Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Friday argued against President Obama’s executive actions on immigration by citing Japanese internment camps during World War II as an example of too much presidential power…..Share on Facebook
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“Our plans are to maintain an offensive capability in Afghanistan,” he said.
The officer said he expected the Pentagon to issue an order in the next several weeks detailing the military’s role in Afghanistan in 2015 under Operation Resolute Support, which will become the new name for the Afghanistan war.
The Pentagon plans to take the lead role in advising and training Afghan forces in southern and eastern Afghanistan, with Italy also operating in the east, Germany in the north and Turkey in Kabul.Share on Facebook
While tens of thousands of illegal immigrants in the greater Washington area eagerly awaited Obama’s announcement Thursday, those who stood to personally benefit fell into two categories: parents of U.S.-born or resident children, and some adults who entered the U.S. as children themselves. For others — especially older workers who left their families behind — there was no hint of a coming reprieve.Share on Facebook
But while the rhetoric has stayed largely the same, immigration hasn’t. The immigration debate, now as then, focuses primarily on illegal immigration from Latin America. Yet most new immigrants aren’t Latinos. Most Latinos aren’t immigrants. And, based on the best available evidence, there are fewer undocumented immigrants in the U.S. today than there were in 2007……Share on Facebook
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 11/20/14… The battle begins to succeed Julian Castro in San Antonio
San Antonio Mayor: Plenty of big cities will hold mayoral elections next year, and it looks like we’ll have an exciting race to look forward to in the nation’s seventh largest city. Former Democratic state Rep. Mike Villarreal made his intentions known almost from the moment that then-Mayor Julian Castro was appointed to President Obama’s cabinet, and Villarreal spent months as the only declared candidate……Share on Facebook