Posts Tagged Political and civil unrest

Minnesota State players practice for Hoffner

Minnesota State, Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner watches drills during the NCAA college football team's practice, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Mankato, Minn. It was Hoffner's first practice after an arbitrator ruled that Hoffner had been wrongly fired. Players had refused to suit up earlier in the week, in support of interim coach Aaron Keen. (AP Photo/Mankato Free Press, John Cross)

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Coach Todd Hoffner is back on the field at Minnesota State, Mankato after football players ended their brief boycott of spring practice.

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Immigration activists urge Obama to act boldly

This Sept. 12, 2103 file photo shows women linking their arms and sit in a circle to block the intersection of Independence Avenue SE and New Jersey Avenue SE outside the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washingto to protest Congress' inaction on comprehensive and inclusive immigration reform. They are all arrested soon after this images is taken. Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election if the president doesn’t curb deportations and allow more immigrants to remain in the U.S. legally, including parents of children who were born in the U.S. or were brought to the country illegally. Many activists say Obama has been slow to grasp the anger and despair building within the Latino community. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the president acts boldly and soon to curb deportations and allow more immigrants to remain legally in the U.S.

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