Last Update 12/09/2012 03:23 AM
12/09/12 IMMIGRATION: Will election shift dynamics on issue? Reeling from a painful election, Republican lawmakers from Inland Southern California and across the nation say they must do more to reach out to an increasingly influential Latino community.
12/09/12 Obama plans all-out push for immigration reform As soon as the confrontation over fiscal policy winds down, the Obama administration will begin an all-out drive for comprehensive immigration reform, including seeking a path to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants, according to officials briefed on the plans.
12/08/12 Illegal immigration drops after decade-long rise New census data released Thursday affirm a clear and sustained drop in illegal immigration, ending more than a decade of increases.The number of illegal immigrants in the U.S. dropped to an estimated 11.1
11/22/23Obama Victory Not a Mandate for Mass Illegal Alien Amnesty, Says FAIR Voters returned President Obama to office in yesterday's election, but there is no evidence that he has received a mandate from the American people to implement a massive amnesty for illegal aliens
11/22/23 Illinois may grant driver's licenses to illegal immigrants Illinois may soon become the most populous U.S. state to grant a form of driver's licenses to illegal immigrants, after the nation's growing Hispanic population boosted the power of Democrats in national and state10/26/12 ID card for illegal immigrants breezes through Los Angeles council panel A plan to give illegal immigrants an official city ID card easily won a key vote when members of an L.A. City Council committee agreed to solicit bids for a third-party vendor to handle the program.
10/26/12 WHY IT MATTERS: Illegal immigration and how the candidates plan to tackle the issue Illegal immigration is a decades-old problem. With an estimated 11.5 million illegal immigrants living, and in many cases working, in the U.S. the question remains: What do we do with them? And how do we stop more people from coming?
10/26/12 Study: Improved economy draws illegal immigrants Want a sign that the economy is on the rebound? Illegal immigration from Mexico is starting to rise again
10/26/12 Reaching out to illegal immigrants a core strategy for LAPD chief Charlie Beck says his controversial stance is grounded not just in a sense of fairness, but in the practical realities of crime-fighting in heavily Latino L.A. A decade ago, Charlie Beck watched as William J. Bratton arrived in Los Angeles and began rebuilding a department deeply tarnished by the Rodney King beating, riots and corruption scandals. Bratton made many changes as chief, but Beck was ...
10/09/12 'We're in a trap': Former Mexican President Vicente Fox talks immigration, 'failed' war on drugs Fox was keynote speaker at the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan's 63rd Anniversary Dinner
10/09/12 CA Group calls for boycott of Latino grocery chain A Northern California-based grocery store chain that caters to Latino immigrants has come under fire for participating in a federal program that checks the immigration status of prospective workers.
10/09/12 Critics slam LAPD for easing illegal immigrant deportations The Los Angeles Police Department has come under criticism from some corners after Chief Charlie Beck announced that hundreds of illegal immigrants arrested by his officers each year for low-level offenses would no longer be turned over to federal authorities
10/02/12 Illegal Immigrants Offered Lower Tuition for Higher Education This November, voters in the eastern U.S. state of Maryland will decide whether to uphold a state law giving some undocumented immigrants tuition breaks at state-run universities and community colleges. Maryland could become the 12th state in the nation to offer undocumented immigrants lower tuition for higher education
10/02/12 CA FAIR Applauds Gov. Brown for his Veto of AB 1081 Veto is a Victory for Public Safety and Common Sense, Says FAIRWASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) congratulates Gov. Jerry Brown for his veto of AB 1081, a bill which would have required California law enforcement to ignore most requests by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain illegal aliens who are ...
09/22/12 ICE employee and son arrested for smuggling Douglas resident Stella Peterson, 51, and her son Anthony Peterson, 30, were ar rested and charged with harboring illegal aliens for profit on Aug. 31.
09/22/12 Police begin enforcing controversial Arizona immigration measure Arizona police on Wednesday began enforcing a controversial "show-your-papers" provision of a state law targeting illegal immigration as civil rights groups prepared to document allegations of racial profiling. Police in the border state with Mexico are now authorized to begin conducting immigration status checks
09/22/12 Jose Antonio Vargas Wants to Banish Illegal Immigrants ... from Newspaper Copies Journalist-turned-immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas has a new cause celebre: Discouraging news outlets everywhere from using the word "illegal immigrant" in news articles. The Pulitzer Prize winning reporter who as an illegal immigrant
09/12/12 Obama, Romney immigration clash gives voters distinctive options Romney tries to cut into Obama's advantage with Hispanics — The explosive issue of immigration reform has given President Barack Obama a clear advantage among Hispanic voters in Florida while giving many conservatives one more reason to rally behind Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
09/12/12 Border Crossing Theme Park Simulates Illegal Immigration A theme park in Mexico will allow you to participate in a simulated border crossing, according to the Daily Mail. For those with a strong constitution and a penchant for faux danger, twenty American dollars will allow you to glimpse the dangers of illegal immigration. Not only will you be able to navigate perilous terrain [...] Border Crossing Theme Park Simulates Illegal Immigration is a post ...
09/12/12 Would There Have Been A 9/11 Attack Had The Bush Administration Acted Sooner On CIA Warnings? As the nation remembers the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a report in the New York Times states that there were some activities the summer before the attacks that would have looked suspicious had the administration taken the warnings more seriously.
09/04/12 ICE Agents File Lawsuit Seeking Injunction Against Janet Napolitano’s Illegal Aliens Directive ICE agents filed a lawsuit against Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and ICE Director John Morton. The ICE lawsuit maintains the Obama administration’s “deferred action” and “prosecutorial discretion” order results in a command that ICE officers violate their oath to uphold federal law,
09/04/12Suzanne Barr, Obama Administration Official, Resigns Amid Misconduct Claims A senior Obama administration political appointee and longtime aide to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano resigned Saturday amid allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior lodged by at least three Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees.
08/25/12 ICE agents file suit against Obama administration Ten federal immigration officials filed suit on Thursday asking a US district judge in Dallas to block the Homeland Security Department from implementing President Obama’s decision to give special immigration status to some 1.7 million children of illegal immigrants
08/11/12 Ex-Border Patrol agents guilty of smuggling Two former Border Patrol agents were found guilty Friday of smuggling hundreds of people into the U.S. in Border Patrol vehicles.
08/11/12 DHS Amnesty Guidelines Shed Light on the Open-ended Nature of this Illegal Power Grab, Charges FAIR The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) called today's Department of Homeland Security (DHS) "outline" for implementing deferred action for millions of illegal aliens, "further evidence of the Obama administration's determination to carry out a massive amnesty for illegal aliens through illegal and unilateral action." The Obama ...
08/11/12 Illegal Immigrants See Opportunity in Work Permit Rule The work permits that young illegal immigrants can begin applying for next week
08/01/12 Issa: DHS gives ‘criminal illegal aliens’ privacy rights even Americans don’t have Department of Homeland Security officials (DHS) rejected an official request for information about illegal immigrants arrested and deported in California, citing the privacy rights of the deportees, even though that information would be publicly available if the criminals were American citizens.
07/30/12 Why You Pay Too Much In Taxes Illegal Aliens Scam Tax Refunds For years, American taxpayers have been shelling out $4.2 billion dollars per year to pay for a scam. A report by the Inspector General found that some 2 million illegal immigrants have been receiving large tax refunds by pretending that numerous dependents live with them ... when, in fact, most of the dependents live in Mexico and have never lived in the United ...
07/30/12 Hundreds in Phoenix march against Arizona immigration law A few hundred protesters, some toting placards reading "Migration is a Human Right," marched in Phoenix on Saturday to protest Arizona's two-year-old crackdown on illegal immigration.
07/25/12 Rights groups seek to block Arizona immigration status check Opponents of Arizona's tough crackdown on illegal immigration made a bid on Tuesday to challenge a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that will allow police to enforce the so-called show-me-your-papers provision.
07/25/12 Baltimore puts out welcome mat for immigrants, hoping to stop population decline The fate of Baltimore may rest with immigrants like Alexandra Gonzalez. A native of Puebla, Mexico, Gonzalez feels more at home in Baltimore with every passing year. She attends city-run nutrition and exercise classes in Spanish and takes her two young children to a Spanish-language storytelling hour at her neighborhood library.
07/25/12 Why You Pay Too Much In Taxes Illegal Aliens Scam Tax Refunds For years, American taxpayers have been shelling out $4.2 billion dollars per year to pay for a scam. A report by the Inspector General found that some 2 million illegal immigrants have been
07/25/12 Issa: DHS gives ‘criminal illegal aliens’ privacy rights even Americans don’t have Department of Homeland Security officials (DHS) rejected an official request for information about illegal immigrants arrested and deported in California, citing the privacy rights of the deportees, even though that information would be publicly available if the criminals were American citizens.
Americans hurt by immigration order President Obama's move
to halt deportations and issue work permits to illegal immigrants age 30
and younger may fulfill a dream for upwards of 1.4 million to 2 million
potential beneficiaries, but it's a nightmare for 20 million unemployed
07/07/12 Romney outlines plans for illegal immigration Mitt Romney pledged Thursday to address illegal immigration "in a civil but resolute manner" and said he will overhaul the green card system for immigrants with families and end immigration caps for their spouses and minor children.
07/01/12 Obama's Spanish ad blitz President Barack Obama wants to dominate the Latino vote, and his campaign has orchestrated a Spanish-language ad blitz to make it happen. Obama’s campaign has spent more than $2 million on Spanish-language television and radio ads since mid-April, according to several sources who track media buys.
07/01/12 Obama's immigration directive 'amnesty' to many Republicans but not Marco Rubio President Obama's decision blocking deportations of young illegal immigrants led to a swift branding effort by Republicans captured in a single, powerful word: AMNESTY. But U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is refusing to the same. "I think there are some people that would define amnesty as anything that involves not enforcing the immigration laws," Rubio told the Tampa Bay Times .
07/01/12 Will GOP take a new tone on illegal immigration? The call for moderation in the Republican Party’s hard-line stance on illegal immigration came from a most unlikely source. So much so, that I almost fell off my chair, listening to the guy
06/26/12 Scalia’s poison pen aimed at Obama Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia today skewered President Obama for “lax” enforcement of US immigration laws, in a 22-page dissenting opinion to the ruling against most of Arizona’s immigration statute. Scalia (pictured) railed at Obama’s new policy, which stops deportations of many young illegal aliens and the...
06/25/12 What the Arizona Immigration Decision Means Let’s break down the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Arizona immigration law like this: Institutionally A near-total victory for the federal government. This is a sweeping affirmation of federal power over immigration law. Arizona, and every other state, can’t make new immigration policy by making...
06/25/12 Arizona immigration ruling complicates Republicans’ strategy with Hispanics Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on Arizona’s tough anti-illegal-immigration law stirred a growing debate among Republicans over how to navigate an issue that has both energized the conservative base and turned off Hispanic voters. Read full article >>
06/25/12 Obama immigration order subject to repeal Ed Gillespie, a senior adviser to Mitt Romney, would not say on Sunday whether a President Romney would leave President Barack Obama's recent immigration directive in place, but said all executive actions will be subject to "review and repeal."
06/20/12 Obama spares hundreds of thousands illegal immigrants deportation Hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants who were brought into the United States as children will be able to avoid deportation and get work permits under an order on Friday by President Barack Obama. In a move that seemed to be aimed at Hispanics whose enthusiasm for voting in the November 6 election could be crucial to Obama's re-election chances, the president acted ...
06/20/12 Will black voters grouse over Obama move to aid young illegal immigrants? Hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants who were brought into the United States as children will be able to avoid deportation and get work permits under an order on Friday by President Barack Obama. In a move that seemed to be aimed at Hispanics whose enthusiasm for voting in the November 6 election could be crucial to Obama's re-election chances, the president acted ...
06/15/12 Can Hispanics see themselves as 'Junto con Romney' – Together with Romney? Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney bashed his way to victory in the Republican primaries with a ‘get tough’ message on illegal immigration. Romney is now seeking to build bridges to an uneasy Hispanic constituency.
06/15/12 Undocumented students occupy Obama's Oakland headquarters A group of undocumented immigrants has occupied President Barack Obama's campaign office in downtown Oakland, refusing to leave until his administration stops deporting students
06/08/12 Poll: Ariz. immigration law "about right" CBS News/NY Times poll finds 1 in 3 Americans say controversial immigration law goes too far; 52% say it's "about right"
06/05/12 California immigration plan to legalize workers faces hurdles In the past two years, Arizona and five other red states made national waves and raised constitutional questions by passing laws designed to crack down on illegal immigration. Now, lawmakers in the biggest blue state are poised to focus the immigration spotlight in another direction.
06/05/12 Alabama governor signs revised anti-illegal immigration law Alabama's governor on Friday signed legislation that he said will "simplify and clarify" the state's controversial anti-illegal immigration law, considered one of the country's toughest
05/30/12 Maine will soon join federal program to fight illegal immigration Maine will be the last state in the country to join a new program designed to help the federal government identify illegal immigrants. The Secure Communities program will take effect in late May. Once the program is in place, the fingerprints of anyone who has been arrested in Maine will also be shared with the Department of Homeland Security. Officials say the prints will be a tool to help them ...
05/23/12 Mayor bashes Obama, Congress on immigration In a passionate plea for immigration reform, an unplugged Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday criticized the Obama administration and said politicians don't take the issue seriously.
05/23/12 Will Population Shifts Alter Immigration Debate? As Latinos became America's largest minority, their population growth significantly slowed. And Mexican immigration, which contributed the overwhelming majority of illegal entries, has come to a halt.
05/23/12 Visa changes aimed at skilled workers Most Americans are deeply skeptical of expanding immigration, especially in the middle of an economic slump — but a bipartisan group of senators said Tuesday that high-skilled immigrants could provide just the kind of spark the economy needs to help pull it out of a prolonged rut. The two Republicans ...
05/15/12 N.M. Gov. Susana Martinez criticizes Romney’s ‘self-deportation’ idea Mitt Romney was already facing a hard time within his party when it comes to his stance on illegal immigration. Now, the presumptive GOP nominee faces criticism on the issue from a potential running mate, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R).
05/15/12 California immigration plan to legalize workers faces hurdles In the past two years, Arizona and five other red states made national waves and raised constitutional questions by passing laws designed to crack down on illegal immigration
05/12/12 Border Patrol chief unveils new plan to address illegal immigration Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher said at a House Homeland Security Subcommittee hearing Tuesday that the country's 21,000 Border Patrol agents will refocus on information and intelligence gathering in the agency's new four-year strategy. The agency will also try to develop a better measurement
05/12/12 California immigration plan to legalize workers faces hurdles In the past two years, Arizona and five other red states made national waves and raised constitutional questions by passing laws designed to crack down on illegal immigration. Now, lawmakers in the biggest blue state are poised to focus the immigration spotlight in another direction.
05/07/12 Proposal would give driver's licenses to illegal immigrants There is a new movement in Colorado that could let illegal immigrants apply for driver's licenses
05/07/12 Controversy on illegal immigrant tactics The Department of Homeland Security says 41 percent of illegal immigrants try to re-enter the United States after they've been deported.
05/03/12 A look at how Congress has dealt with immigration 1986: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 both tightens controls on illegal immigration and extends amnesty for many illegal immigrants. It requires that employers attest to employees' immigration status and make it illegal to hire or recruit illegal immigrants
04/29/12 Federal government needs to take action on illegal immigration Net immigration from Mexico has plummeted to zero thanks to changing demographic and economic conditions on both sides of the border”, according to the Wall Street Journal on April 25. That said, our federal government needs to take three immediate proactive steps to further address our country’s lax immigration policies
04/28/12 An end to the border wars The illegal immigration problem is going away. That’s the conclusion I draw from the latest report of the Pew Hispanic Center on Mexican immigration to the United States. Pew’s demographers have carefully combed through statistics compiled by the US Census Bureau, the Department of Homeland Security and the...
04/28/12 Mexican president says some US efforts to control illegal immigration unfair to immigrants Mexican President Felipe Calderon said during a speech Wednesday evening that while he respects U.S. laws designed to control illegal immigration, he's against statutes like Arizona's controvers
04/28/12 AP: Arizona migrant case could lead to sweeping changes The United States could see an official about-face in the coming months in how it confronts illegal immigration.
04/23/12 New Report from FAIR Finds that Illegal Immigration Costs Ohio $878 Million a Year A new study released by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) finds that providing education, health care, law enforcement, and social and government services
04/18/12 Obama Calls Romney's Stance on Immigration 'Very Troublesome' and Promises Immigration Reform in Second Term President Barack Obama attacked Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney on Saturday over his stance on illegal immigrants and promised to pursue broad immigration reform if he wins another term
04/18/12 Judicial Watch Sues Department of Homeland Security for Records Regarding President's Illegal Alien Uncle Onyango Obama Judicial Watch , the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit, Judicial Watch v. Department of Homeland Security (No. 1:12-cv-00346) , against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for records related to President Obama's illegal alien uncle ...
04/18/12 Immigration plan may aid GOP Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's push for a Republican version of immigration legislation looks like the answer to the election-year prayers of the GOP — and Mitt Romney.
04/12/12 Obama looks to Americas summit to lift Latino support President Barack Obama takes his re-election campaign to Colombia this weekend, using the Summit of the Americas as a platform to tout his trade record and convince millions of Hispanic voters back home he cares about the region. Spending time with leaders in Cartagena
04/11/12 Critics pounce on Hilary Clinton after immigration comments in Vegas Answering a shout from a man in the crowd who said, "I'm married to an illegal woman," Clinton shot back, "No woman is illegal,"
04/11/12 VA DMV official sentenced for assisting illegals obtain licenses Roberto Lainez has been sentenced to 46 months for assisting illegal aliens in obtaining Virginia driver's licenses
04/09/12 As tide of illegal immigrants goes home, will US economy suffer? The steady stream of immigrant workers who used to line up at Tim Dunn's Arizona farm, ready to pick vegetable seed crops like black-eyed peas and garbanzo beans, has mostly dried up
04/07/12 Allegation: ICE fast-tracks amnesty for illegal aliens to clear immigration-court backlog With only 254 immigration judges available to hear 300,000 cases currently somewhere in the immigration judicial system, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has begun a review of its to determine who may be eligible for a type of ICE amnesty known as “administrative closure.”
04/07/2012 Agents arrest more than 3,000 criminal immigrants in sweep Agents arrested 3,168 people in the biggest sweep of an operation targeting criminal and fugitive immigrants for deportation, immigration officials said on Monday. The roundup last week was the third "Cross Check" sweep since May 2011
04/04/12 Utah seeks to study costs, benefits of illegal immigration Utah seeks to study costs, benefits of illegal immigration By david montero The Salt Lake Tribune Published Apr 2, 2012 06:41PM MDT The committee established by the Legislature to study and advise on immigration voted unanimously Monday to seek bids for a report that would do a cost-benefit analysis of illegal immigration in Utah. Lt. Gov. Greg Bell, who heads the Utah Commission on Immigration
03/30/12 Immigration courts to close while ICE reviews deportation cases The Obama administration has suspended immigration-court dockets in Seattle and three other cities while government attorneys review thousands of deportation cases, with an eye out for those who may qualify for a reprieve.
03/26/12 11.5 million illegal immigrants in US: official Some 11.5 million foreigners are living in the United States without proper immigration documents, according to estimates released Friday by the US Department of Homeland Security.
03/26/12 Illegal-immigration population in Arizona plunges since 2008 The size of Arizona's undocumented-immigrant population has dropped significantly in recent years and is now near its lowest level in a decade, according to new government estimates
03/22/12 ICE: Man uses Craigslist to recruit human smugglers Federal authorities busted a Mexican national accused of using Craigslist to recruit coyotes for his human smuggling outfit. U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested José Gustavo Diaz Velasquez, 29, on March 14 amid an investigation into someone using Craigslist to recruit...
03/20/12 New Alabama Opinion Poll Shows Broad Support for State Immigration Enforcement Law A statewide opinion poll of likely Alabama voters, conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, finds broad support for the state's immigration enforcement law, HB 56. The survey of 500 likely voters was commissioned by the Federation for...
03/20/12 Recalled Ariz. senator who sponsored tough immigration law says he'll seek new district's seat The architect of Arizona's tough immigration laws is running for the state Senate again, four months after he lost his seat in a recall election.
03/17/12 A kinder, gentler immigrant detention center A minimum-security facility in Texas could be a model for fairer treatment of detainees who haven't committed serious crimes. Angry critics disagree. As prisons go, the detention center that opened in southern Texas last week may be a pleasant surprise for illegal immigrants and others awaiting possible deportation.
03/17/12 Illegal immigrant running for student body president at Texas A&M Illegal immigrant running for student body president at Texas A&M Houston Chronicle Copyright 2012 Houston Chronicle
03/17/12 FOX NEWS LATINO POLL: Almost half of Latino voters find 'illegal immigrant' offensive - Latinos say presidential ... How people feel about illegal immigration is often conveyed by the word they choose to refer to people who cross the border illegally.
03/12/12 Obama: Five More Years to Pass Immigration Reform President appears optimistic about 2012 campaign during interview when pressed about immigration policies NBA Star Helps Obama Raise Money POWER PLAY: Obama Ignites Next Gas-War Battle Romney Focuses on Economy Before Key Contests Gingrich Tweaks Rivals for Debate Performances
03/12/12 FOX NEWS LATINO POLL- Almost half of Latino voters find 'illegal immigrant' offensive - Latinos say presidential How people feel about illegal immigration is often conveyed by the word they choose to refer to people who cross the border illegally. To some, they are undocumented workers. Others call them illegal immigrants. Some call them by more pejorative terms, such as "illegals" or "illegal aliens."
03/12/12 Who will win over America's Latino voters? More than half of U.S. population growth is being fueled by the Latino community, and they are an increasingly important voting constituency. Above, President Obama speaks about immigration
03/05/12 Illegal immigration factoring into presidential race in Arizona The state has gone to a Democrat only once in a presidential election since 1948. But immigration activists are hoping to boost Latino voter registration and turn Arizona into a battleground state
03/05/12 New round of immigration battles to take place in South The Deep South, already the nation's hottest illegal immigration battleground, will see more action in the coming days, with Mississippi considering an Alabama-style immigration crackdown bill and a federal appeals court set to consider Thursday whether the Alabama law, and a similar one
03/03/12 AZ State may issue border warnings Arizonans used to getting travel warnings about Rocky Point and Guaymas may soon be hearing advisories about Green Valley and Bisbee. On a voice vote Friday, the state House approved legislation to have the head of the state Department of Homeland Security monitor intelligence from various sources to determine if they indicate “any type of ...
02/28/12 11th Circuit Court of Appeal to hear arguments on Alabama's new immigration law The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta is scheduled on Thursday to hear arguments from the state and federal government over Alabama's new
02/24/12 Los Angeles police chief: Illegal Immigrants Should Get Licenses LA Police Chief Charlie Beck said he supports giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants in California to improve roadway safety.
02/24/12 GOP candidates want more on illegal immigration The Republican candidates say more must be done to combat illegal immigration. The topic was a natural for Wednesday night's debate in Mesa, Ariz.
02/20/12 Illegal immigrants returning to Alabama as deportation threats ease Ana Jimenez and her husband were so terrified of being sent back to their native Mexico when Alabama’s tough crackdown on illegal immigrants took effect that they fled more than 2,000 miles to Los Angeles, cramming into a two-bedroom apartment with more than 20 other relatives.
02/16/12 U.S. settles suit over 2007 New Haven immigration raids Eleven men who claimed immigration agents violated their rights in 2007 raids on their neighborhood have won a $350,000 settlement from the U.S. government, which also agreed to halt deportation proceedings against the plaintiffs, their lawyers said Tuesday.
02/16/12 Hispanics out West a tougher sell for Romney Mitt Romney took a hard line on illegal immigration, was labeled anti-immigrant and had a national network of Hispanic Republicans come out against him, yet he won Florida's primary by carrying more than half of Hispanics who voted - better than he did among whites.
02/13/12 Latinos benefiting the most from U.S. job growth After scraping by on handyman jobs for a year, Bert Qintana figured he'd have to leave his wife and teenage son at their home near Taos and find work elsewhere. Then Qintana got a call last month from Chevron Mining, which runs a mine 20 miles away.
02/13/12 On Ellis Island, Examining Those Who Arrived Before and After When a museum opens in 2013, an exhibition will trace the story of the 200 million American immigrants who came by other routes
2/12/12 Republicans knocking on immigration’s door Historically, when economic times are tough the topic of illegal immigration gains prominence in the nation’s political discourse. This election is no different. Immigration has become a cornerstone in all of the candidates’ stump speeches and a mainstay issue in the GOP primary debates. Unfortunately, too often the contributions of Hispanic-Americans get lost in the xenophobic vitriol over ...
02/05/12 New Report from FAIR Finds Illegal Aliens are Leaving Arizona in Response to State Immigration Enforcement Policies Arizona has effectively reversed the flow of illegal immigration by instituting state policies designed to discourage illegal aliens from settling or remaining in the state. A new study by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR),
02/05/12 Hispanics out West a tougher sell for Romney Mitt Romney took a hard line on illegal immigration, was labeled anti-immigrant and had a national network of Hispanic Republicans come out against him, yet he won Florida's primary by carrying more than half of Hispanics who voted - better than he did among whites
02/05/12 Romney Wins Nevada Caucuses as Gingrich Pledges to Press On Mitt Romney won yesterday’s Nevada caucuses, solidifying his front-runner status in the Republican presidential race and gaining fresh momentum heading into a series of state contests over the next month, even as his main rival vowed to continue fighting.
02/04/12 New Poll Reveals Connecticut Voters Overwhelmingly Support Immigration Enforcement and Reductions in Overall Immigration A new statewide opinion poll reveals that likely Connecticut voters overwhelmingly believe illegal immigration is harmful to the state, and half would like to see overall levels of immigration to the United States reduced. By large margins, voters oppose policies, supported by Gov. Dannel Malloy and other state leaders, which would reward ...
01/27/12 Illegal immigration just isn't firing up the voters Americans are much less likely to view illegal immigration as a hot-button political issue today than it was five years ago, a new poll finds. A Pew Research Center survey showed that illegal immigration has dropped in importance in the 2012 election more than any other issue on the minds of voters
01/27/12 Immigration reform may spur economic growth, U.S. Chamber says The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a report Wednesday urging Congress to make the immigration system more "entrepreneur..
01/17/12 Ariz. sheriff to appeal decision in profiling case An Arizona sheriff known for his anti-illegal immigration tactics is appealing a federal judge's ruling that prohibited his deputies from detaining people under the state's immigrant-smuggling law based solely on the suspicion that they're in the country illegally
01/17/12 Some illegal immigrants might stay n a trial of a politically divisive program, U.S. prosecutors in Denver and Baltimore are reviewing thousands of deportation...
01/10/12 As Obama tweaks policy on illegal immigrants, will Latino voters swoon? Obama moves to make it easier for some illegal immigrants to obtain legal status, dismantling hurdles set by congressional Republicans. The step is likely to shore up his support among Latino voters, but it could also polarize the country.
01/08/12 Perry Names Controversial Arizona Sheriff to Campaign In a move to reassure conservatives who think he’s soft on illegal immigration, Gov. Rick Perry announced on Friday that controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will chair his campaign in Arizona.
01/08/12 Obama's immigration move may have political benefit on 2 fronts President Obama's plan to ease rules for some illegal immigrants is likely to shore up his standing among crucial Latino voters while igniting a new fight with Republicans as he seeks reelection
01/03/12 L.A. arson probe: Police examine immigration link to case The "person of interest" detained for questioning in a string of arson fires is a native of Germany who may have been in dispute with federal immigration officials, sources said.
01/03/12 Make your vote count: It's deadline to register for Florida's presidential primary The deadline is relevant mostly for Republican voters, who face a hotly contested fight for their party's presidential nomination.
12/31/11 New fencing doesn’t stop illegal crossings A decade ago, when illegal immigration from Mexico was at an all-time high, this stretch of border was as good a place as any to sneak into the United States. Migrants and smugglers could slip through the alfalfa fields outside town or plow their pickup trucks through the desert, where the biggest worries were stuck tires and getting safely across the irrigation canals
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