World / Crime & Legal Jan 16, 2014

Border Patrol rights violations alleged, probe sought

Border Patrol agents at southern Arizona checkpoints routinely violate the constitutional rights of U.S. citizens with illegal searches and other actions although the stops are supposed to be limited to immigration enforcement, according to a complaint filed Wednesday. The letter from the American Civil Liberties ...

World / Politics Jan 8, 2014

U.S. immigration overhaul gains steam

After last year's confrontations and missteps, President Barack Obama begins 2014 clinging to the hope of winning a lasting legislative achievement: an overhaul of U.S. immigration laws. It will require a deft and careful use of his powers, combining a public campaign in the face ...

Israeli hard line on African migrants crushes hopes

World Jan 8, 2014

Israeli hard line on African migrants crushes hopes

Tumuzgee Aman fled his native Eritrea three years ago in search of a better life, making his way to Israel after a treacherous journey across Egypt's Sinai Desert. But after briefly finding work in a copper mine, his dream came crashing down when Israeli ...

African migrants march in Israel demanding rights

World Jan 6, 2014

African migrants march in Israel demanding rights

About 10,000 African migrants marched in Israel's financial center of Tel Aviv on Sunday and gathered in front of City Hall in their largest demonstration yet to demand work rights and better treatment from the Israeli government. Over the past eight years, roughly 60,000 African ...

California court grants law license to illegal immigrant

World Jan 3, 2014

California court grants law license to illegal immigrant

The California Supreme Court granted a law license Thursday to a man who has lived in the U.S. illegally for two decades, a ruling that advocates hope will open the door to millions of immigrants seeking to enter other professions such as medicine, nursing ...