Illegal Immigration from China, South Korea, India on the Rise

The Migration Policy Institute, which studies the global flow of people, recently issued a report...

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Irish, Some Illegally in U.S. for 30 years, Hope for Amnesty

For the most part, conversations about illegal immigrants in the United States focus on Mexicans...

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Orange County Sheriff Sees SB 54 Perils, Says It Would Put Public Safety at Risk

The federal government gives Orange County in California $26 million annually in recompense for...

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Massachusetts Considers California Copy-Cat Sanctuary State Bill

The Massachusetts Legislature is considering adopting a sanctuary state law similar to SB 54 that...

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California: The state where people don’t move

IRS data for 2015 shows 207,861 tax filers — a good estimate of households — from other states lived in California the year before. We may miss those old relatives or friends, but they add up to only 1.48 percent of 14 million California filings. Only Michigan had a lower exits-to-population ratio. (Images compiled from Wikimedia Commons)

More states follow Trump's assault on 'sanctuary cities'

Many cities across the U.S. identify as sanctuary cities, despite President Trump's threat to withhold federal funds.
Here's a closer look at what that label means. USA TODAY NETWORK

Sanctuary Bills in Maryland Faced a Surprise Foe: Legal Immigrants

Residents of Howard County, Md., at the start of a county council meeting in March.CreditMatt Roth for The New York Times

Noise pollution is drowning out nature even in protected areas – study

Steps have been taken to cut the noise from motor boats and snowmobiles in Yellowstone national park. Photograph: Konrad Wothe/Getty Images

By Damian Carrington
May 4 2017 
The Guardian
 

​​ Los Angeles hits a milestone: 4 million people and counting

Downtown Los Angeles is viewed from Hilltop Park in Signal Hill. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)

By Shelby Grad
May 2, 2017
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles gained 42,470 people between 2016 and 2017.

Texas, California take very different approaches to 'sanctuary city' debate

By Gregg Jarrett
April 26, 2017 
Fox News
 
The rise of the sanctuary city movement has created a deep divide among American states, with the nation’s two most populous states taking drastically different stances from each other on cooperating with federal immigration guidelines.
 

Washington threatens funding cut to California, other 'sanctuary' areas

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Justice will stop awarding grants to sanctuary cities, during Monday's White House press briefing. "Unfortunately some states and cities have adopted policies designed to frustrate the enforcement of immigration laws," Sessions said. "These policies violate federal law," he said. The White House
 
By Julia Edwards Ainsley and Andy Sullivan
April 24, 2017

Earth Day 2017 – Population growth is the key environmental problem

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Earth Day 2017 – Population growth is the key environmental problem
 
SANTA BARBARA – A devastating oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara inspired Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson to create the first Earth Day in 1970. Twenty million Americans participated in events as Nelson and other conservationists noted that “every environmental problem is a population problem.”

California again leads list with 6 of the top 10 most polluted U.S. cities

A view of LA's air pollution (Photo: Gabriel Bouys, AFP/Getty Images)
Doyle Rice
April 19, 2017
USA Today

California's smoggy reputation appears to be deserved: Six of the USA's 10 cities with the worst air pollution are in the Golden State, according to a new report.

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