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Obama: Will He Cut Deportations or Stand Idle?

Ryan Campbell | Posted 05.13.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

The criticism from the immigrant rights community has been quiet for a long time as they tried to press Congress. Now, pressure on the President is coming to bear as a legislative solution seems increasingly unlikely, and relief is around five years and almost 2 million deportations late.

"Lost in Detention" Shows Broken System

Voto Latino | Posted 12.23.2011 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

It appears the administration will continue doing "the stuff they've asked for," and get nothing in return, except for even more broken families and scorn from the congressmen they're trying to appease.

Good and Bad News on Jane Harman: Why Her Voice in Congress Matters

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

I wish Jane Harman well and congratulate her on her new post at the Wilson Center -- but I think it's also fair to lament some fronts where the nation will be worse off for her departure.

From My Family to Yours: Immigrant Youth Shout Out

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

This week thousands of children will gather in small and large cities in the United States and Mexico to ask Congress to push immigration reform forward and keep families together.

We All Live in Arizona: On May Day, ICE Dogs, and the Future of NYC (PHOTOS)

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

There's a world of difference between New York County and Maricopa County. But that didn't stop somebody from dispatching ICE agents with dogs to surround the protests at the end of Saturday's march.

New Detention Rules Show Promise and Problems

Jonathan Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Horowitz

After years of blundered war-time detention policy, the U.S. military has finally revamped its way of deciding who should be detained and released in Afghanistan.

New Rules on Night Raids a Good Start

Jonathan Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jonathan Horowitz

As night raids have been counterproductive to some of the top goals the international community has set out to achieve in Afghanistan, McChrystal's latest directive is welcome, though imperfect.

Fix Night Raids in Afghanistan

Jonathan Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jonathan Horowitz

While international forces in Afghanistan have killed fewer civilians in 2009 than in previous years many Afghans still feel abused and angry. One of the main reasons is night raids.

Jason Linkins

Sarah Palin Battles The Internet (And The Rest Of Your Scritti Politti)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

My advice to Sarah Palin would be to do as the old ad copy said: Never let them see you sweat. Don't get involved in a land war with David Letterman.