By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers
On the eve of the 2010 hurricane season, Congress is pushing new laws to deal with issues that blew in during 2005's Hurricane Katrina. One so far ignored is how to handle illegal immigrants. A new Congressional Research Service report warns that they face "particular problems" because, while they are eligible for disaster relief assistance, they are still deportation targets. They often hide during evacuations, the report states, "potentially placing these individuals at risk during catastrophic incidents."