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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

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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.

Protests Against Illegal Immigration Relocation Efforts

This government of the United States of America is one that is for the people, by the people. Our “leaders” in Congress have apparently forgotten that as they stumble and fumble all over themselves thinking… 503 more words

NYT: Q&A The Crisis with Children Crossing the Border

Misunderstanding about a 2012 executive order known as DACA, coupled with gang violence in Central America, has led to a surge of illegal U.S. border crossings by children.   255 more words


Area politicians weigh in on undocumented immigrants

KIMT News 3 – The always hot button issue of immigration is now hitting the borders of Iowa, as local politicians weigh-in on comments made by Governor Branstad. 210 more words