Tag: immigration

U.S. foreign policy led to border crisis

U.S. foreign policy led to border crisis

| July 27, 2014

By Bill Fletcher Jr. NNPA Columnist I have been increasingly concerned by the near hysteria in connection with the Central American immigrant children who have attempted to enter the USA, fleeing from poverty, crime and violence. The political Right in the USA is trying to make this the defining moment in their attacks on the […]

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Some harsh truths behind the immigration debate

Some harsh truths behind the immigration debate

| July 22, 2014

By Brenda Robinson Politics are as American as apple pie. We expect any United States Congress and any U.S. president to engage in politics, reading the pulse of voters, in most cases, before making decisions or setting policy. However, there are situations so crucial and potentially counterproductive that politics must take a back seat for the […]

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White Houses refuses comment on Justin Bieber deportation petition

White Houses refuses comment on Justin Bieber deportation petition

| April 19, 2014

Everyone has their priorities. We just hope by passing on this one, the Obama administration hasn’t seriously compromised national security by letting this agent of other worldly forces stay in America! (But, in all fairness and seriousness, some people have argued that if Mr. Bieber were not rich and famous, immigration officials would have tossed […]

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Jeb Bush: Immigration is ‘not a felony’ but ‘an act of love’

Jeb Bush: Immigration is ‘not a felony’ but ‘an act of love’

| April 7, 2014

Uh oh. The younger Mr. Bush might be securing political support among Hispanic voters but the sentiment sounds sincere and sensical. Of course, this isn’t going to endear him to the extreme right wing of the Republican Party. Will “compassion” be an asset in future political contests? Jeb Bush: Immigration is ‘not a felony’ but […]

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