Immigration

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
President Barack Obama's announcement of relief from deportation for about 5 million people, unveiled in a televised address Thursday night, is eliciting mixed reactions from immigrant-rights activists, families, and elected officials, some of whom say the plan goes too far—and others who say it doesn't go nearly far enough. "[This] victory is...
Common Dreams staff
President Obama delivered a televised address from the White House on Thursday...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Just hours before President Barack Obama's scheduled announcement on...

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...