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  • As immigration debate roils, new novels about immigrants are especially timely

    New fiction about immigrants confront the narrative of assimilation and upward mobility. The books are set everywhere from Virginia to California.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Senate immigration talks fall apart

    A last-ditch effort by a group of Senate Republicans to reach a deal to end the partial government shutdown and clinch a long-stalled immigration deal quickly unraveled on Thursday.Senators said their talks were ba

    TheHill
  • Local lawsuit takes on immigration debate

    CLEVELAND - The FOX 8 I-TEAM has found a Northeast Ohio civil rights attorney taking legal action and opening a new front in the raging debate about immigration and U.S. borders. Attorney David Malik has filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. The lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a Mexican woman who’d been living in Painesville before recently getting deported. She had spent 25 years in the U.S. even though she is a native and...

    fox8.com
  • Local lawsuit takes on immigration debate

    CLEVELAND – The FOX 8 I-TEAM has found a Northeast Ohio civil rights attorney taking legal action and opening a new front in the raging debate about immigration and U.S. borders. Attorney David Malik has filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. The lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a Mexican woman who’d been living in Painesville before recently getting deported. She had spent 25 years in the U.S. even though she [

    fox8.com
  • The Philosophical Roots of Today’s Immigration Debate

    When Hegel wrote that the owl of Minerva flies at dusk, he meant that philosophy makes sense of the world only retrospectively: After the world has given birth to a reality, the philosophers arrive on the scene to help us understand it. But in the present moment, the opposite seems to be happening, and in the midst of an unusually vitriolic debate. A classic argument in the 1970s and 80s has foreshadowed the politics of today. It might appear overly charitable to attribute anything like a...

    The New Republic
  • Senators warm to immigration deal as shutdown solution

    Lawmakers are opening the door to reviving deeply polarizing immigration negotiations as they search for a way out of the partial government shutdown, which hit the two-week mark on Friday.

    TheHill
  • Senate to debate and vote on Syria policy next week

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Friday the Senate will vote as early as next week on a broad Middle East policy bill, one that will allow senators to express their misgivings about President Donald Trump's controversial decision to bring US troops home from Syria. The bill doesn't specifically counter the withdrawal -- a surprise move that alarmed foreign policy hawks like Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina but also more mainstream rank-and-file members from each...

    WPLG