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Congress approves VA, highway bills

WASHINGTON — Congress approved a bipartisan, $16 billion measure to clean up after a scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and a second bill to prevent a cutoff in highway funding gained final passage in the Senate. Both were sent to President Obama for his signature.

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Ruth Marcus: Those other guys did it

Ruth Marcus: Those other guys did it

Ted Cruz places the blame for political dysfunction solely on Democrats.

July 31, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

Speaker of the House John Boehner is calling for a vote Thursday on the House’s “common-sense solution.”

July 29, 2014 1:39 pmLoading…
House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

WASHINGTON — House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home.

July 29, 2014 1:39 pmLoading…
Alejandro Miquiztli Valenzuela: TPD must change SB 1070 practices substantially, as S. Tucson did

Alejandro Miquiztli Valenzuela: TPD must change SB 1070 practices substantially, as S. Tucson did

Last year police officers in South Tucson unlawfully detained me and hauled me to a Border Patrol station so that they could check my immigration status.

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Most people deported through Arizona caught at border

Most people deported through Arizona caught at border

Nearly 80 percent of Arizona deportations last fiscal year came from people caught at the border — higher than the 64 percent nationwide, data from Immigration and Customs Enforcement show.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Maurice "Mo" Goldman: Is Immigration Reform Still Possible in 2013?

Maurice "Mo" Goldman: Is Immigration Reform Still Possible in 2013?

Immigration reform efforts are reaching a critical time as we near the end of 2013 and with the turn of the calendar a congressional midterm election year is looming.

November 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Más que un comentario: El colmo de la desfachatez

En el "autoanálisis" que los republicanos están actualmente llevando a cabo para explicar y supuestamente corregir las causas de su sorprendente derrota en la elección presidencial (la sorpresa fue únicamente para ellos, y ahí comienza el problema) destaca la "epifanía" relacionada con la in…

November 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Ill. lawmaker in Tucson to encourage 'Dreamers'

Ill. lawmaker in Tucson to encourage 'Dreamers'

U.S. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill., right, congratulates Tucsonan Carlos Martinez, one of the first people to get a work permit under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

October 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Ill. lawmaker in Tucson to encourage 'Dreamers'

Ill. lawmaker in Tucson to encourage 'Dreamers'

Looking to boost the spirits of undocumented youths in Arizona - the state the rest of the nation often sees as the crux of the immigration debate - a congressman told a group of students that the fight for legalization has just begun.

October 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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