Share

More Immigration Articles

  • Deportations down 20 percent, fewest since 2007

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion. The Homeland Security Department is on pace to remove the fewest number of immigrants since 2007,...

  • Obama to Latinos: I'm not that into you

    In the annals of cynical political maneuvers, President Obama's decision to postpone executive action on immigration until after the election must win some sort of prize.

  • Immigrant children face uncertain future in courts

    HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y. (AP) — On a recent breezy summer day, 7-year-old Kevin Torres played soccer with his neighbors in the front yard of his two-story home on New York's Long Island as his mother watched nearby. It's a typical suburban sight, but not for Briseida Flores, who had been...

  • Utah hotel settles case with immigration officials

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An upscale hotel chain has agreed to pay about $2 million to settle allegations that 43 Utah employees working in the country illegally had returned to work after they were flagged by an immigration audit and fired, according to federal authorities. The U.S. attorney's...

  • Grassley proposes student visa reforms

    The Student Visa Integrity Act will "help reduce fraud and abuse in the Student and Exchange Visitor Program," according to the Iowa senator's office.

  • GOP ad targets immigration bill

    A new ad from a national Republican group attacks Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn over the bipartisan Senate immigration bill passed last year, a sign the politics of the issue could be shifting dramatically.

  • Democratic support for immigration reform slips

    Overall, among Democrats, support for a policy that includes some form of legalization for immigrants dropped from 84 percent last year to 78 percent today.

  • VIDEO: An in-depth look at where immigration stands on Capitol Hill

    Washington Examiner's chief congressional correspondent Susan Ferrechio discusses in-depth where the issue of immigration stands with lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

  • Massive LGBT 'civil disobedience' immigration protest for D.C., border detention centers

    The plan is for "having a mass, very big civil disobedience action taking place," said Luis Aguilera Garcia of GetEQUAL.

  • VIDEO: House Democratic Leadership addresses Islamic State, immigration

    House Democrats met Tuesday morning following Congress' summer recess and stressed their desire to tackle the major issues facing the country before members leave for yet another break.

  • Hispanic electorate is relatively small in states with competitive U.S. Senate races

    It's widely believed that Obama decided to lay off efforts to restructure the nation's immigration system because Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., leaned on the president to back away from the issue, arguing that executive action would endanger vulnerable red-state Democrats.

  • President Obama's approval ratings sink to new lows

    Just 38 percent of people give the president positive marks on international affairs, compared to 56 percent who disapprove, the survey shows. It is the first time Obama's approval has slipped below the 40 percent threshold in this poll.

  • Obama's delay doesn't stop the bleeding

    Republican strategists agree with President Obama: The surge of immigrant children at the border this summer changed the politics of immigration dramatically.

  • Why didn't Obama pass immigration reform when he had the chance?

    Immigration reform would have to wait for 2010. And then 2011. And then 2012. And then 2013. And now 2014.

  • After immigration delay, Obama has little reason not to go big

    Aside from Republican disdain, the president now has little reason left to avoid the type of sweeping executive action long demanded by his progressive base.



From the Weekly Standard

  • All Together Now

    Republican voters are down on the sluggish GOP officials they elected, and the officeholders whine about the unreasonable people who voted for them. Republican backbenchers complain about their...

    Read More...
  • Millennial Mongers

    As far as newspaper corrections go, it was a whopper. On August 24, the editors of the New York Times sucked the air out of a windy essay that had blown through its pages a few days before. The...

    Read More...
  • Voter Intensity Strongly Against Obamacare

    A new poll from Public Opinion Strategies, commissioned by Independent Women’s Voice, finds that people who care about the issue of Obamacare really don’t like Obamacare.  On the flip side,...

    Read More...