There needed to be a no-fingerprints, totally deniable approach to the overture. And into that opportunity walked O’Dowd, who was publisher of two influential Irish-American publications and had met Clinton during the presidential campaign. He offered to serve as a clandestine, off-the-books bridge between the United States and the IRA.
A woman who had been legally adopted by an American couple could be sent back to her birth country.
Police in central California say a couple fleeing immigration officials died after losing control of their sport utility vehicle and crashing onto a power pole.
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Mendelsohn, 49, is the creator of “Resistance Genealogy,” a term that has suddenly brought her a considerable amount of fame, to which she is still adjusting. And that is, essentially, a tweet-by-tweet exposé on hypocrisy, and a commentary on the stories America tells about itself.
The goofy red sign off State Road 23 still says “Eddie’s Steak Shed,” just as it always has. The thank-you plaques for sponsoring the county Little League are still in the front entrance, alongside 15 years’ worth of stickers honoring the steaks as the area’s best.
“I fell apart,” said Barbara McKinney, a teacher at Kellogg Marsh Elementary in Marysville. She’s taught the girl for two years and also one of her older sisters.
Mzenga Wanyama was asked to meet with Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials on Friday to discuss a “plan for removal.” His supporters were concerned that he’d be deported immediately.
The unnamed Arlingtonian who created the scholarship fund to assist immigrants intending to take the U.S. citizenship exam is emblematic of a break in the “us” and “them” dichotomy. This woman represents a restoration of “we,” and it is a restoration that more Americans ought to work to bring about. Too often, the topic of illegal immigration diverts attention from the immigrants seeking naturalization legally. The immigrants at the center of this article are among those working tirelessly to acquire citizenship by U.S. standards. The scholarship fund is an example of how Americans can and should help immigrants in their communities and how America can reinstate the language and thinking of a collective “we.”
For more than a decade, I documented one man’s deportation, the impact on his family and his eventual return to the U.S.