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September 15, 2014 12:00 am

Deportations down 20 percent, fewest since 2007

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion.

September 12, 2014 7:18 am
Conflict over immigration

Conflict over immigration

Immigration supporters David Smith, center, and Rona Smith debate with an anti-immigration protester on Aug. 2 in Conroe, Texas. Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to use $38 million in emergency funds to begin the deployment of up to 1,000 National Guard troops along Texas' border with Mexico, his…

August 18, 2014 12:00 am
Another Indiana congressman warns of immigrant Ebola risk

Another Indiana congressman warns of immigrant Ebola risk

INDIANAPOLIS | A Hoosier congressman who aspires to a House leadership post is perpetuating the unsubstantiated claim by U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, that Central American children immigrating to the United States might be carrying the Ebola virus.

August 11, 2014 1:55 pm Related

GUEST EDITORIAL: Pence and Indiana's immigrant kids

Gov. Mike Pence didn't mince words last week in a letter to President Barack Obama about his "profound concern about the federal government's mishandling" of the rising number of unaccompanied Central American children crossing the U.S. border.

August 08, 2014 12:00 am
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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence responds to illegal immigrant children being transported to Indiana.

August 06, 2014 12:00 am
Rokita demands medical exams for all entering U.S.

Rokita demands medical exams for all entering U.S.

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, endorsed mandatory government medical examinations for all people entering the United States to protect the country from Ebola and "prevent an outbreak of any type of disease inside our borders."

August 05, 2014 5:25 pm
Indiana Congressman says immigrant kids might have Ebola

Indiana Congressman says immigrant kids might have Ebola

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., suggested Monday that immigrant children from Central America could be carrying the Ebola virus that has killed some 800 people this year in West Africa.

August 04, 2014 8:00 pm Related
DOUG ROSS: Government dysfunction continues to erode trust

DOUG ROSS: Government dysfunction continues to erode trust

Today's topic is government dysfunction, but this is not meant to be an exhaustive list. There's too much of it for that. Instead, let's look at three examples.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
nwi.com Political Roundtable

nwi.com Political Roundtable

The Times' Robert Blaszkiewicz and Crista Zivanovic discuss the leadership change in the Gary Police Department, Gov. Mike Pence's lobbying efforts to expand Healthy Indiana, Pence's objection to the state housing undocumented children immigrants, and a twist in the corruption case against L…

July 31, 2014 6:49 pm
Pence wants child immigrants sent home

Pence wants child immigrants sent home

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence wants the 245 unaccompanied child immigrants recently placed with Indiana relatives or sponsors sent back across the nation's southern border as soon as possible.

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July 27, 2014 12:00 am
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July 27, 2014 12:00 am
Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

A Customs and Border Protection vehicle patrols on the Texas border near the Rio Grande, Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Mission, Texas. Texas is spending $1.3 million a week for a bigger DPS presence along the border. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, Pool)

July 25, 2014 11:00 pm

Illegal immigrants get better care than veterans

Our quality of life in America is on decline and getting worse. As long as you continue to vote the same way, you will get the same results. Washington is out of control, and the lawless president is allowing tens of thousands of illegal youths per month into our country.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am

How is doubling immigration good for the U.S. worker?

For the past 13 years, we’ve allowed record numbers of legal immigrants and guest workers into our country. Since 2008, when the economy went into recession and millions of jobs were lost, do we to this day import so many foreign workers?

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

No wonder we're trillions in debt

Is the president capable of doing simple math? Is Congress? Or are the American people so disconnected that we accept a government that seizes any and all opportunities to expand at the taxpayer’s expense?

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Why not use returning troops for border patrol?

They say immigration is unsolvable.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am
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