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Varios líderes políticos y activistas hicieron una llamado al procurador general de Arizona para que retire la demanda en contra del Distrito de Colegios Comunitarios del Condado de Maricopa (MCCCD, por sus siglas en inglés).
Democratic Congressman Ruben Gallego and others are calling on Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to end a lawsuit that seeks to end in-state tuition for young people who have been granted relief from deportation.
WASHINGTON – House members had plenty of questions Tuesday about President Barack Obama’s request for use of military force against ISIS, particularly his insistence that congressional approval would not authorize “enduring offensive ground combat operations.”
Republicans in Congress dodged a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday when they passed a clean funding bill, and now some say this feud over funding hurt the GOP’s image with Latinos.
WASHINGTON -- Republican Arizona House members took a lead role Tuesday in a failed, last-ditch effort to use a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security to block President Barack Obama's executive orders shielding undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Freshman member and Marine Corps veteran Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) is joining the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus as its vice-chair.
WASHINGTON -- If the Department of Homeland Security runs out of money next week, as feared, TSA employees will still keep watch on Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and federal agents will still patrol the Arizona-Mexico border.
They just won't get paid until Congress passes a budget to fund their department.
WASHINGTON, D.C.- Dos legisladores demócratas instaron el jueves de nuevo al presidente de la Cámara de Representantes, el republicano John Boehner, a que someta a votación un proyecto de ley sin condiciones para dotar de fondos al Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS), cuyo presupuesto vence este 27 de febrero.
Undocumented immigrants already were leery about coming forward to apply for President Barack Obama's programs offering protection from deportation.
But now they may be even more reluctant to apply after a federal judge put the programs on hold Monday.