Immigration

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
 A photograph taken by the Icelandic coastguard of the Ezadeen. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)
A ship carrying over 450 migrants, most believed to be Syrian refugees, was rescued by Italian vessels from the Mediterranean Sea on Friday after it was abandoned by its crew in rough waters, set on a collision course for the Italian coast. The incident marks the second time in just four days that a vessel loaded with migrants and refugees has...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Texas is leading over a dozen states in a legal challenge to President Barack...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
President Barack Obama's announcement of relief from deportation for about 5...

Further

The humanitarian crisis that is the influx of thousands of unaccompanied kids from Central America stranded at our border has been met with the usual right-wing compassion, aka hysterical protests about an "invasion" of "illegals forced upon us." So when news spread of the expected arrival of 40 (short) invaders in an Arizona town, Tea Party congressional candidate Adam Kwasman turned up to speechify about "the abrogation of the rule of law" and later tell a reporter he'd seen the children on...