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Senator John McCain and Arizona Congressman Jeff Flake were once key authors of a guestworker program for illegal immigrants. They say that's come to an end.
March 25, 2011
Inspired by Arizona's strict immigration enforcement law, a California assembly member has introduced a similar bill in the Golden State.
March 22, 2011
Flores is part of a generation of Democratic Latinos in their 30’s and 40’s who are ascending Nevada’s political ladder.
February 07, 2011
The president met with Representative Gabrielle Gifffords' family and the families of those wounded and killed in Saturday's shootings.
January 15, 2011
In the spirit of binational solidarity, Baja California's governor and tourism secretary and Tijuana's mayor attended California Governor Jerry Brown's swearing-in ceremony. The Baja California contingent met briefly with Brown afterward.
January 03, 2011
Over the weekend, federal immigration agents working with local police in Escondido arrested two undocumented immigrants with past criminal convictions. The driver's license checkpoints and deportations--and the protests against them--are escalating in the community.
November 01, 2010
The mayoral race in the city of Escondido is shaping up to be as much about undocumented immigration as about other local issues. This is not a new phenomenon for the North County city.
October 25, 2010
In the last two decades, California's immigrant population has seen its fastest growth ever. A new study is linking this demographic trend with a drastic a drop in crime rates.
October 18, 2010
With midterm elections less than two weeks away, efforts to get the coveted Latino vote are ramping up. Democrats are hoping for a loyal turnout, while Republicans are appealing to the disenchanted.
October 15, 2010
Residents of Escondido say local police have a measures in place that targets undocumented people. Driver's license checkpoints and gang patrols are silencing many in the community.
October 08, 2010

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