"The Maryland National Guard is deploying 120 soldiers to Arizona to help monitor the Mexican border"."The Maryland soldiers mostly will come from the 58th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and the 1st Squadron 158th Cavalry."
"America's immigrants have more enduring marriages than U.S. citizens, but experts say they cannot be considered reinforcements in the battle to maintain the traditional family in this country. Once here, immigrants get caught in America's culture of divorce."
"House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., and Majority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, held a press conference Thursday to announce that House Republican chairmen and members of nine committees will hold 21 hearings on immigration in 13 states during the August recess."
"SANTA ANA DE GUADALUPE, Mexico - As the United States calls out the National Guard and prepares to build new fences along the border, some migrants in this deeply Catholic area are seeking assistance - but not from some ordinary coyote or guide."
"A controversial measure designed to crack down on illegal immigrants won unanimous approval late Wednesday night from the Township Council in Riverside, New Jersey. Just a decade ago maybe 30 Brazilians lived here. Now officials claim that population has surged to 20 or...
"Spc. Anthony Maielli of the National Guard is posted in the back of a pickup truck, parked on a San Diego hill called Arnie's Point. He points the lens of a giant infrared scope, which will allow him to see when darkness falls, south over the US-Mexican border."
"As the fight over immigration gets ever hotter both in Washington and in many states, one thing seems obvious: Neither of the pending congressional bills is broad enough to deal with the basic issues."
American immigrants automatically became naturalized citizens upon residence of three years, if they were married and self-supporting. They were free of taxes for six years. They were subject to half payments for another six years. Total 12 years.