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Why New Mexicans Should Fear Conrad James

The battle for the New Mexico House of Representatives is shaping up to be a battle for the ages. Republicans have an opportunity to take control of the House for the first time in decades. 1,150 more words

Texas Law Enforcement Volunteer To Form 'Border Brotherhood' To Regulate Immigration

Brooks County, Texas (CBS HOUSTON) – Law enforcement officers from several Texas counties have banded together to form a “Border Brotherhood” who volunteer without pay to help enforce U.S. 477 more words


Espaillat Wants Church-State Charity Team to Take in Immigrant Kids

State Senator Adriano Espaillat proposed that New York City partner with the Catholic Church and private groups to care for the thousands of undocumented children entering the state from Central America. 261 more words

Jeb Bush to GOP: Don't use border crisis to ignore immigration

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush is urging his fellow Republicans to show “compassion” for the children from Central America who have crossed the border illegally, but not to use the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border to become “an excuse to defer comprehensive immigration reform.” 262 more words


139 immigrant children make their way to Iowa

KIMT News 3 – The number of undocumented children in the country continues to grow, but the recently released figures in Iowa are shocking even area politicians. 342 more words


The problem of undocumented immigrants is not new

Guest Post by Ronald H. Bayor

The nation is presently watching the Mexico–U.S. border and obsessing over the issue of illegal immigration. The topic of undocumented immigrants, however, is not a new one. 760 more words

American History

sandvick reblogged this on DailyHistory.org and commented:

Ronald H. Bayor has a guest post at JHU Press blog where he explains that "undocumented immigrants" are not a recent phenomenon in United States history. Since 1875, immigration to the United States has systematized and regulated by the government. Efforts to restrict access to the United States by immigrants has been problematic since this point. Many of us have heard stories going back to the 19th century about how members of our own families avoided these entry procedures. This is a useful article that helps the current crisis in the proper historical perspective.