By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 01:58 PM
More than 130 people were arrested outside the White House Thursday for staging a protest to demand that President Obama take executive action on immigration reform, the latest example of the president being pressured to act more quickly on the hot-button issue.
By Sean Higgins | 08/28/14 12:11 PM
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka urged President Obama to be aggressive on immigration reform, revealing that labor and business leaders have been meeting with the president about his possible executive action.
08/27/14 09:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government immigration board has determined for the first time that domestic violence victims may be able to qualify for asylum in the United States. The ruling comes in the case of a Guatemalan woman who crossed into the U.S. illegally in 2005 after fleeing her husband. She...
By Byron York | 08/27/14 07:57 PM
Of all the arguments made in the long and contentious debate over immigration reform, the one heard most often, from all sides, is that our immigration system is "broken." President Obama, John Boehner, Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, Marco Rubio, Chuck Schumer, John McCain, Dick Durbin — just...
By Brian Hughes | 08/27/14 07:48 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest continues to raise the specter of Republicans shutting down the government.
08/27/14 05:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal immigration court system should be separated from the Justice Department and operated independently of federal law enforcement, the top two leaders of the immigration judges' union said Wednesday. Judge Dana Leigh Marks, president of the National Association of...
By Brian Hughes | 08/27/14 02:54 PM
"It would be a real shame if Republicans engaged in an effort to shut down the government over a common-sense solution [on immigration]," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/27/14 01:55 PM
Two federal judges presented a stark picture of the workload facing immigration judges across the country at the National Press Club on Wednesday.
By Paul Bedard | 08/27/14 12:28 PM
Two top federal judges Wednesday said the nation's immigration courts are in chaos, with the backlog of cases at a historic high of 375,000 for just 227 judges, leading to a minimum three-year delay in hearings for illegal immigrants.
By Byron York | 08/27/14 12:06 PM
Rubio thinks an overreach by Obama could become a springboard for GOP action on immigration. If that happens, Rubio would like to see lawmakers take an approach far different from the Gang of Eight's comprehensive scheme.
By Brian Hughes | 08/27/14 12:05 PM
Regardless of what President Obama does on immigration reform, at least one faction of Democrats will be angry.
08/27/14 09:15 AM
BERLIN (AP) — The German government proposed measures Wednesday to tighten migration regulations for citizens from elsewhere in the European Union amid accusations of welfare abuse by poor immigrants from Bulgaria and Romania. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said Chancellor Angela Merkel's...
08/26/14 10:15 PM
ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — U.S.-bound Central Americans are fleeing urban areas and hiking into the woods and low jungle for fear of being detained by Mexican officials rounding up migrants in southern Mexico. Until recently, the streets of Arriaga bustled with migrants who would stay at cheap...
08/25/14 02:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively asked, "What is it about August?" Indeed, this sultry month usually associated with the doldrums of summer has burdened modern presidents with personal, domestic or international crises. And for President...
By Ed Sykes | 08/25/14 12:02 PM
Republicans and Democrats rarely agree on anything, and naming the country's top problem is no different.
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