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  • Teacher at Risk of Being Deported Because of an Attorney's Mistake

    June 28, 2012 6:15 PM

    A French Immersion teacher at Prairie Elementary is at risk of having to leave the country because of a mistake her immigration lawyer made. French Immersion teacher Florence Klein has taught at Prairie Elementary for three years. Her work visa is set to expire this year. Klein filed for... more »
  • Shift on marriage energizes immigration activists

    May 15, 2012 7:13 AM

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - President Barack Obama's shift to support gay marriage is energizing young Hispanic voters who have been working side-by-side with gay activists in their push for immigration reform. The alliance has been growing across the country, helping dispel what many say is an outdated notion that Hispanics... more »
  • Migrant Workers in Acadiana

    November 23, 2010 9:41 AM

    In 1960, one of America's most respected journalists, Edward R. Murrow, showcased the plight of migrant farm workers in America as Americans were pushing their chairs away from the table after Thanksgiving. His highly revered documentary "Harvest of Shame" entered living rooms across America and is cited as an... more »
  • Immigration Law: LA State Senator Supports Arizona

    August 25, 2010 7:44 PM

    Louisiana State Senator, Troy Hebert, from St. Martin Parish, wants to file a friend of the court brief. That's paperwork intended to send a message to Washington D.C. saying Louisiana supports Arizona's immigration laws. "Since the hurricanes, we've had a lot of illegals coming into the state," Herbert tells... more »
  • Opponents of Arizona's Immigration Crackdown Protested-Dozens Arrested

    July 29, 2010 3:55 PM

    PHOENIX (AP) - Opponents of Arizona's immigration crackdown went ahead with protests Thursday despite a judge's ruling that delayed enforcement of most the law, and dozens of people in Phoenix were arrested after peacefully confronting officers in riot gear. Gov. Jan Brewer called U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton's Wednesday's decision... more »
  • Vitter Comments on Judge Blocking Portions of Arizona's Immigration Law

    July 28, 2010 4:11 PM

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter today made the following statement in response to a ruling by a federal judge blocking several key portions of Arizona's new immigration law: "This decision, just like the whole approach by the Obama administration, is outrageous. The Arizona law is simply trying to enforce the laws... more »
  • Judge Blocks Arizona's Immigration Law

    July 28, 2010 1:24 PM

    PHOENIX (AP) - A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the most controversial parts of Arizona's immigration law from taking effect, delivering a last-minute victory to opponents of the crackdown. The overall law will still take effect Thursday, but without the provisions that angered opponents... more »
  • Obama & Mexico's Caleron: Comprehensive Immigration

    May 18, 2010 3:14 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - With the immigration debate raging in both their countries, President Barack Obama and Mexico's Felipe Calderon will reaffirm their commitment to comprehensive immigration reform during the Mexican leader's state visit here Wednesday. While immigration has long been a source of tension between the U.S. and Mexico, the... more »
  • Inspection On Louisiana Immigration Regulations

    March 30, 2010 11:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The federal government will inspect hiring records of 180 employers in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee to check for compliance with immigration laws and regulations. That's according to the National Federation of Independent Business. The business group says the inspections will be performed by... more »

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