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Letterman Should Call Himself Letterperson from Now On

Catie Lazarus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Catie Lazarus

Sarah, how creepy is it that NOW is jumping on your bandwagon? Trying to be friends with the alpha popular princess by sweeping abortion, pay parity, stem cell research under the rug!

HuffPost Review: Which Way Home

Liz O'Neill Dennison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Liz O'Neill Dennison

Children make up roughly five percent of illegal migrants traveling to the United States alone, and the footage Rebecca Camisa's film crew manages to catch is staggering.

The Harrowing Journey North with Rebecca Cammisa's Which Way Home

Matthew-Lee Erlbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matthew-Lee Erlbach

"Many people think that migrants just easily appear at the U.S. border," said Camissa. "But the tough journey begins at the Mexico-Guatemala border."

Deporting American Citizens: ICE's Mexican-izing of Mark Lyttle

Jacqueline Stevens, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacqueline Stevens, Ph.D.

ICE has been deporting over a million people each year. Most are Mexican citizens residing here without legal status. But thousands of those being detained and even deported are US citizens.

Palin Supports Corsi: District 9 Is a Documentary

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

An indignant Palin immediately released a series of searing Facebook status updates denouncing the impending alien immigrant infestation as "icky" and "un-American,"

GOP Risks Alienating Latinos By Scapegoating Immigrants in Health Care Debate

The Washington Independent | DAPHNE EVIATAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As a leading immigration restrictionist group today opens a conference highlighting the costs of immigrants to the nation's health care system, critic...

Weekly Immigration Wire: Healthcare and the Undocumented

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Right-Wing pundits are polluting constructive dialogue about health care reform, many times citing immigration as mark against it.

Is Now the Right Time for Immigration Reform? Chuck Schumer, the Sensenbrenner in Liberal's Clothes

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anis Shivani

The Schumer mandate for the undocumented to register within a short period of time, or else be permanently barred from becoming U.S. residents, is a prime example of the law run amok.

The Gates Affair: Why We Care

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Bruno Sanz

Inheritance is White, poor credit scores, Black. A missing woman is White and a fugitive on the loose is Black.

White House To Announce Plans For "Truly Civil" Immigrant Detention System

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration intends to announce an ambitious plan on Thursday to overhaul the much-criticized way the nation detains immigration violator...

Obama Keeps Tough Immigration Policies Despite Promise To Break From Bush

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After early pledges by President Obama that he would moderate the Bush administration's tough policy on immigration enforcement, his administration is...

Joe Arpaio

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — The self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff in America" has never gotten so much resistance from the federal government. The Homeland Secur...

The Invisible Face of Immigration

Irasema Garza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irasema Garza

Women immigrants are facing impossible choices daily: put up with abuse, or sacrifice their only life line to economic security for themselves and their families.

Mexico Drug War: Asylum Seekers Increasingly Turned Away By US Immigration Courts

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Todd Bensman | GlobalPost SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Their stories may be heart-rending. Their experiences may seem unimaginable. Their lives may st...

Illegal People: An Island of Rationality

Hector E. Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hector E. Sanchez

The hostility of globalization forces corporate management to compete for the cheapest possible products at the expense of exploited workers.

Italy Illegal Immigration Crackdown Draws Fire

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new law in Italy seeks to impose harsh penalties on illegal immigrants in a country that has been considered a bastion for safe, illegal refuge in E...

Greenbacks for Green Cards

Michael Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Burns

I believe selling one million green cards to a group of sponsored illegal immigrants for $10,000 apiece over the next few years is a potentially great idea.

Obama Revives Bush Plan To Seek Out Illegal Workers

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama will abandon a controversial immigration crackdown, sought by his predecessor, to pressure U.S. companies to fire 9 million workers wi...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Amat Escalante on Los Bastardos

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Los Bastardos is a spare and brutal survey of the suburban wasteland.

WATCH: What Ever Happened to the Horrible Scary Illegal Immigrants??

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp


Haitian Boat Capsizing Kills 9; 16 Rescued

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MIAMI — Searchers racing to find more survivors from an overloaded boat that sank off Florida expanded their target area farther north over the ...

Swine Flu Stirs Hate

Teresa Puente | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Teresa Puente

Networks need to put the actual numbers into perspective -- swine flu vs. regular flu. So far you're more likely to die from the regular flu.

AZ Sheriff: Schools Employees Should Question Children About their Legal Status

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marlene H. Phillips

If Sheriff Clarence Dupnik gets his way, children in Arizona schools may be asked to answer questions that have nothing to do with reading, writing and arithmetic.

McCain's Hometown Sheriff Ditches McCain For The Colbert Report

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Sheriff Joe, who is famous for his reality show, tent-based jails, and large contingent of immigration enforcement officers, says he never intended to appear before McCain and other senators at Monday's hearing.

Amnesty for Immigrants is a Good Thing

Donna Schaper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Donna Schaper

Immigrants, even undocumented ones, are an economic asset, according to just about every government study and economist.