WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court for a speedy decision on its plans to shield from deportation millions of immigrants living in the country illegally.
Legal papers filed on Friday call for the … Read Full Storyread more
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said he would cut down on illegal immigration across the U.S.-Mexico border by cutting all benefits that he says attracts illegal immigration.
The comments came during a press availability Sunday… Read Full Storyread more
MILWAUKEE (AP) – The fourth Republican debate of the 2016 presidential election had the distinct feel of, well, a real debate.
After Republicans widely panned the moderators at the previous debate for creating a circus-like atmosphere, the candidates -eight, the … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration will ask the Supreme Court to save the president’s plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation, after lower courts blocked it.
A federal appeals court … Read Full Storyread more
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A federal appeals court has ruled against President Barack Obama’s plan to protect an estimated 5 million people living in the United States illegally from deportation.
In a 2-1 decision Monday, the 5th U.S. … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker Paul Ryan on Sunday ruled out a comprehensive overhaul of the immigration system while President Barack Obama is in office.
The new leader of the Republican-controlled House said in several interviews Sunday that he will … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – Hundreds of immigrant families caught illegally crossing the Mexican border told U.S. immigration agents they made the dangerous journey in part because they believed they would be permitted to stay in the United States and collect public … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House is threatening to veto Senate legislation cracking down on “sanctuary cities” that shield residents from federal immigration authorities.
The Senate is holding a procedural vote on the legislation Tuesday. The bill by … Read Full Storyread more
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Less than one percent of immigrant arrests made by the U.S. Border Patrol in Arizona happen at the various inland checkpoints, according to a new report.
The figures obtained by the ACLU following a lawsuit raise … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to government figures obtained by The Associated Press.
Deportations of criminal immigrants have fallen to the lowest levels since … Read Full Storyread more
NEW YORK (AP) – It was considered a symbolic move – President Lyndon Johnson going to the Statue of Liberty and signing an immigration bill that gave people from every country in the world an equal chance to come to … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – A 5-year-old girl in a brilliantly colored dress and braids who was handed up to Pope Francis for a blessing during a parade in Washington on Wednesday morning shared a message with the pontiff about … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON – Rising immigration enforcement in the U.S. interior over the past decade increased the chances that the estimated 5.3 million children living with unauthorized immigrant parents, the vast majority of them born in the United States, could experience the … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – A change in government procedures has led to a big jump in people losing coverage under the Obama health care law because of immigration and citizenship issues.
More than 400,000 had their insurance canceled, nearly four times … Read Full Storyread more
NEW YORK (AP) – Pope Francis has a special place in his heart for a group of people who are ruffling American political feathers: immigrants and refugees.
On Thursday, Catholic officials introduced some of about 150 mostly Hispanic New Yorkers … Read Full Storyread more
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the launch of a Spanish-language myE-Verify, plus the addition of Case Tracker and Case History services to the English and Spanish myE-Verify websites.
myE-Verify is a one-stop shop for employees and … Read Full Storyread more
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Immigrant children who fled abuse and abandonment in their home countries only need to show that one parent mistreated them for authorities to consider granting them legal residency, New Jersey’s top court ruled Wednesday.
The unanimous … Read Full Storyread more