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Texas Governor Rick Perry awaits the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama in Dallas, July 9, 2014.

Rick Perry: This is Obama’s Katrina

07/10/14 09:05AM

Texas Gov. Rick Perry jumped on the “Katrina” wagon Thursday, comparing an influx of Central American refugees to the devastating 2005 hurricane that killed more than 1,800 Americans and nearly destroyed New Orleans. read more

Praxedis Teran, left and Angel Coronilla, in their mobile home in Foley, Ala. on Oct. 7, 2011, shortly after Alabama passed one of the strictest immigration laws in the country.

Alabama is still paying for its immigration crackdown

05/07/14 03:53PM

HB 56, Alabama’s toughest-in-the-nation immigration law, is all but dead, but it’s still costing taxpayers money to bury it.The state settled a lawsuit with the Southern Poverty Law Center this week over a provision that barred undocumented immigrants from renewing their mobile home registration. read more