El Paso GOP to defy ban on Constitution giveaway

By   /  August 28, 2015  /  Immigration, News, Texas  /  No Comments

A detail of the preamble of the Constitution of the United States of America.

The El Paso Republican Party has been told to stop handing out copies of the Constitution and Declaration of Independence outside of naturalization ceremonies at the city’s Civic Center.
However, the local party chairman, Adolpho Telles, said Thursday that the group was planning to defy that order and continue distributing the materials this morning.

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Assessing Rhode Island’s ‘sanctuary state’ status left to suspicion, anecdotes

By   /  July 21, 2015  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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As one of only two states dedicated as a “sanctuary state,” Rhode Island’s lack of data leaves only anecdotes and inklings for any kind of analysis.

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Obama Admin gives MI faith-based charity $2.2M to house unaccompanied alien children

By   /  May 7, 2015  /  Immigration, Michigan, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is giving a grant for $2,159,106 to a religious Michigan charity to house unaccompanied alien children.

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Conservatives push guest worker program to halt illegal immigration

By   /  April 2, 2015  /  Immigration, National, News  /  No Comments


An easy way to fix the convoluted immigration system in the United States entails making it easier for foreigners to be hired, without a lot of red tape in their way.

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Heidi Heitkamp’s strange approach to bipartisanship

By   /  March 9, 2015  /  Commentary, North Dakota  /  No Comments

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By Rob Port | North Dakota Bureau
BISMARCK, N.D. – If there was a theme to U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s 2012 campaign, it was the idea that she is a pragmatic leader who would help cut through obstruction in Washington, D.C., to get things done.
On her still-active campaign website Heitkamp said there are “too many extreme politicians […]

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Top GOP contenders seek to change nation’s tune on immigration

By   /  February 27, 2015  /  National, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

FILIBUSTER MASTER: U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., talked for more than 12 hours about the use of drones by the United States government. Today, the Internet is keeping the conversation going.

In the wake of a Texas judge’s decision to halt President Obama’s temporary amnesty for illegal immigrants, derided by most House and Senate Republicans, a quartet of top GOP leaders are bringing fresh perspective to the idea of positive immigration reform within their party and, if their chances bode well, into the next presidency.

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