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What Does a Record Arctic Thaw Mean?

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.21.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

If greenhouse gases continue to rise, all models predict that the planet is headed to a future with an Arctic that is ice-free in the summer. The predictions of when this will occur vary by model, from as soon as a decade or two from now to closer to the end of the century.

What Does a Record Arctic Thaw Mean?

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.21.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

It's now official: The 2012 Arctic summer sea ice melt blows past the previous record low. According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, "Arctic...

And Pigs "May" Fly

Hector Villagra | Posted 11.20.2012 | Los Angeles
Hector Villagra

John Morton, the director of U.S. Immigrations and Enforcement (ICE), has suggested that policies that restrict compliance with immigration detainers "may" violate federal law. If he thinks this is true of the TRUST Act, I can say, "Yes, and pigs 'may' fly."

Obama Administration Official Resigns Amid Misconduct Claims

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A senior Obama administration political appointee and longtime aide to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano resigned Saturd...

Elise Foley

California Legislature Votes To Severely Limit Cooperation With Immigration Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bill that would drastically reduce California's participation in a key immigration enforcement program passed through the state Assemb...

Elise Foley

House Republicans Make Puzzling Accusation

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Judiciary Committee unleashed its latest attack Friday on the Obama administration for its immigration enforcement: a claim th...

Elise Foley

Immigration Agents Sue Federal Government Over Deferred Action

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona immigration law author and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is representing 10 immigration agents in a lawsuit filed Thursd...

Elise Foley

Federal Immigrant Program Costs Los Angeles Millions

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Los Angeles County is spending more than $26 million a year to hold undocumented immigrants under a federal immigration enforcement init...

Elise Foley

Deferred Action Applications To Cost $465, Won't Lead To Enforcement Proceedings

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Young undocumented immigrants who apply for deferred action under a new Obama administration policy can be confident that the informatio...

Elise Foley

House Dems Call Again For Immigration Equality

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON --- More than 80 House Democrats called Wednesday for the government to officially state that same-sex relationships would be considered in...

7 Icy Cocktails To Keep You Cool This Summer

Imbibe | Posted 09.18.2012 | Taste
Imbibe

Crushed, cubed, sphered and speared, ice is an essential cocktail element, and never more so than when the mercury rises.

Elise Foley

Steve King To Janet Napolitano: See You In Litigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) thanked Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Thursday for making her first appearance bef...

U.S. Citizen Sues After Being Mistaken For Undocumented Immigrant Under Secure Communities

Posted 07.10.2012 | Latino Voices

A Chicago-area U.S. citizen is suing the feds after he was reportedly held for two months in a maximum security prison when he was misidentified as an...

ICE Agent Stable After Being Shot In South Texas

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 07.03.2012 | Latino Voices

HARGILL, Texas -- A federal immigration agent who was shot while taking part in a criminal investigation near a rural South Texas town early Tuesday w...

Mother Claims Son's Death Has Ties To Fast And Furious Controversy

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

By Jared Taylor BROWNSVILLE, Texas, June 29 (Reuters) - The mother of a U.S. federal agent shot to death in Mexico last year said Frid...

'It Was A Horrible Mistake'

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

By Paul M. Ingram TUCSON, Ariz. June 29 (Reuters) - A former U.S. federal immigration agent was sentenced to 30 months in prison on Fr...

Families Of Two U.S. Immigration Agents Shot In Mexico Seek Answers

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 06.30.2012 | Latino Voices

BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- The families of two U.S. immigration agents shot more than a year ago on a Mexican highway renewed their demand Friday that the ...

Phantom of a DREAM

Aggie R. Hoffman | Posted 06.23.2012 | Latino Voices
Aggie R. Hoffman

So, why was such fanfare made of this two year provision? Was it the EAD? Was this election year politics? Is this a peace offering by President Obama for not tackling promised immigration reform during his first two years in office?

Washington Politics Remains Uncomfortable With Latino Affairs

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 08.11.2012 | Latino Voices
Pablo Manriquez

Like a pimple between the shoulder blades of the American body politic, this election year Latinos rise beyond the reach of both left and right.

Elise Foley

House GOP Votes To Defund Obama Immigration Efforts

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House voted on Thursday to kill nearly every action by the Obama administration to reform the immigration enforcement system, approv...

House Passes Homeland Security Spending Bill With Anti-Abortion Rider

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Homeland Security spending bill approved by the GOP-led House on Thursday includes a provision to bar Immigration and Customs En...

Elise Foley

D.C. Resists U.S. Immigration Mandate

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia council members said they plan to act swiftly on Tuesday to defy a federal immigration enforcement program the city...

Operation Cross Check and the detention of Martin Berrospe Yepez

Fernando Romero | Posted 07.30.2012 | Latino Voices
Fernando Romero

I am not arguing for, or trying to prevent ICE from removing batterers, gang members or actual violent criminal offenders. I argue that we allow people like Martin to have the opportunity to legalize their status in this country so that he's able to get up on a Saturday morning and go to work without the fear of being torn apart from our community.

E.T. Secrets Hide Beneath Ice On Earth, Scientists Say

Posted 05.29.2012 | Science

Microbes living at the edges of Arctic ice sheets could help researchers pinpoint evidence for similar microorganisms that may have evolved on Mars,...

Sheriff Accused Of Suggesting Domestic Abuse Victims For Deportation

Posted 05.22.2012 | Denver

According to a release today from the American Civil Liberties Union, the Garfield County Sheriff's Office in Colorado has been turning over domestic ...