The mysterious online war against a payday lending crackdown

By Daniel Wagner

Anonymous group called "Stop the Choke" says Obama crackdown on illegal online payments is "destroying the free market."

Excerpts from this story referencing "Ted Cruz":

"… e features dozens of photos and references to Tea Party favorite U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. A Cruz spokesman said the Facebook page “is not affiliated wit …"

New immigration bill provides ray of hope for separated families

By Susan Ferriss

New immigration bill may ease years-long 'bars' that have split spouses and children

Excerpts from this story referencing "San Diego":

"… e border twice in the 1990s, and had been caught once.   A family in San Diego interviewed by the Center, headed by T.J. and Maythe Barbour of San Diego, …"

"… San Diego interviewed by the Center, headed by T.J. and Maythe Barbour of San Diego, is struggling with a 20-year bar that Maythe was given after a police off …"

Witnesses tell Congress that Americans, legal residents’ families suffer due to immigration laws

By Susan Ferriss

Representatives from American Families United testified before House Judiciary subcommittee on hardships of immigration bars

Rep. Gutierrez meets on Capitol Hill with families torn apart by 1996 immigration law

By Susan Ferriss

Separated families meet with Rep. Gutierrez, hoping to be included in proposed reforms.

GOP immigration hardliner told constituent to take family to Mexico

By Susan Ferriss

The record of some GOP members of Congress shows it will take work to persuade them to embrace immigration reform.

Separated by law: Families torn apart by 1996 immigration measure

By Susan Ferriss and Amy Isackson

Immigration measure has split husbands from wives, children from parents.

Excerpts from this story referencing "San Diego":

"… , alone with the couple’s two small children. T.J. Barbour, a native of San Diego, has been struggling every day to care for a 10-year-old son, since his wi …"

"… ties, knows what he is doing every Wednesday night and every weekend. The San Diego resident leaves his Rancho Bernardo neighborhood, packs his car with house …"

"… buy for less in the United States, like toilet paper, and drives over the San Diego-Tijuana border on those Wednesdays through heavy traffic to see his wife. …"

"… mes necessity makes you do things.” T.J. was just out of high school in San Diego when he met Maythe, at Burger King, about a dozen years ago. He tried out …"

A dizzying series of legal twists and turns

By Susan Ferriss and Amy Isackson

Immigrant spouses struggling to understand changing laws, partisan politics

Most eligible for Obama undocumented program already working

By Susan Ferriss

Aug. 15 start date for undocumented youths ages 15 to 30 to apply for deportation reprieve

Facts American adults can learn from undocumented kids

By Susan Ferriss

With young illegal immigrants an election-year football, politicians often leave out why there's no 'right way' to attempt to immigrate.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Visa":

"… here on U.S. soil, or back in birth countries, to become legal immigrants. Visas to enter the United States are not open to anyone on a first-come, first- …"

Medicare fraud: What you need to know

By Sarah Whitmire

Last week's biggest-ever Medicare fraud bust nabbed 107 care providers, but how does this effort stack up?

About 46,400 immigrants claiming U.S. children deported in six months

By Susan Ferriss

Obama administration clashes with immigrant advocates over deportations of parents, and the definition of criminal immigrants.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Barbara Gonzalez":

"… ered to leave, followed by Phoenix with 1,616 final orders for deportation.Barbara Gonzalez, ICE press secretary in Washington, D.C., said that ICE uses “prose …"

IMPACT: Fishing industry rep calls ICIJ investigation an 'explosive cocktail that damages the Spaniards'

By Mar Cabra

Spanish fishing industry officials wrote letter to prime minister to complain about ICIJ's 'Looting the Seas II' investigation

FACT CHECK: Romney’s ‘magnet’ charge attracts scrutiny

By FactCheck.Org

Republican presidential front-runner referred to a number of U.S. policies as 'magnets' for illegal immigration

Excerpts from this story referencing "U.S. Census Bureau":

"… report by the Department of Homeland Security, based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s annual American Community Survey. And it’s true that the report esti …"

Book Review: A rising tide of white-collar lies

By Michael Hudson

New book examines dissembling by Bernie Madoff, Martha Stewart, Barry Bonds

Portland college students demand changes in sexual assault process

By Lee van der Voo

Students at Portland's Reed College demand changes to the school's approach to sexual assault allegations.

NOAA moves to police seas

By Traver Riggins

As part of their continuing effort to take a lead in managing global fisheries, officials with the U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospher

Health care fraud cases drop despite bigger budget

By Joe Eaton

The official line at the Department of Justice is that investigators are battling Medicare and Medicaid fraud like never before. But the mos

Excerpts from this story referencing "Detroit":

"… busts and strike teams operating in Southern Florida, Southern California, Detroit, Brooklyn, and other cities. But Grassley, citing DOJ data, found the resu …"

Center's campus assault series part of Congressional hearing record

By Caitlin Ginley

The Center for Public Integrity’s Sexual Assault on Campus became part of the official record of a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing tod

'Undetected rapists' on campus: A troubling plague of repeat offenders

By Jennifer Peebles and Kristen Lombardi

A chilling case of sexual assault at Texas A&M

Excerpts from this story referencing "David Lisak":

"… st in life?”The number of serial offenders did not surprise psychologist David Lisak, a University of Massachusetts-Boston expert on campus sexual assault.“T …"