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Tim Egan: In praise of 'imperfect' immigrants
The columnist joins a Seattle couple in tracing American immigration back to a tiny village in Slovenia.
Immigrant in the running for Miss Seafair
Tania Santiago, 21, — who was born in Mexico and came to the U.S. at four — wasn't sure she'd be able to compete for the main crown when she won Miss Hispanic Seafair this year. The scholarship connected to the title requires participants to be a legal citizen. Santiago received word Monday that she will be eligible to compete.
Immigration reform bill buried by amendments
A new immigration reform bill was outshined this week by its 300 amendments. Some of the amendments include: punishing South Korean immigrants until South Korea buys more U.S. beef, and an amendment that requires a familly of four to make more than $94,000 a year. This reform could cost more than $6 trillion dollars, a report says.
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