May 6, 2015


After shipwreck, Italy presses EU for reforms in human trafficking

ROME — Italy pressed the European Union on Wednesday to devise concrete, robust steps to stop the deadly tide of migrants on smugglers’ boats in the Mediterranean, including setting up refugee camps in countries bordering Libya. Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti also said human traffickers must be targeted with military intervention. “We know where the Read More…

Lorain family awaits dreaded knock

Adrian Bermudez, of Lorain, talks last week about his son, Juan, who is facing possible deportation.

LORAIN — When one of the Bermudez family’s greatest fears resurfaced last week, it arrived in a dark red Chevrolet Impala. Uvaldo Bermudez, 25, doesn’t know how long the car was following him as he wove through Lorain and into Elyria with his brother and two friends the morning of March 3. All he knows Read More…

High court rejects part of Arizona immigration law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court struck down key provisions of Arizona’s crackdown on immigrants Monday but said a much-debated portion on checking suspects’ status could go forward. The court did not throw out the state provision requiring police to check the immigration status of someone they suspect is in the United States illegally. Even Read More…