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The Debate Over The Obama Administration’s Deportation Policy

By Victoria Cepeda The debate is on whether the Obama administration’s illegal immigration deportation policy is harsher than that of the Bush administration. So far, over 1 million illegal immigrants have been deported in the past 2.5 years. A palliative initiative, to what some believe to be the government’s harsh deportation tactics, was introduced in August allowing young […]

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Republicans Stall FEMA Aid

By Victoria Cepeda, Efrain Nieves Natural disaster victims will have to wait for relief aid a bit longer thanks to House Republicans. Senate Republicans blocked a “$7 billion aid package  for relief funding of the natural disasters that have swept the country this summer” (abcnews.com). According to abcnews.com: Democrats again need 60 votes to advance the […]

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Police in Puerto Rico Are Accused of Abuses in Justice Dept. Report

WASHINGTON — In a blistering condemnation of the second-largest police force in the United States, the Justice Department is accusing the Puerto Rico Police Department of a “profound” and “longstanding” pattern of civil rights violations and other illegal practices that have left it “broken in a number of critical and fundamental respects.”  Read more on […]

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