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    Is President Obama the “Deporter in Chief”?

Is President Obama the “Deporter in Chief”?

Concerns regarding the treatment and deportation of undocumented immigrants under the Obama administration have prompted migrant communities and activists to take action. As plans are underway to deport 2 million people by next month, members of the Latino community, including lawmakers from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, have expressed concerns regarding the high rate of detention and deportation during the President’s term in office. They have been urging Obama toward a

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    Ex-Convict Governor Edwards to Run for Office Again

Ex-Convict Governor Edwards to Run for Office Again

He is most well known for being convicted of laundering, conspiracy and multiple counts of racketeering in 2000. Edwards was accused of extorting millions from casino license applicants during his time in office. He was in prison from 2001 until 2011. In wondering why the public should place their trust in the ex-convict he said, “I acknowledge that there are good reasons why I should not run. I know that,

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