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Government shutdown and out

The Capitol Building in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018.  (Andrew Harnick | AP)

Ross Greer, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2018

After a three-day shutdown, the government is back, at least for the time being.  President Trump signed a short-term spending bill to keep the government afloat until Feb. 8 after Democratic leadership tried and failed to use the budget as a bargaining tool in immigration discussions. The shutdow...

The forbidden land: Cuba re-opening

Painted murals are displayed on the street in Havana, Cuba. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

Kevin Gross

April 19, 2015

Antonio Morales-Pita, a DePaul economics professor and former economic policy consultant in Cuba, remembers his decision to leave the country. Read More »...

Child, not alien, migration

Jaren Rodriguez, 20, at a rally in Tijuana, Mexico, organized by the National Immigrant Youth Alliance that hopes to bring families back to their homes in the United States. He was brought to the United States when he was four and graduated from high school in San Jose, Calif. He later self-deported in an attempt to legalize his immigration status. (Don Bartletti | Tribune News Service / Los Angeles Times)

Parker Asmann

November 9, 2014

As tears swelled in their eyes and they fought back the emotions creeping in, Raquel and Alexis Cervantes couldn’t understand why their parents were sending them to the United States for high school after having just completed their secondary education in Baja California Sur, the second smallest...

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