Article | December 4, 2013 | Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
December 3, 2013
House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) announced a series of moves among his junior staff Tuesday, including the addition of an immigration policy analyst who has worked for Republicans that have supported allowing undocumented immigrants to earn U.S. citizenship. Read more >
U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III has joined a national hunger strike aimed at pressing for a change in the country's immigration laws.
The congressman was among a new group of fasters replacing another group that ended their three-week fast Tuesday on the National Mall.
About half a dozen Congress members, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, were there as the fasters left the tent Tuesday. Minnesota Democratic U.S. Reps. Keith Ellison and Betty McCollum began one-day solidarity fasts with the activists. Read more >
Article | December 4, 2013 | Sandra Dibble | U-T San Diego
November 26, 2013
TIJUANA — Video footage, anonymous leaflets, and eyewitness accounts on Tuesday offered some insights into last weekend’s incident that saw more than 100 people rush a heavily patrolled stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border in broad daylight.
But the larger questions remained unanswered: Exactly who instigated the mass action on Sunday afternoon one quarter-mile west of the San Ysidro Port of Entry? And for what purpose? Read more >