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A Better Solution to America’s Immigration Problem

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The World
Nov. 21 2014 3:40 PMCan Putin Turn the ISIS Mess to Russia’s Advantage?
The Slate Quiz
Nov. 20 2014 11:55 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Politics
Nov. 20 2014 7:39 PMObama’s Trojan Horse?No, the president’s executive action on immigration will not create millions of Democratic voters.
Politics
Nov. 20 2014 4:46 PMCounting to 5 MillionThe most likely scenarios for Obama’s overhaul of the U.S. immigration system, charted.
War Stories
Nov. 20 2014 4:11 PMJaw-Jaw With IranWe are likely going to blow the deadline in the Iranian nuclear negotiations. But why not just keep talking?
Jurisprudence
Nov. 20 2014 1:01 PMObama’s Immigration Plan Is Perfectly ConstitutionalIt’s a routine exercise of presidential power.
The World
Nov. 20 2014 12:36 PMListen to the Ebola Charity Single That Isn’t Condescending Schlock
The World
Nov. 19 2014 4:25 PMKuwait’s Novel Solution for Undocumented Residents: Buy Them Citizenship in Some Other Country
The World
Nov. 19 2014 12:37 PMAre the United States and Saudi Arabia Conspiring to Keep Oil Prices Down?
History
Nov. 19 2014 10:35 AM“Your Future Is Very Dark”The incredible story of former CIA agent John T. Downey, the longest held American captive of war.
Foreigners
Nov. 18 2014 4:01 PMPutin the PariahThe Russian president is isolated, shunned, and ignored. And that makes him even more dangerous.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 18 2014 3:07 PMFairness in FergusonThe grand jury system is corrupt, and the Darren Wilson case shows how to fix it.
Politics
Nov. 18 2014 2:07 PMWhat Do Republicans Mean When They Say Amnesty?Hint: They don’t really know.
Foreigners
Nov. 18 2014 10:12 AMDid Abdul-Rahman Kassig Deny ISIS the Ending It Wanted?
Foreigners
Nov. 21 2014 4:14 PMHate Thy NeighborHow Israel teaches its citizens all the wrong lessons.
Roads & Kingdoms
Nov. 21 2014 12:45 PMFaith and Fear in Istanbul The Alevis, Turkey’s largest religious minority, have been persecuted for centuries. Will the fallout from the war in Syria only make things worse?  
Jurisprudence
Nov. 20 2014 8:48 PMIt’s LegalThe underpinnings of the president’s immigration plan are anything but radical.
The World
Nov. 20 2014 4:57 PMPolio Could Soon Be the Second Human Disease Eradicated by Vaccines
Politics
Nov. 20 2014 4:23 PMThe President’s PrecedentsObama won’t be the first executive to go it alone on immigration. Does that make Republican outrage unjustified?
Jurisprudence
Nov. 20 2014 3:00 PMSacrifices to the Second AmendmentAccording to the NRA’s logic, the first victims of a mass shooting are merely an alarm for others to respond.
Politics
Nov. 20 2014 1:01 PMWho’s In and Who’s Out?Obama is offering a reprieve to millions of unauthorized immigrants. Exactly who gets one will be determined by a string of wonky details.
Politics
Nov. 20 2014 12:05 PMBanned From AmericaHow U.S. immigration policy has forced some American citizens into exile.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 19 2014 1:55 PMMassive Failures of JusticeWhy Texas is about to execute a profoundly mentally ill man.
Politics
Nov. 19 2014 10:56 AMPrepare for the WorstMissouri’s governor smears the residents of Ferguson and misunderstands the cause of last summer’s chaos.
Politics
Nov. 19 2014 8:31 AMThe PunisherObama came into office promising to bring people together. Now he leads with his fists.
Politics
Nov. 18 2014 3:50 PMAn Imperial President?Hardly. The smarter Republican response is to pass their own legislation, not howl in protest.
The World
Nov. 18 2014 2:32 PMDeaths From Terrorism Increased by 60 Percent Last Year
The World
Nov. 18 2014 11:54 AMWhat’s Really Behind Jerusalem’s Explosion of Violence?
Foreigners
Nov. 18 2014 4:00 AMSlate Voice: “Russia Gets Religion”From Moscow, Josh Keating reports on a religious revival in Putin’s Russia.

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