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August 24, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: It’s time to enact comprehensive immigration reform

GUEST COMMENTARY: It’s time to enact comprehensive immigration reform

The National Restaurant Association and the Indiana Restaurant Association have been working on immigration reform for over a decade. But since the 2012 elections, public opinion has shifted dramatically in favor of this effort. As a result, elected officials from both political parties seem…

August 06, 2013 8:15 pm

U.S. should follow current laws on legal immigration

From what I can understand as an ordinary citizen: Illegal immigrants may "hang out" in this country for 13 years, work and pay taxes, not receive any government services, cannot vote, for 13 years, and then they get into the "legal" line of obtaining citizenship.

July 03, 2013 12:00 am
Poll finds most Hoosiers support Senate immigration plan

Poll finds most Hoosiers support Senate immigration plan

INDIANAPOLIS | Nearly 7 out of 10 Hoosiers support the immigration reform legislation making its way through the U.S. Senate, according to a new poll released Thursday.

June 13, 2013 11:19 am Related
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May 01, 2013 12:00 am

Senate measure would make immigration problem worse

You would think the way our politicians are drafting and voting on immigration legislation our economy is red hot and flush with unfilled jobs.

April 19, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Driver's license is wrong turn on immigration

State Sen. Frank Mrvan's plan to issue driver's licenses to illegal immigrants, like a similar plan in Illinois, opens a real can of worms.

January 20, 2013 12:00 am
Filmmaker addresses illegal immigration for Hobart crowd

Filmmaker addresses illegal immigration for Hobart crowd

HOBART | A burst of laughter came from a crowd of about 100 people Sunday as they watched U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano say the border is “very secure” during an interview included in a documentary.

September 30, 2012 7:30 pm Photos

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Local IFIRE group to show controversial film

HOBART | Local members of the Indiana Federation for Immigration Reform and Enforcement, called IFIRE, will show a controversial film on illegal immigration at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Hobart's Art Theatre, 230 Main St.

September 26, 2012 6:48 pm

Man accused of lying to avoid being deported to Mexico

HAMMOND | Johan Sanchez-Castaneda is accused of unlawfully eluding examination and inspection by immigration officers to stay in the United States.

August 07, 2012 8:00 pm
DOUG ROSS: Illegal immigrants' help needed to fight crime

DOUG ROSS: Illegal immigrants' help needed to fight crime

As much as I try to connect the dots on major issues, sometimes those dots seem to connect themselves. That has been happening on illegal immigration lately.

July 04, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Obama's immigration policy is right on target

GUEST COMMENTARY: Obama's immigration policy is right on target

Immigration — always an emotional issue — is back on the front burner with President Barack Obama’s recent announcement of a partial change in federal policy. The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling on Arizona’s “show your papers” law will no doubt further inflame passions.

July 01, 2012 12:00 am

Indiana to bill feds $131M for expenses linked to illegal immigrants

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana plans to bill the federal government $130,953,979, the estimated cost of state services used by illegal immigrants since July 1, 2011.

June 29, 2012 7:15 pm
Constitutionality of Indiana immigration law still unresolved

Constitutionality of Indiana immigration law still unresolved

INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana Hispanic social services organization will continue its legal challenge to the state's 2011 immigration law after a U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday involving a similar Arizona law left the constitutionality of most provisions of the Indiana law unresolved.

June 25, 2012 7:00 pm
Activists linking crimes to illegal immigrants demonstrate outside Visclosky's office

Activists linking crimes to illegal immigrants demonstrate outside Visclosky's office

MERRILLVILLE | The government can prevent the deaths of thousands of Americans each year, a local woman said outside U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's office Sunday afternoon.

November 06, 2011 7:30 pm

State senator passes bar exam on second try

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, has passed the Indiana bar exam after failing the required test to become a lawyer on his first try.

September 23, 2011 1:00 pm Related
DOUG ROSS: A perfect time to discuss immigration

DOUG ROSS: A perfect time to discuss immigration

Right after Labor Day, and right before the 10th anniversary of the terrible terrorist attacks on 9/11, is an ideal time to discuss economic and border security issues. Having discussed this at length last week with a Mexican diplomat doesn't hurt, either.

September 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Zoeller won't seek quick appeal of judge's hold on immigration law

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller will not immediately appeal a federal judge's hold on Indiana's new immigration law.

July 19, 2011 6:00 pm

Seeds of legislative dissent produce bumper crop of lawsuits

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana legislators aren't surprised the partisan policy divide that led to the longest legislative walkout in state history has resulted in court challenges to three of the most significant laws enacted this year, with more likely to come.

July 09, 2011 11:40 pm
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