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    Flag called on Romney immigration ad

    "Throw the flag against: Mitt Romney. Call: Unsportsmanlike conduct." David Lightman, Nov. 9, 2007. http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/news/newsbyid.asp?id=81737

    Immigration wedge trips up candidates

    "?The average person on the street is seeing the cost of illegal immigration,? said Kris Kobach, the Kansas Republican chairman, who has made opposition to illegal immigrants his life?s work. The cost of border crossings, he said: Crowded emergency...

    Churches: Worshippers in hiding

    "Attendance at Blanco's Santa Maria Virgen, called the fastest-growing church in the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma, has dwindled sharply ? a 50 percent decrease that Blanco blames on the Oklahoma immigration reform law that goes into effect Thursday...

    Bush Worker-Screening Plan Runs Into Opposition From Employers

    "Big employers are threatening to capsize a Bush administration plan that would force them to hunt for illegal immigrants on their payrolls using government databases." Bloomberg News, Oct. 26, 2007. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid...

    Tancredo wants DNA tests on immigrants

    "Republican presidential candidate Tom Tancredo wants foreigners seeking visas to join relatives in the U.S. to provide DNA samples to prove their family ties." AP, Oct. 16, 2007. http://www.miamiherald.com/campaign08/story/273835.html

    New Fear Leads Both Legal, Illegal Latinos To Leave Pr. William

    "Terrified that new policies will lead to mass deportations, illegal immigrants and the many legal immigrant relatives and friends who live with them have been moving out of Prince William ever since July, when county supervisors first approved the...

    Saving water, losing lives?

    "The 82-mile canal that carries water west from the Colorado River to the Imperial Valley has claimed the lives of more than 500 people since 1942, including almost 180 in the last 10 years. It's about to get more treacherous." Los Angeles...

    Dribbling to America

    "Do ... foreign rookies get any help adjusting to life in the United States? Yes. The NBA has a formal program for international players, who now make up about a fifth of the league." Slate.com, July 2, 2007. http://www.slate.com/id/2169623...

    Small Midwest Town Copes With Immigration

    Jennifer Ludden, NPR, July 3, 2007: " Tiny Beardstown, Ill.,has seen an influx of immigrants in the past decade. A pork processing plant first attracted immigrants to the town. Town officials estimate that Hispanics, there both legally and illegally...

    Napolitano: More states will pass border laws

    "States will continue to enact their own immigration and border security measures unless and until Congress steps in, [Az.] Gov. Janet Napolitano warned Wednesday." CMS, June 28, 2007. http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/border/189489

    Senate immigration bill suffers crushing defeat

    "President Bush's immigration bill suffered a crushing defeat Thursday in the Senate, when members voted against advancing the controversial legislation." CNN, June 28, 2007. http://www.cnn.com/2007/POLITICS/06/28/immigration.congress/index...

    U.S. senators battle over immigration overhaul

    "A crucial vote on Thursday will determine whether it will advance toward a final Senate vote and on to the U.S. House of Representatives." Reuters, June 27, 2007. http://today.reuters.com/news/articleinvesting.aspx?type=bondsNews&storyID...

    Immigrant gets 18-month reprieve

    "Maha Dakar will stay in the United States for at least 18 months while Congress decides whether to permanently halt deportation proceedings against her." Cincinnati Enquirer, Aug. 16, 2007. http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID...

    US: Census Won't Deter Immigration Raids

    "Immigration officials sharpened their message a day after being coy about whether they would agree to halt enforcement raids during the 2010 census. ''We won't entertain any request to scale back our efforts,'' Immigration and...

    Kauffman Foundation Study Points to ?Brain-Drain? of Skilled U.S. Immigrant Entrepreneurs to Home Country

    "More than one million skilled immigrant workers, including scientists, engineers, doctors and researchers and their families, are competing for 120,000 permanent U.S. resident visas each year, creating a sizeable imbalance likely to fuel a ?reverse...

    US to probe death of immigration detainee

    "A Brazilian national arrested Tuesday afternoon on a deportation warrant in Rhode Island died shortly after he was taken into federal custody, outraging family members who said authorities ignored their warnings that he had epilepsy and needed to...

    Troops Worry Relatives Could Be Deported

    "Every base has immigration problems,'' said Margaret Stock, an Army reservist and immigration attorney teaching at United States Military Academy at West Point. "The government they're fighting for is the same government that's...

    Latinos Join in Protest In N.Va.

    "Carrying American flags and chanting "Si, se puede" ("Yes, we can"), several thousand Latinos rallied at the seat of Prince William County government yesterday to denounce the Board of Supervisors' plan to curb services to...

    Immigration Reform

    "President Bush renewed his call for comprehensive immigration reform during a speech Monday in Arizona." PBS NewsHour podcast, Apr. 9, 2007. [Link to mp3 podcast.] http://www-tc.pbs.org/newshour/rss/media/2007/04/09/20070409_immigration28.mp3

    Mexico envoy backs U.S. plans but says migration won't stop

    "Mexico's new ambassador to the U.S., Arturo Sarukhan, expressed support for proposed changes in U.S. immigration policy but said that even if they are enacted, waves of immigration will continue because Mexico is failing to provide adequate...

    Posada still jailed despite bond

    "Alleged Cuban terrorist Luis Posada Carriles obtained bond from an El Paso bail bondsman but hadn't been released from jail Tuesday evening. ... Posada has an immigration hold against him, meaning that Immigration and Customs Enforcement could...

    ICE Raid on U.S. Citizens

    "[ICE] agents [were] hunting for an illegal immigrant ? Erica?s long-absent father, Patrizio Wilson Garcia, who was ordered deported after his 2003 divorce from Erica?s mother, Adriana, and has not lived in the house since. But they had entered a...

    Guest-Worker Debate: Human or Mechanical Labor?

    NPR, Morning Edition, Apr. 23, 2007: "American farmers, fretting over a shortage of workers as immigrant labor becomes harder to find, are being pushed to give mechanization greater consideration." http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php...

    US eyes fraud in religious visa programs

    "The federal government is inspecting churches and religious groups to clamp down on fraud in a visa program for religious workers, government officials said yesterday." AP, Apr. 20, 2007. http://www.boston.com/news/nation/washington/articles...

    Human Smugglers Suspected in Highway Shootout

    "ICE was called in to help investigate Tuesday's shooting based on early indications that involve smuggling, including the people running from the Ford, as well as the location, just off U.S. 59, a highway that leads from the Valley." Houston...