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Illinois Republican Leader Admits Attracting Minority Voters Is Difficult

“I think the tone and the rhetoric from a lot of people around the country on the Republican Party is inappropriate when it comes to issues like immigration,” Tom Cross said.

10/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Does Mitt Romney Have An October Surprise For The Debate?

Is Mitt Romney planning an October surprise of sorts for tonight? Has he been saving big policy announcements and details for the debate?

10/03/2012

(Brad Choat/KMOX News)

Young Undocumented Immigrants March Across America

The pamphlet they handed out at the Hispanic Festival in downtown St. Louis over the weekend says “Undocumented and Unafraid.”

09/10/2012

Bolivian Diego Mariaca(R) and his brother Gustavo Mariaca(L) fill out paperwork under the 'Dream Act' (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American Dream

Yesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.

08/16/2012

(Heather Charles/ Chicago Tribune)

Charlie Brennan – August 15th

Charlie talks about Dream Relief Day for adult children of illegal immigrants; with Liz Schmidt about actions to prevent TIF money for a new WalMart in Ellisville; with Mike Howard of Youthbridge about a competition for seed money for non-profit organizations; and with Mike Shannon, STL Cardinals Broadcaster.

08/15/2012

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Estimated 95K Immigrant Students in Illinois

U.S. Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez says those who came to the U.S. illegally as children will be eligible for work permits, but not citizenship.

06/25/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Nixonian Secret Plans

Mitt Romney has provided no details, not even a hint, of what his immigration plan is. Either this is a lousy sales job, which is bad, or he has no idea there’s a difference between running Bain Capital and running the nation, which is worse.

06/22/2012

A student's t-shirt for immigration reform (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Can’t Even Lead From Behind

The guy who passed health care reform in Massachusetts and vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act can’t take a policy position on Obama’s executive order on immigration enforcement?

06/19/2012

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No Job Guarantee Under Ill. Dream Act

Roberto Gonzales, a professor in the School of Social Service Administration says, “many of them end up in jobs in restaurants, some working in factories, some doing landscaping.”

08/08/2011

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TIAM–Roger Clemens, Reassessments and Immigration

The Roger Clemens perjury trial begins today. What’s the DREAM Act? Megan Lynch has part 1 of her series on the property tax reassessment appeals in St. Louis County.

07/06/2011

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