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Elise Foley

Immigration Agency Fails To End Criticism Over Family Detention

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration and Customs Enforcement attempted on Wednesday to mitigate growing complaints over its detention of women and children. But ...

Immigration Legislation Is Dead -- Now What?

Ryan Campbell | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
Ryan Campbell

You don't need a crystal ball to see that immigration-reform legislation is dead. It is consistently one of the most difficult topics for any country to tackle, and we have the most dysfunctional, do-nothing Congress in U.S. history.

The Brutal Spending of the Border Surge: Can the House Do Better?

Ryan Campbell | Posted 11.17.2013 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

This money poured out for something unnecessary to anyone other than Republican politicians who need to save face in front of primary voters comes from somewhere important, like meals for impoverished seniors.

Breathing in Our Dead and the Spirit of Immigration Reform

Roberto Lovato | Posted 09.24.2013 | Latino Voices
Roberto Lovato

Two weeks after I visited Tucson, the smell in the freezer inspires the will to peace, the necessary will to end the war -- in this case, the war on immigrants.

7 Ways Around the Border Wall

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.15.2013 | Latino Voices

Immigration hawks appear to have put their faith in securing the border behind a beefed up, Berlin Wall-esque, double-layered, drone-patrolled fen...

This Is Where The Flood Of 'Border Surge' Spending Would Go

Los Angeles Times | Joseph Tanfani and Brian Bennett | Posted 07.16.2013 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON - A plan to check fingerprints of foreigners leaving the United States is popular in Congress - but not at the Department of Homeland Secur...

7 Reasons The 'Border Surge' Is A Bad Idea

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.27.2013 | Latino Voices

The U.S. Senate voted Monday to adopt an amendment calling for a so-called "border surge" that would double the size of the Border Patrol, mandate...

'Border Surge' Backlash

Arizona Daily Star | Perla Trevizo | Posted 06.25.2013 | Latino Voices

Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake might have won some additional support from fellow Republicans for the immigration reform bill, but in the pr...

Sam Stein

Rand Paul Says He'll Oppose Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An amendment to put $30 billion towards border security, including 20,000 more agents along the border, is not enough to convince Sen. R...