User: newstrust Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Type :: Citizenship
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GOP immigration rebels push forward after Trump promises to veto any bill without wall funding 25.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
House advocates for moderate immigration policies stood at the cusp of forcing votes on bills that would give young undocumented immigrants a pathway to U.S. citizenship - even as President Donald Trump threatened to veto any legislation that did not hew to his hard-line views.
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Moderate Republicans pushing for immigration vote give leaders until June 7 to reach a deal 24.5.2018 LA Times: Nation

Moderate Republicans are giving their colleagues until June 7 to find a legislative fix for the legal status of people brought to the country illegally as children, or they will try to use a special process to force a vote over the GOP leaders’ objections, Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) said Thursday.

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GOP immigration rebels push forward after Trump promises to veto any bill without wall funding 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
“Discharge” petition stands five signatures short of success after two Republicans and six Democrats added their names Thursday.
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It's immigrants in the country without documents who subsidize citizens, not the other way around 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: The Times Editorial Board says now is not the time for California legislators to ask taxpayers to foot the bill to provide healthcare for low-income adults who are not documented.

The editorial fails to recognize how these immigrants have been footing the bill for taxpayers.

When...

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Crackdown on immigrants takes a toll on federal judge: 'I have presided over a process that destroys families' 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions called for "zero tolerance" on immigration enforcement. A federal court in New Mexico offers a glimpse of what that would look like.
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House GOP holds last-ditch immigration talks as showdown looms 24.5.2018 Washington Post
With conservatives and moderates far apart on such crucial provisions as DACA, there is little sign that the warring factions will be able to reach a workable compromise.
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A new U.S.-Mexico border? At the Venice Biennale, imagining a binational region called MEXUS 23.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
With Trump undaunted in his quest to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico, the U.S. pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale will look at issues of citizenship and the border - and the ways in which it remains incredibly porous.
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The Constitution requires a census and State of the Union. Steve Ballmer wants to bring them up to date. 23.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Government has mountains of data on how it spends money - legislators need to understand it and be held accountable for understanding it.
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LAPD Chief Charlie Beck disputes Trump's remark on release of immigrant in U.S. illegally 23.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

In the escalating battle between California officials and President Trump over immigration, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck on Tuesday contested a statement by the president that the LAPD had released an immigrant in the country illegally who then committed a murder.

“They let him go, and...

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Trump travel-ban waivers elusive for citizens of Muslim-majority countries 22.5.2018 Washington Post
The administration has said that the existence of the exemptions demonstrates that the ban is neither racist nor absolute because it allows the neediest to come to the United States. But the State Department declined to say who has received them.
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Israel accuses head of human rights group of anti-Israel activities, orders him to leave 22.5.2018 Washington Post: World
If Omar Shakir is expelled, critics argue that Israel would join a highly undesirable group of nations banning human rights activists.
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Giant predatory worms invaded France, but scientists just noticed them 22.5.2018 Washington Post
Giant predatory worms invaded France, but scientists just noticed them
Border agent questions 2 women for speaking Spanish in Montana 22.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are reviewing an encounter between a Border Patrol agent and two women who were speaking Spanish at a gas station in northern Montana, the agency said Monday.

Allegations have been made before of law enforcement officers in Montana racially profiling...

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Registered and ready to join the elite 17% of voters who rule L.A. 21.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

On June 5, I will join the ruling elite of Los Angeles. It isn’t some coastal cabal or special interest group funded by dark money. It’s a powerful minority called “voters.”

Los Angeles County, with a population of 10.2 million, has 5.1 million registered voters, but during the local elections...

Millions of U.S. citizens don't speak English to one another. That's not a problem. 21.5.2018 Washington Post
Millions of U.S. citizens don't speak English to one another. That's not a problem.
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The Daily 202: Hillary Clinton warns of ‘a full-fledged crisis in our democracy’ at Yale 21.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Vanquished Trump rival quotes from “Fascism” and “On Tyranny” in gloomy speech.
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GOP Rep. Jeff Denham: It's time to force a vote on DACA 21.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Until a few weeks ago, “Queen of the Hill” meant little to anyone. But today, this little-known House rule may be Congress’ best shot at improving our border security and resolving issues with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

President Trump called on Congress to pass a permanent...

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Two doctors with opposing views on expanding Medi-Cal to immigrants here illegally 20.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: We can all agree that in a civilized society, access to quality healthcare should be a right. Far more complicated is determining how to pay for it.

The analysis in your stellar editorial, “Now Is Not the Time to Expand Medi-Cal to Undocumented Adults,” points out that offering “free”...

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California's illegal immigration fight is back, and so are the political pitfalls for Republicans 20.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Few topics have been as incendiary in California as illegal immigration, with intense arguments about whether those who cross borders are a reminder of the American dream or a sign of its demise.

Those past debates — most visible during elections in 1994 and 2010 — may offer some insight into the...

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No, Mr. President, I am not obstructing justice 19.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
I’m fighting for the American promise of “justice for all.”
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