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August 14, 2014 at 6:08 AM

Immigration: Time to repay debt for generational policy failures

Thanks for publishing Kay Hubbard’s guest column on the history of U.S. policies and their contribution to the present influx of thousands of children seeking refuge from the violence of their home countries [“How U.S. foreign policy in Central America created the child border crisis,” Opinion, Aug. 12].  We owe these children safety, not only…

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Comments | More in Immigration | Topics: foreign policy, immigration, Mexico

June 19, 2014 at 7:04 AM

Jailed Mexican leader: Time for John Kerry to do something

Nestora Salgado speaks to community members at a gathering in Olinalá, in the state of Guerrero, Mexico, before she went to prison. (Courtesy of the Salgado family)

A big thanks for an excellent article on the campaign to free naturalized U.S. citizen and Mexican indigenous leader Nestora Salgado [“Pressure mounts to free Renton woman imprisoned in Mexico,” Local News, June 16].

The next question is what more will Secretary of State John Kerry do to

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Comments | More in Mexico | Topics: jail, John Kerry, Megan Cornish

June 15, 2014 at 9:03 AM

Immigration: Beef up security

After reading the column “Immigration cruelties of the ‘compassionate’ sort” by Jay Ambrose [Opinion, June 11], I came away wondering why are we not holding Mexico and the Central American countries responsible for allowing children to travel through their borders and into the U. S.? I was under the assumption that we give those…

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Comments | More in Immigration | Topics: Central America, Gilberto Hedges-Blanquez, immigration

September 2, 2013 at 11:40 AM

Efficient plant boosts Mazda manufacturing

Not the most efficient way Robots work on the assembly line of the Mazda6 (Atenza) model at Mazda Motor Corp.’s plant in Hofu, Japan on Aug. 27. [AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi] Your gee-whiz story about the efficient Mazda plant, leaves the reader with plenty of “so what?” questions. [“Super-efficient plant gives boost to Mazda,” Business, Aug. 28.] Does…

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Comments | More in Business, Economy | Topics: costs, efficiency, japan

May 7, 2013 at 7:34 AM

President Obama to help Mexico fight drug and gun trafficking

President Barack Obama waves to the media as he returns to the White House after his summit meetings in Mexico and Costa Rica. (Mike Theiler / UPI / MCT) Obama acts hypocriticallyPresident Obama must not know the meaning of irony or hypocrisy. He said recently while in Mexico that the United States was partially responsible for…

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Comments | More in Foreign policy, Gun control | Topics: background checks, gun control, Mexico