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  • The looming immigration fight [Editorial]

    The looming immigration fight  [Editorial]
    The Department of Homeland Security reported recently that the flood of unaccompanied minors from Central America illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico has slowed to a trickle compared to just a few months ago. The reason? Mexican authorities, at the urging of the Obama administration, are intercepting the migrants and deporting before they ever reach the U.S. That bilateral cooperation appears to be more effective at deterring illegal immigrants than anything tried so far, and if continued it could finally begin to ease the humanitarian crisis on our southern border.
  • Safe-boating course offered — it's required to receive card

    The Harris Chain Sail & Power Squadron and the Lake County Sheriff's Office marine patrol unit will offer a safe-boating class from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 13 in Room 112 at Lake-Sumter State College's Foundation Building M at the Leesburg campus, 9501 U....

    Broaden the 'voluntary departure' settlement

    Broaden the 'voluntary departure' settlement
    Federal immigration agents often persuade migrants from Mexico suspected of being in the U.S. illegally to sign what are known as "voluntary departure" forms, in which the detainees agree to leave the country without a deportation hearing. Used properly,...

    World comments that elicit a 'yep' or 'nope' [Commentary]

    World comments that elicit a 'yep' or 'nope' [Commentary]
    Sometimes, you come across a quote or phrase that jolts your sensibilities.  The words can be as deep and thought provoking as those supplied by Golda Meir below, or as mind numbingly ludicrous as those uttered by the Dartmouth College protesters of...

    O'Malley tightens rules on federal immigration requests

    O'Malley tightens rules on federal immigration requests
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has imposed strict new rules to limit when the state may hold immigrants in Baltimore's jail at the request of federal authorities, dealing a new blow to a national program intended to catch people who are in the country illegally....