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
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.
The eight senators meet in private several times a week, alternating between Sen. John McCain's and Sen. Charles Schumer's offices. They sit in arm chairs arranged in a circle and sip water or soft drinks as they debate temporary workers and border security. In a capital riven by partisanship and gridlock, they are determined to be the exception and actually get something done.
The Homeland Security Department released from its jails more than 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation in recent weeks due to looming budget cuts and planned to release 3,000 more during March, The Associated Press has learned.
Republicans and Democrats alike on Sunday predicted President Barack Obama would fail if he pushed forward with his own effort to overhaul the nation's immigration system and urged the administration to hold off while lawmakers work on a bipartisan measure.
Illegal immigrants might face around a 10-year wait to become legal permanent U.S. residents under sweeping immigration overhaul legislation taking shape in the Senate, negotiators said Thursday. That's shorter than some current wait times though perhaps longer than some advocates might like.
Erica Werner and Suzanne Gamboa
, February 07, 2013
A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles for a sweeping overhaul of the nation's immigration laws, including a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in this country.
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