09/12/14 04:32 PM
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,...
By Mike Gonzalez | 09/10/14 05:00 PM
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.
09/10/14 06:45 PM
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...
09/10/14 04:30 PM
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...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/10/14 08:51 AM
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.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/10/14 07:59 AM
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.
By Sean Higgins | 09/09/14 06:47 PM
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.
By Lisa Ruhl | 09/09/14 02:42 PM
Washington Examiner's chief congressional correspondent Susan Ferrechio discusses in-depth where the issue of immigration stands with lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
By Paul Bedard | 09/09/14 12:17 PM
The plan is for "having a mass, very big civil disobedience action taking place," said Luis Aguilera Garcia of GetEQUAL.
By Steve Doty | 09/09/14 11:42 AM
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.
By Becket Adams | 09/09/14 09:08 AM
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.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/09/14 08:50 AM
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.
By David M. Drucker | 09/08/14 04:01 PM
Republican strategists agree with President Obama: The surge of immigrant children at the border this summer changed the politics of immigration dramatically.
By Byron York | 09/08/14 08:40 PM
Immigration reform would have to wait for 2010. And then 2011. And then 2012. And then 2013. And now 2014.
By Brian Hughes | 09/08/14 11:13 PM
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.
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