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'Dreamers' switch to civil disobedience to help cause

PHOENIX, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A shift in tactics of Dream Act supporters, with escalating acts of civil disobedience, has been noted by immigration reform organizers.
The Issue: How far is the reach of the scandal monster dogging Obama?

The Issue: How far is the reach of the scandal monster dogging Obama?

Talk about a whiff. The Obama administration, in one extraordinarily difficult stretch, was belted with the specters of the U.S. Consulate bombing, word of the IRS targeting conservative groups and the revelation that the FBI was rifling through The Associated Press' phone records.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

New York City bill would let non-citizen immigrants vote

NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- Some 800,000 immigrants would get the right to vote under a New York bill that would make the city the largest to let non-citizens vote in local elections.

Business groups push back on immigration

WASHINGTON, July 6 (UPI) -- U.S. business groups are pushing back against pressure on employers that has become a feature of a crackdown on illegal immigration, The New York Times reports.

U.S. to participate in anti-racism meet

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Alphonso Jackson will lead the U.S. delegation to a conference on racism, xenophobia and discrimination.

Think tanks wrap-up II

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the second of three wrap-ups for Feb. 18.

Anlysis: GOP vote orthodoxy shy on facts

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- An orthodox analysis of the November election has been gradually emerging since Nov. 5. It holds that a major reason for the GOP victory was that they made significant inroads into the Hispanic and other minority votes and that this shows that their much
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Think tanks wrap-up II

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. T

End race preference policies?

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- Race relations have improved dramatically since the 1960s, and United States law and policy should reflect this change, two conservative think tanks report in a new book.
LISA TROSHINSKY, For United Press International
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Tamar Jacoby (born 1954) is known primarily for her writing on immigration-related issues.

A native of New York City, Ms. Jacoby graduated from Yale University in 1976, after which she became a staffer on the New York Review of Books. From 1981 to 1987 she served as a deputy editor of the op-ed page of The New York Times, and from 1987 to 1989 as a senior writer and justice editor at Newsweek. She has also been assistant to the editor at the New York Review of Books.

Her writing with regard to race relations and immigration has been published in numerous publications, including Commentary, Dissent, The Nation, The New Republic, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and the New York Times Book Review, among other journals of political thought and newspapers of national or regional scope.

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