Corey Dade http://www.kunc.org en Sharpton 2.0: From Outsider To Insider http://www.kunc.org/post/sharpton-20-outsider-insider Although he's been a public figure for three decades, the Rev. Al Sharpton is more visible these days than ever, often in ways even he wouldn't have dreamed when he was leading protests on the streets of New York in the 1980s.<p>If you watched the inauguration ceremony for President Barack Obama, you probably saw the dais behind him filled with the usual lot of past presidents, members of Congress and so on. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 21:06:00 +0000 Corey Dade 41439 at http://www.kunc.org Sharpton 2.0: From Outsider To Insider Bipartisan Senate Group Kick-Starts Immigration Battle http://www.kunc.org/post/bipartisan-senate-group-kick-starts-immigration-battle A bipartisan Senate plan unveiled Monday to overhaul the U.S. Mon, 28 Jan 2013 22:21:00 +0000 Corey Dade 39404 at http://www.kunc.org Bipartisan Senate Group Kick-Starts Immigration Battle House Gears Up For Immigration Battle http://www.kunc.org/post/house-gears-immigration-battle With immigration expected to be a top issue in the new Congress, lawmakers in both parties continue to call for a bipartisan approach — while also preparing for battle.<p>The messaging from many House Democrats and Republicans about the chances of passing an immigration overhaul remains optimistic. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 23:09:00 +0000 Corey Dade 38592 at http://www.kunc.org House Gears Up For Immigration Battle New Immigration Battle: Driver's Licenses http://www.kunc.org/post/new-immigration-battle-drivers-licenses In a sign of growing opposition to President Obama's immigration policy, Iowa has become the latest state to deny driver's licenses to young illegal immigrants who receive deferments from deportation.<p>Iowa joins Michigan, Nebraska and Arizona in denying licenses or non-operator identification cards because, officials say, Obama's <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/06/15/155126911/president-obamas-immigration-shift-could-bolster-latino-support-in-november" target="_self">deferred action program</a> doesn't grant legal status in the United States. Fri, 28 Dec 2012 23:50:00 +0000 Corey Dade 38199 at http://www.kunc.org Obama Administration Deported Record 1.5 Million People http://www.kunc.org/post/obama-administration-deported-record-15-million-people Although President Obama supports setting a path to citizenship for many illegal immigrants, his administration deported a record 1.5 million of them in his first term.<p>In addition, the <a href="http://www.ice.gov/removal-statistics/" target="_blank">latest data</a> released by the government in recent days show that an unprecedented 409,849 people were deported for the fiscal year that ended Sept. Mon, 24 Dec 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Corey Dade 38052 at http://www.kunc.org Obama Administration Deported Record 1.5 Million People