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U.S. Appeals Court Rules Against Obama on Immigration Plan

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/27/us/fifth-circuit-court-of-appeals-rules-on-obama-immigration-plan.html?emc=edit_na_20150526

A federal appeals court on Tuesday denied the Obama administration’s request to lift a hold on the president’s executive actions on immigration, which would have granted protection from deportation as well as work permits to millions of immigrants in the country illegally.Two of three judges on a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in New Orleans, left in place an injunction by a federal district judge in Brownsville, Tex. 69 more words

Daily News

Women and Children First

Remember the movie The Unsinkable Molly Brown? Just the other day I was thinking about that scene on the Titanic’s lifeboat where Debbie Reynolds, who plays the colorful Molly Brown, gives up her fur coat and then her dress to keep those women and children from freezing.  548 more words

Faith

Foreign-born workers made up 16% of the US total labor force in 2014.

As the Federal Government awaits for the final judicial ruling on the Executive Actions taken by President Obama in favor of immigrants  last Fall, the… 248 more words

Macroeconomics

Why we need limited birth citizenship...

Please read and share “Chinese Maternity Tourists and the Business of Being Born American” by Susan Berfield, who takes readers “Inside the Homeland Security crackdown on deluxe services helping Chinese women have American babies.” 553 more words

Government

Immigration Force Flight on Courts

This past week, President Obama warned that courts will be stuck deciding immigration disputes between states if his plan to let as many as 5 million undocumented migrants stay in the U.S. 42 more words

Hillary Clinton taps DREAMer for her team; Paints GOP into a corner on immigration reform

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has named prominent DREAMer and immigration activist Lorella Praeli as Latino Outreach Director, a Clinton campaign official told NBC News. 132 more words

National News

Thomas Friedman: Hillary, Jeb, Facebook and Disorder

New York Times — For a presidential campaign that has started so early, it’s striking how little most of the candidates want to engage with major issues of the day, let alone the future. 161 more words

Politics