warrant.
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