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While Democrats in Congress are hoping to push health care reform forward in honor of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, the senator's death serves as a reminder that Congress and President Obama have substantial work to do to accomplish another of Kennedy's lifelong causes: immigration reform.

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CBS News | 08/26/09

On Wednesday, South Floridians from the University of Miami president to elected officials weighed in on the passing of U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy, praising him for his lifetime commitment to public service.

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Miami Herald | 08/26/09

Their views may not be readily apparent in opinion surveys, but last fall, increasing numbers of minorities and immigrants spoke loudly at the polls that really counted.

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Florida Times-Union | 08/25/09

In a USA Today article today crediting Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) for having

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WonkRoom | 08/25/09

A perceived weakness of the liberal argument on immigration is over-reliance on the concept of compassion. The perception is reinforced in part by reality, as liberals commonly call upon people to remember the importance of basic human solidarity and concern for others in the debate over immigration.

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WireTap Magazine | 08/24/09

New U.S. citizens like Ignacia J

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The Santa Fe New Mexican | 08/23/09

There's no time like a recession to find scapegoats, and immigrants are always a popular choice. Blame immigrants, legal and illegal, for the high unemployment rate. If they weren't here, the complaint goes, millions of great jobs would open up for native-born Americans who are ready and willing to do the work. Get rid of the country's 11 million illegal immigrants and you would solve the unemployment problem. Or would you?

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Palm Beach Post | 08/23/09

Detractors of immigration reform legislation managed to defeat an effort to get it through Congress in 2006 and 2007 partly through publicly deriding the proposals as "amnesty bills," defining the legislation as efforts to give illegal immigrants a penalty-free opportunity to remain in the United States.

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Homeland Security Today | 08/23/09

The Department of Homeland Security is requiring counties that participate in its illegal-immigration enforcement program to agree to a new focus on violent criminals.

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Washington Examiner | 08/22/09

President Barack Obama pushed back his immigration reform agenda until 2010, but a little-known initiative requiring employers to verify the legal status of their workers may ignite a political powder keg.

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Washington Examiner | 08/22/09