More Immigration Articles

  • Cuban American attorneys aid unaccompanied minors

    MIAMI (AP) — The Cuban American Bar Association is lending its expertise to the growing number of unaccompanied minors headed to immigration court in Florida. The group has mobilized attorney from across the state since the program began last spring, but association attorney Ricardo...

  • The coming immigration fight

    When President Obama halted deportations in 2012 for 1.8 million undocumented immigrants brought here as children, Republicans complained but took little action. But now that he's preparing a sweeping amnesty, GOP lawmakers are reluctantly gearing up to fight.

  • Help wanted: Free lawyers for immigrant children

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Most of the nearly 60,000 Central American children who have arrived on the U.S.-Mexico border in the last year still don't have lawyers to represent them in immigration court, and advocates are scrambling to train volunteer attorneys to help cope with the massive caseload....

  • Thousands of apprehended illegal immigrants fail to report to immigration offices

    Immigrant families caught and released after illegally entering the United States usually do not show up for subsequent monitoring as required, according to new figures from Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

  • US: Most new immigrant families fail to report

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly three months this summer, the Obama administration carefully avoided answering questions about what happened to tens of thousands of immigrant families caught illegally crossing the Mexican border and released into the United States with instructions to report back...

  • US: Immigrant families fail to report to agents

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of young families caught crossing the border illegally earlier this year subsequently failed to meet with federal immigration agents, as they were instructed, the Homeland Security Department has acknowledged privately. An official with U.S. Immigration and...

  • Report: $266 a day to house each illegal, $117 more than a hotel room

    A new and critical report on the Obama administration's treatment and detention of illegal immigrants reveals that it costs $266 a day to house each person for a potential total cost of millions daily.

  • U.S. immigration has reached record high

    According to the Center for Immigration Studies, the data show that more than 13 percent of the population is now made up of immigrants, the highest percentage in 93 years.

  • Grijalva pushes 'sanctuary' plan

    "The sanctuary movement is a response to the lack of action. It is a response to the humanity of the issue. And I think it is going to be a cornerstone in pushing the decency of the American people to demand of its elected officials to do something," Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., said.

  • Illegal immigrants hijack 'coming out' from gays

    "Coming out," universally known as the anguish of a gay person publicly acknowledging their sexual orientation, is being adopted by undocumented citizens who plan to "come out" as illegals for the first time.

  • Obama to attend Hispanic caucus gala

    Obama will be speaking this year amid anger from the Latino community on his delaying of executive action on immigration reform.

  • Editorial cartoon: The fence-jumper

    Cartoon by Nate Beeler/Cagle Cartoons.

  • United Continental settles immigration-bias claim

    WASHINGTON (AP) — United Continental Holdings Inc. has settled a claim that Continental Airlines discriminated against employees who were legal permanent U.S. residents but weren't U.S. citizens. The Justice Department said Tuesday that United Continental agreed to pay a $215,000 penalty, set...

  • Obama has built a complicated immigration record

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There were about 30, all Mexican nationals desperate to avoid deportations that would separate them from their families. Living in Illinois, they appealed for help from their new U.S. senator, Barack Obama. He turned them down. It was one of the first times Obama could have...

  • Immigration reformers should learn from history

    The problem, says British-born, California-based historian Gregory Clark, is that upward mobility is something of a myth, in America and elsewhere.

From the Weekly Standard

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  • Another Fight Obama Shirks

    When it comes to military actions, President Obama likes to declare the end of wars, regardless of whether America’s opponents agree that is the case. When it comes to economic wars, he has no...

  • Second Time’s a Charm?

    Voters in Connecticut’s gubernatorial election this November will face a familiar choice as Republican Tom Foley squares off against Democrat Dan Malloy. Four years ago, in a nail biter for what...