The mother of Jose Pimentel spoke to reporters outside her upper Manhattan home the day after her son was arraigned in state court on terrorism-related charges.
Bomb plot: New York may have been saved from a series of terrorist attacks after police aprehended a man suspected of planning bombings throughout the city but the FBI felt the suspect lacked the mental capacity or ability to have carried out the bomb plot.
The Obama administration says its new deportation policy will focus only on the worst criminals, not college kids and maids. But that could make the jobs of law enforcement – from local cops to federal agents – much more complicated.
Egypt's street battles are especially worrisome to those Americans who have relatives living or traveling in Egypt. Even with skill and extra cash, a hurried exit from the country is problematic.
That is the next question investigators will be asking now that Faisal Shahzad has been charged in the Times Square bomber plot. Reports suggest arrests in Pakistan have already been made.
Zeituni Onyango, President Obama's Kenyan aunt, has been living illegally in Boston. She is fighting a deportation order, seeking US asylum based on tribal conflict in Kenya and a medical condition.
As the leading democracy of the Western Hemisphere, the US should be proud of its efforts to assist Haiti as it emerges from the rubble.
The Sean Goldman case, which resolved Tuesday when a Brazil judge ordered the boy to be returned to his American dad, is one of a sharply rising number of international child abduction cases in the US.