Immigration April 22, 2016

DAPA and executive powers (U.S. v. Texas)

Background In November, 2014, President Obama announced executive action related to immigration.  The action, Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA), defers deportation proceedings for qualified parents of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents for at ...

Currents March 3, 2016

Ten for Thursday

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Currents February 29, 2016

Ten for Monday

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Currents December 30, 2015

Ten for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOW 'AFFLUENZA' TEEN SAID FAREWELL Eighteen-year-old Ethan Couch had something "akin to a going-away party" before traveling to Mexico with his mother, as ...

Currents December 15, 2015

Ten for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHO'S IN THE SPOTLIGHT FOR GOP Texas Sen. Ted Cruz enters the latest Republican presidential debate with a burst of momentum, a robust campaign infrastructure, ...