| Jun 5, 2013
| 12:57 PM
In less than a week, Connecticut effectively gave U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (and the Obama Administration) a slap in the face and then backhanded them for good measure.
The first hit was the General Assembly’s approval of allowing...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:19 AM
President Barack Obama came home to Chicago on Wednesday to raise money for Democratic congressional candidates as part of his party's push to take back control of the House and preserve Democrats' majority in the Senate next year.
While potentially a...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:48 PM
More than 100 demonstrators over various subjects waved signs and chanted outside the Chicago Hilton hotel where President Obama will attend a fundraiser tonight, hours after arrests were made there.
About half had gathered to express their...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:03 PM
President Barack Obama is back in Chicago tonight for a pair of fundraisers as Democrats try to capture the House and defend the Senate next year. During his 15-minute remarks at the Hilton, Obama said he's willing to work with Republicans, but said he...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Thursday provded to be a double winner for immigration reform activists in this state.
A federal judge temporarily halted the deportation of Jose Maria Islas, an undocumented immigrant whose case has become a rallying cry for activists. And the state...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:32 PM
WASHINGTON -- Differences over whether immigrants should be deported for failing to have health insurance or pay their healthcare bills have stalled a bipartisan group of House lawmakers, who blew past a self-imposed Thursday deadline as they pressed...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Jose Maria Islas, whose immigration case has become a rallying cry for Connecticut activists, has been arrested by federal authorities and is now headed for deportation.
He case has sparked demonstrations, outrage and letters from several members of...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:30 PM
>> 50 Years Ago — BRAWLEY — What is believed to be the first octopus ever to be found in the Salton Sea was discovered Sunday by a 12-year-old Brawley boy.
The baby octopus, with tentacles six to eight inches long, was found swimming in...
| May 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
WASHINGTON – Many Latinos say they are less likely than before to report crimes because local police are increasingly involved in enforcing immigration laws, leading to a sharp increase in deportations, according to a new study.
About 44% of...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:21 AM
Several thousand demonstrators marched through downtown Chicago on Wednesday, banging drums and chanting loudly in support of comprehensive federal immigration reforms that many think could be passed by Congress this year.
"Now is the time!" the crowd...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Jose Maria Islas, whoseimmigration case has galvanized activists and reformers in Connecticut, will be joining Gov. Dannel Malloy and U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro Wednesday for a major protest march in New Haven.
The only reason Islas, an undocumented...