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A defrocked padre with a passel of orphans wonders onto his ranch with a story about killers.
Census does not explicitly track the country's undocumented population, Pew Hispanic Center demographer Jeffrey Passel derived his estimates by subtracting the population of legal immigrants from the country's total population.
But in 2010, angry voters gave three of those offices to Republicans in addition to electing a passel of them to the Legislature, and Arkansas became a two-party state.
That trend is expected to continue, with Hispanics "squarely within their peak fertility," with a population median age of 27, according to the report, citing Pew Hispanic Center demographer Jeffrey Passel.
But there's another local woman who also has a passel of ideas and a growing number of cartoons in her portfolio, and she's hoping to develop a similar following with her own cartoon view of the world, which she calls "Big City Little Sophie.
Houston Chronicle): "Immigration from Mexico has reached a net zero, with as many Mexicans moving back to Mexico as are entering the United States, according to the Pew Research Center's Jeffrey Passel, a highly regarded demographer who used data from both countries.
Our staffers on set fell in love with the tailgate setup for Ole Miss, but when the passel of bulldog puppies arrived, our hearts melted.
In fact, forsaking the blind and going after them, I even saw them; three big boys, two or three jakes and a passel of hens all carrying on a love fest with uninhibited purrs, clucks and gobbles.
A WHOLE PASSEL OF TOPICS IS PILING UP IN MY folder of column ideas, none quite enough for an entire column but all of them things that are interesting and important.
To make their discovery, the scientists exposed a passel of worms (Caenorhabditis elegans) to a chemical that causes random changes in its DNA, and looked among the mutagenized worms for those appearing to have a slow rate of metabolism, manifested in their slow development and slow behavioral responses.
Orlando Bloom kept a low profile and avoided the shutterbugs, too, but Clint, his wife, Dina, and a passel of his own family team including daughters Alison - an actor-director herself - and Francesca and sons Kyle and Scott joined "Invictus" stars Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon in running the gauntlet of photographers on the red carpet.
A passel of Asian central banks -- South Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines and Thailand -- intervened yesterday to stop the greenback's fall against their currencies.
A passel of Smiley Face balloons drifts across the lower half of the picture; the rest is blank.
So now the search is on for new drugs that can exploit such understanding to provide better treatments for Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia and a passel of other disorders.
For the more modest seafarer: a 98-foot mega-yacht priced at more than $6 million, decked out with a hot tub, granite countertops, duel Sub-Zero refrigerators, a 200-DVD changer and passel of flat-screen TVs.