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Another Government Agency Drops The BlackBerry

Reuters | Posted 12.22.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) said it will end its contract with BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd in favor o...

WATCH: Freezing Water Droplets Take Incredible Shape

| Posted 10.17.2012 | Science

By Gretchen Cuda Kroen Frozen water droplets take on a whole new shape when they freeze: Instead of staying round, they form a pointy tip, and eve...

'Torture Memo' Author Accuses Obama Of Violating Constitution

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

John Yoo, the George W. Bush-era Justice Department lawyer who penned so-called "Torture memos" authorizing controversial interrogation techniques, ac...

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Mississippi Joins Lawsuit Against Obama Immigration Policy | Elise Foley | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The state of Mississippi joined a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration over its decision to stop deporting some undocument...

Ex-Lovers Battle In $16 Million Suit Over Prostitution Site

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.10.2012 | Crime

Ruzilya Khusnutdinova says she is no prostitute -- and those who present her as such will have to pay. Big. Khusnutdinova, 24, is suing her ex-boyf...

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California Governor Vetoes Pro-Immigrant Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill late Sunday to make California the "anti-Arizona" on immigration enforcement, after a long fig...

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Same-Sex Couples To Be Officially Considered Families In Deportation Decisions | Elise Foley | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Thursday that she will instruct immigration agents to consider same-sex ...

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...

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California Legislature Votes To Severely Limit Cooperation With Immigration Program | 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...

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House Republicans Make Puzzling Accusation | 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...

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Immigration Agents Sue Federal Government Over Deferred Action | 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...

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Federal Immigrant Program Costs Los Angeles Millions | 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...

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

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House Dems Call Again For Immigration Equality | 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

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

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Steve King To Janet Napolitano: See You In Litigation | 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?