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Judge Declares Obama Immigration Action Unconstitutional

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s new plan to ease the threat of deportation for 4.7 million undocumented immigrants violates the U.S. Constitution, a federal judge found on Tuesday, handing down the first legal ruling against the plan. The ruling has no immediate impact, with the government saying there was no reason for Judge Arthur […]

You only have to visit the White House a few times to become acclimated to the array of harmless, nutty, and attention-starved folks who gather there to protest one thing or another, but occasionally, the nuts aren’t so harmless. Barely a year after Tea Party protesters flew a Confederate flag in front of the White […]

A group of right-wing demonstrators gathered in front of the White House on Wednesday at a rally scheduled to coincide with the visit of a number of sheriffs who were in Washington, D.C., to protest President Obama’s executive action on immigration, Right Wing Watch reports. While waving American and Gadsden flags, protesters expressed their desire […]

A judge is deciding if a prosecutor should investigate Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for repeatedly disregarding orders in a case of racial profiling. Arpaio could face punishment ranging from daily fines to jail time if he is found to be in contempt. Still, a racial profiling expert said he wouldn’t expect the judge to […]

Taegan Goddard picks up on Danny Vinik’s New Republic article. Their political dilemma here is pretty obvioius. They can’t endorse a path to citizenship, or even just legal status for undocumented persons, because the conservative base wouldn’t tolerate it… What the base really wants is to deport almost everyone living in the U.S. illegally—something that’s […]

Heritage Foundation Senior Fellow Mike Gonzalez spoke with Sandy Rios of the American Family Association. After Rios read an excerpt from a Federation for American Immigration Reform report claiming that an executive action would “open up federal and state benefits to individuals that are illegal immigrants,” Gonzalez said “Obama’s calculus” is to use undocumented immigrants […]

Fox News is reporting on what is likely President Obama’s 10-point immigration plan. The plan contains 10 initiatives than span everything from boosting border security to improving pay for immigration officers. But the most controversial pertain to the millions who could get a deportation reprieve under what is known as “deferred action.” The plan calls […]

AUSTIN, Texas — Conservative Republicans are tying the widening Ebola scare to the nation’s debate over border security, warning that the threat of Ebola and other infectious diseases increases the need for tougher enforcement and health safeguards along the porous southern border. After a month of global attention, Ebola is becoming an increasingly hot political […]

Murrieta Mayor Alan Long, a stanch and vocal opponent to the recent undocumented immigration of children on the border, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving on Thursday night after a crash that injured four high school cheerleaders, including one who remained hospitalized Friday, according to officials. Long, who is in the midst of a […]

URBANDALE, Iowa — To Vinita Smith, the most important issue in this year’s congressional elections is simple: The government needs to protect Americans. Securing the nation’s borders is crucial to that mission, said the retiree from Panora, Iowa, and so far, “I think this government is failing dismally.” From the border to inland states such […]

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