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Immigration

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  • Immigration enforcement gone rogue in 'Border Patrol Nation'

    Immigration enforcement gone rogue in 'Border Patrol Nation'
    In his scathing and deeply reported examination of the U.S. Border Patrol, Todd Miller argues that the agency has gone rogue since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, trampling on the dignity and rights of the undocumented with military-style tactics....
  • Review: 'Cesar Chavez' captures only the shell of the complicated man

    Review: 'Cesar Chavez' captures only the shell of the complicated man
    Cesar Chavez, the man who became the face of disenfranchised California farmworkers, was many things: courageous, controversial, quietly charismatic, politically astute, singular in his focus. "Cesar Chavez" the movie, starring Michael Peña as the...
  • How GOP can win elections in California: Count on voters' ignorance

    How GOP can win elections in California: Count on voters' ignorance
    Republican Andy Vidak won an upset victory in last year's special election for a state Senate seat in the San Joaquin Valley. He prevailed despite the Democrats' 22-point advantage in voter registration in the district. How'd he do it? His explanation:...
  • In the fields of UFW's birth, farmworkers see Cesar Chavez film

    In the fields of UFW's birth, farmworkers see Cesar Chavez film
    DELANO, Calif. — The audience members stepped off buses waving red UFW flags. Some came straight from the fields. Those from Salinas and Madera and farther away had given up a day's wages to attend. The first feature film about Cesar Chavez had...
  • House Democrats try to force a vote on immigration reform

    House Democrats try to force a vote on immigration reform
    WASHINGTON -- As the minority party, House Democrats have little power to move legislation over Republican objections, but they launched a long-shot effort Wednesday to push House Speaker John A. Boehner to bring an overhaul of the nation's immigration...
  • Immigration detainees on hunger strike in Washington state

    About 330 detainees were on a hunger strike for better conditions at an immigration detention center in Tacoma, Wash., as of Sunday afternoon, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center...
  • New York program gets public defenders for immigrants

    New York program gets public defenders for immigrants
    NEW YORK — Anderson Cadet arrived at the Varick Street courthouse in an orange jumpsuit, shackled at the wrists, prepared to fight his deportation without an attorney. In immigration court, there is generally no right to free legal counsel. Many...
  • Harsh immigration realities set in for many 'dreamers'

    Harsh immigration realities set in for many 'dreamers'
    WASHINGTON — Working as a Jack in the Box cashier, Marissa Cruz Santos breathed a sigh of relief last year when she qualified for an Obama administration program that defers deportation of young immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children....
  • California border officer gets prison time for helping smugglers

    California border officer gets prison time for helping smugglers
    SAN DIEGO — A veteran U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer was sentenced Monday to 7½ years in federal prison after being convicted of helping smugglers bring marijuana and undocumented immigrants into the U.S. for a decade. Lorne "Hammer"...
  • California Republicans see a way back to relevance in Legislature

    California Republicans see a way back to relevance in Legislature
    SACRAMENTO - A cherry farmer from the San Joaquin Valley holds the key to California Republicans' hopes of loosening Democrats' grip on the state Legislature. Andy Vidak, a Republican who owns an orchard in Kings County, stunned both parties last year...
  • To spur job creation, bring on supply-side economics

     To spur job creation, bring on supply-side economics
    The Congressional Budget Office says unemployment won't drop to 5.5% — the benchmark for "full employment" — until 2024. That implies a 15-year recovery from the Great Recession (which officially ended in June 2009, when the economy started...