Monthly Archives: March 2016

Primaries shift focus to Immigration

  As the two parties move away from Ohio and Florida and into Arizona, it is likely immigration will take the forefront as the main topic at issue. Both of the Democratic runners, Clinton and Sanders have made their stance … Continue reading

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GOP Approves Amicus Brief in Immigration case

  While Zuckerberg’s own brief stalls in the process, the House of Representatives has recently approved the GOP, led by Paul Ryan, to file its own amicus brief to persuade the Supreme Court in the upcoming case reviewing the president’s … Continue reading

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DHS says Stalled Immigration System may be Security Risk

  The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) inspector general, John Roth, stated that the compounding immigration backlog in the country may present a security risk, after several Green Cards and other documents have been sent to the wrong people. According … Continue reading

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Republican Candidates Redouble efforts after Brussels Attack

  Almost immediately after the Brussels terrorist attack yesterday morning, both GOP frontrunners took the opportunity to criticize the current administration’s immigration policies and restate their own stances on the issue. “The first job of the president is to be … Continue reading

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Court Bars Immigration Law from Discriminating against “Habitual Drunkards”

  A federal appeals court Thursday struck down part of an immigration law which impeded the deferment of an undocumented immigrant if he was a “habitual drunkard,” which would place him in poor moral standing. The law itself allows the … Continue reading

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Faith Groups Anxious about Immigration Reform Interviews Report

  Although faith groups have generally supported widespread immigration reform and the apparent plight of incoming immigrants, recent reports published by the Public Religion Research Institute speak of a growing anxiety regarding the impact of immigrants on American culture. Following … Continue reading

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Congressman Jeff Denham’s Immigration Stance under False Attacks

  The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee recently claimed that Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) “has agreed all illegal immigrants should be detained, arrested and deported” in line with Donald Trump’s extremist views on immigration. This comes as especially surprising since Denham … Continue reading

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Obama Defends Executive Immigration Actions from Supreme Court

  Concerning immigration, Obama told the Supreme Court of the United States on Tuesday that he, and the Department of Homeland Security by extension, is allowed to use broad discretion in enforcing deportation policies since Congress does not appropriate enough money to … Continue reading

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