STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Undocumented students could get in-state tuition under bill
By Danielle Killey
More students could attend college if a plan allowing undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges is approved, a Minnesota lawmaker argues.
We want to eli... Posted on 4/3/13 at 10:15 AM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES New Trier, Minnesota
Coming back to the tourism scene and the coverage on German-named towns in Minnesota, we will take a look at the next town on tour, which is located near Hastings and Faribault. Albeit a really smal... Posted on 2/24/11 at 7:27 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Immigration and the states
Interesting read about immigration and the states.
PHOENIX (AP) — States that had been watching Arizona's immigration law in hopes of copying it received a rude awakening when a judge put m... Posted on 7/29/10 at 4:46 AM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Putting the Raz in Crazy
My editor received a peculiar email today.
Scratch that. It wasn't peculiar. It was downright bizarre. It reminded me of how Nietzsche wrote, only the writer of this email may have been kicked i... Posted on 5/4/10 at 9:26 AM
About 8 million immigrants living unlawfully in the United States would gain legal status under sweeping legislation moving toward a vote in the Senate, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday, adding the bill would push federal deficits lower in each of the next two decades.
By all accounts, the economy is booming in North Dakota. We are lucky to have such a low unemployment rate, several points below the national average. The success North Dakota is having is in many respects helped by good public policy and by leaders who are committed to fostering a welcoming business environment.
In Spanish and English, the Senate pushed contentious immigration legislation over early procedural hurdles with deceptive ease on Tuesday as President Barack Obama insisted the "moment is now" to give 11 million immigrants in the United States illegally a chance at citizenship.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sought support from House conservatives Wednesday for far-reaching immigration legislation, but many lawmakers emerged from their meeting deeply skeptical of any comprehensive bill with a pathway to citizenship for immigrants here illegally.
A lawmaker who helped negotiate a bipartisan bill to overhaul immigration predicted on Sunday that comprehensive legislation would overwhelmingly pass the Senate by July 4 while House Republicans cautioned that they would write their own version, one piece at a time.
Bipartisan authors of a sweeping immigration bill agreed to Republican-authored amendments to boost border security, as they tried Thursday to show they're open to changes to attract more GOP support for their landmark legislation.
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