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Lawmaker Wants To Erase Word "Alien" From State Law

CHICAGO (CBS) — An Illinois state senator has proposed eliminating the word alien from state laws when referring to people from other countries.

Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) got the idea from a group of students at Solorio Academy High School. 323 more words


No papers? No problem!

An immigration issue has come to my attention that I thought I would weigh in on.   I wrote a piece awhile back in support of Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs) that bent a bunch of people over at KevinMD out of shape.  905 more words


Covered California May Soon Be Open To Undocumented Immigrants

SACRAMENTO (KCBS) – There’s a move underway in Sacramento to allow the state’s undocumented immigrants to get health insurance through Covered California.

Democrats on the Assembly Health Committee on Tuesday approved a proposal by state Senator Ricardo Lara of Bell Gardens to ask the federal government to sell insurance through the exchange to undocumented immigrants. 58 more words


The Impact of a Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Discussing immigration topics can be complex in many ways, however, if we narrow down the arguments into economic terms we can conclude that the benefits of creating a comprehensive immigration reform exceed the cost of not creating one, and therefore it is important to acknowledge the overall impact of making a rational and logical decision in regards to this subject. 2,746 more words


Searching for home: an in depth look at undocumented youth in Arizona

Karina Ruiz looked out the hospital window after giving birth to her firstborn son and she saw an American flag. It was at that moment that she realized not only was her son American, but she was too. 1,255 more words

"Kasich Is Sometimes His Own Worst Enemy": An Amateur, Especially When Talking To And About Women

In a year in which Republican voters have gravitated towards amateurs, John Kasich offers extensive political experience. The Ohio Republican has run two winning gubernatorial campaigns, which followed nine successful congressional campaigns and some state legislative races in one of the nation’s largest states. 487 more words