Immigration, Journalism and the Presidential Race

The Hill, a Capitol Hill newspaper published an article on February 3, 2012 that provides an example of the ways that immigration is often inaccurately portrayed in the media leading to false assumptions by many folks that can be cleared up by simply considering the facts.  That article was entitled: “Dems face tricky immigration choice”.

Secure the border: What does that mean?

As a part of the resolution of the illegal immigration issue, Presidential candidates tout that they will "secure the border" should they become the next Commander-in-Chief.  For many who don't live near the U.S.-Mexico border, it sounds like a reasonable goal.  However, what do they mean by "secure the border?"