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File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigration Activists Urge Obama To Act Boldly

Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the president acts boldly and soon to curb deportations and allow more immigrants to remain legally in the U.S.

04/15/2014

Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., speaks during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 5, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

DCCC Chair: ‘We’d Rather Pass An Immigration Bill Than Worry About The Election’

An overhaul to the nation’s broken immigration system remains stalled because “the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism,” the head of the House committee to elect Democratic lawmakers said Sunday.

04/15/2014

Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility on April 12, 2014 in Manchester, N.H. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Rand Paul: We ‘Can’t Invite The Whole World’ Inside Our Borders

Sen. Rand Paul says potential White House rival Jeb Bush was inarticulate when he described immigrants who come to the United States illegally as committing an “act of love.”

04/14/2014

Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., speaks during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 5, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dem Rep: Republican Base ‘Animated By Racism’ On Immigration

An overhaul to the nation’s broken immigration system remains stalled because “the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism,” the head of the House committee to elect Democratic lawmakers said Sunday.

04/14/2014

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, New York on Feb. 24, 2014. (credit: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush: ‘It’s Not An American Value To Allow People To Stay In The Shadows’

With a single phrase of compassion for immigrants in the U.S. illegally, Jeb Bush has prompted questions about his viability as a potential presidential contender and underscored how divisive the immigration issue remains for the Republican Party.

04/11/2014

Hillary Clinton tells business leaders in San Francisco she is considering a presidential run. (Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Says She’s Considering Presidential Run In 2016

Mrs. Clinton says she wants to answer why she would run.

04/08/2014

Zeituni Onyango lived in this public housing development in Boston. (Getty Images)

Obama Aunt Who Stayed In U.S. Illegally Dies At 61 

Zeituni Onyango was living in the U.S. illegally after losing an asylum request in 2004.

04/08/2014

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Md. Immigration Case

The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to hear a Frederick County immigration enforcement dispute.

03/24/2014

President Barack Obama speaks prior to signing a presidential memorandum increasing workers' overtime protections during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 13, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: Obama Asked Homeland Security How It Can Conduct Deportation Enforcement ‘More Humanely’

Seeking to pacify frustrated immigration advocates, President Barack Obama is directing the government to find more humane ways to handle deportation for immigrants in the U.S. illegally, the White House said Thursday.

03/14/2014

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D.C. Crime Museum Opens Exhibit With Immigration Agency

The Crime Museum in Washington is opening a new exhibit with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency about the work behind homeland security.

03/05/2014

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