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Deported Undocumented Immigrants Face Shattered Lives
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: deportation, "undocumented immigrants", Mexicans, immigration, "Immigrant Rights" )

- 2066 days ago -
Over the past 5 years, deportations from US to Mexico have increased 60%. Many of those caught up in the immigration crackdown have few ties to their "native" land.
McCain's Immigration Flip Flop
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John McCain, immigration, Latinos, borders, Campaign 2008, flip flopper )

- 2127 days ago -
"I don't think [McCain] can appease the hard-core xenophobes and convince the Latinos he is standing up for them at the same time, I think he has to pick a side and make it clear. Is he going after the votes of the xenophobes?" said Cecilia Munoz,
Fox News: Laura Ingraham: Latinos Aren't Americans   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FOx News, Bill O'Reilly, Laura Ingraham, Latino, immigration, politics, ethics, bigots, racists, right wingnuts, Christians )

- 2179 days ago -
substituting for Bill O'Reilly, conservative radio host Laura Ingraham made a point in a discussion of immigration to note that someone can be "American OR Latino". Because surely nobody could be both, right?
Immigration, Outsourced
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, outlaw sheriff )

- 2204 days ago -
To see how unhinged things have become, it pays to zero in on the squalid doings in Maricopa County, Ariz. It is run by the county sheriff, Joe Arpaio, who has built a national reputation for toughness through years of cruelty to prison inmates and an ins
World's Nicest Man
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, no-fly list, terrorists, anti-Muslim profiling )

- 2204 days ago -
How do we welcome him into the US? Why, detain him and confiscate his passport, of course. What else do you do with a Muslim, even if he is a Nobel Peace Prize candidate?
Sexual Abuse Fueled By Abusive Immigration Language
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Women's rights, immigration )

- 2206 days ago -
Describing immigrants in dehumanizing terms like "illegals" turns immigrant women into targets for sexist oppressors, from anti-choicers to rapists.
Major Grower Ends Crop, Lacking Workers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, usa )

- 2220 days ago -
"A lot of people think with immigration that we're talking about immigrants taking jobs from others. Let me tell you, there is no local labor that is going to go out and harvest those tomatoes in 90-degree temperatures except our immigrant labor," Eckel s
GOP Lobbyist Had No Work Permit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration )

- 2252 days ago -
A former California Republican Party official who resigned last year in a controversy over his immigration status had no valid visa or work permit during his high-profile career as a Washington lobbyist for conservative icon Grover Norquist, newly filed c
Immigrant Bashing for Colonial Control
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Immigration, colonialism, corporatism, slavery )

- 2282 days ago -
Colonial administration always relies on creating dissension between subjugated "native" tribes and populations. The fundamental white-power core of the American ruling class manages the nation in the colonial style.
Privatized Prisons for Immigrants: The Expansion Continues
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, borders, prisons )

- 2287 days ago -
The rise of the prison-industrial complex is one the most disturbing things going on in this country, and like the military-industrial complex, both major parties are implicated in the human rights abuses taking place in the name of border security.
NY County Clerks Rebel Against Governor's Plan to License Illegals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: illegal aliens, immigration, drivers license, homeland security, county heroes, government )

- 2389 days ago -
New York's County Clerks say they will not cooperate with Governor Spitzer's plan to issue driver's licenses to illegal aliens and will refuse to issue the licenses from their offices... Video Report
ICE Bungles Raid in Idaho
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, raids, ICE )

- 2405 days ago -
Immigration agents seize 20 suspected illegal aliens. ACLU investigating to see if civil rights were violated. "They pounded on my door so hard that my walls shook," said Dana Ayala, a Filipino native and U.S. citizen...."
Mexican Trucks Granted Authority to Operate in U.S.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, safety, immigration )

- 2419 days ago -
The Bush administration granted authority late on Thursday for long haul Mexican trucks to operate anywhere in the United States, launching a one-year pilot program that some members of Congress, labor and consumer groups assert shortchanges safety.
USA: States Tackle Immigration as National Moves Fail
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Immigration, illegal entry, illegal immigrants, state laws, accountability, enforcement, English )

- 2451 days ago -
Frustrated at Washington's failure to tackle immigration reform at a national level, state legislatures are passing a growing number of local laws on immigration, according to a report released on Monday.
Bush's Sarcastic Response Sends a Girl Into Tears
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, politics, immigration, students, tears, sarcasm )

- 2476 days ago -
Although his biting sarcasm in response to unfriendly questions can make members of the White House press corps grumble under their breath, President Bush got a different reaction from a 13-year-old girl who asked about immigration during a forum in Ohio

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