More Immigration Articles

  • US sees surge in Cuban rafters aiming for Florida

    MIAMI (AP) — One early morning this April, Dairon Morera climbed onto a raft of aluminum tanks with 22 other people, revved up a Volvo car motor and pushed off the Cuban shore, joining a never-ending stream of islanders desperate to reach the United States. "The biggest dream a Cuban has is to...

  • Official: Second illegal immigrant wave of 30,000 coming in September, October

    A second wave of some 30,000 unaccompanied illegal minors from violence-ravaged Central American nations is expected to swamp the U.S.-Mexico border in September and October, according to a top immigration group.

  • Expedited immigration hearings in NYC for minors

    NEW YORK (AP) — A federal immigration court in Manhattan that usually deals with fewer than 100 new children's cases a month is getting a lot busier. Twenty-nine minors who entered the country unaccompanied by adults appeared Wednesday before Judge James Loprest, Jr., some with attorneys,...

  • Gov. Rick Perry's new PAC releases immigration ad

    Rick PAC, the political action committee formed just weeks ago in support of Gov. Rick Perry, R-Tx. has released its first web ad hitting the Obama Administration on immigration.

  • Few Nicaraguan child migrants join in trek to US

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Guillermina Flores had lost her $130-a-month job at a clothing factory and the 29-year-old single mother was struggling to feed her three children. So like tens of thousands of others across Central America, she decided to leave her homeland and seek a better life...

  • Perry not sure how long Guard troops to deploy

    BASTROP, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry has visited some of the 1,000 National Guard troops he's ordered to the Texas-Mexico border but says he does not know how long they'll be deployed. Perry on Wednesday stopped at Camp Swift Army National Guard training center in Bastrop, 30 miles east of...

  • Here are the top three issues that worry Americans the most

    Americans are now more concerned about illegal immigration than they are about the health of the U.S. economy, according to a new report from Gallup.

  • Report: White House didn't OK immigrant releases

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 2,000 immigrants facing deportation in 2013 were released strictly for budget reasons by immigration agency officials who kept the homeland security secretary in the dark about the plan, according to a federal watchdog's report. This lack of communication led the...

  • DHS released 600 immigrants with criminal records

    In what is already fast becoming the latest flashpoint in the debate over allowing millions more illegal immigrants to remain in the United States legally, a government watchdog agency found that U.S. immigration officials released more than 600 undocumented immigrants in 2013 when faced with...

  • Why Republicans may benefit from the sudden concern over immigration

    Republicans have started to turn the tables on Democrats, enabled by news stories and Images of tens of thousands of families and unaccompanied children who have walked over the border in Texas in recent months and are straining the resources of overwhelmed federal authorities and local communities.

  • More Hispanics tell Census Bureau they're 'white'

    Over the past 10 years, a growing number of Hispanics have changed their race and origin to "white," according to top Census officials.

  • Get ready for denials if terror strikes from across the border

    The Democrats are hoping that painting the Republicans as mean racists will help them with the Latino vote in November.

  • Compromise with Obama? Surely you jest!

    Most people who tout compromise and bipartisanship as wonderful goals in general are liberals, people who think like liberals or those not particularly on top of politics.

  • Nine 'coyotes' arrested in joint U.S.-Guatemala operation

    Guatemalan law enforcement officials, supported by U.S. agencies, arrested nine top members of an alleged "coyote" organization and seized $600,000 held in U.S. banks.

  • On immigration, Obama may be cynical, but he's not breaking the law

    Conservatives are outraged that President Obama is threatening to use his executive authority to shelter undocumented foreigners from deportation now that immigration reform seems dead this year. But whether they like it or not, existing immigration laws give the president vast discretion to...



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