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ACLU: Muslims face more scrutiny for citizenship

LOS ANGELES — A government program to screen immigrants for national security concerns has blacklisted some Muslims and put their U.S. citizenship applications on hold for years, civil liberties advocates said Wednesday. The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California ...

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C. Fraser Smith: ‘The habits of citizenship must be learned’

On Election Day this year, I saw the perfect democratic tableau several times: A mother or father walking in bright sunlight toward the local polling place, son or daughter in hand. The children would be watching citizenship and democracy. They ...

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Arizona legislation targets automatic citizenship

PHOENIX — Lawmakers in Arizona are proposing a bill that challenges automatic U.S. citizenship for children of illegal immigrants, their latest foray into the national debate over illegal immigration. Republican Rep. John Kavanagh, who filed the Arizona plan Thursday, said ...

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