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Minuteman Organization Called Into Question Over Finances

July 26, 2006 The Washington Times reports that the finances of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, the restrictionist civilian group that patrols portions of the U.S. - Mexico border, have been called into question by its own members.  According to the article, senior...

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Republicans Attempt to Unify on Immigration Solution

July 25, 2006 Faced with withering support from Hispanic voters and growing dismay at the Republican-controlled government's inability to act on the issue, two conservative Republicans officially proposed today an immigration plan that has become known as "enforcement...

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College Education For Undocumented Immigrants

July 24, 2006 Access to education is at the forefront of immigration issues.  Undocumented children are constitutionally guaranteed the right to K-12 public education and each year some 65,000 undocumented children graduate from U.S. high schools.  For most, the...

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Canada Looks To Meet Labor Needs With Immigration

July 21, 2006 Canada's Construction Association is asking the Canadian government to increase the level of immigration in order to fill some 190,000 unfilled construction jobs across the country. "There are not enough people today domestically attracted to our...

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Theological Perspective Missing in Immigration Debate

July 21, 2006 A diverse group of religious leaders convened last week to discuss the religious implications of immigration policy and how to better include that perspective in the public debate.  Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS), attending the conference, stated that, "I...

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