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  • In-state tuition bill survives close Florida Senate vote

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — An effort to allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally is deeply dividing the Republican-controlled Legislature. A Senate committee on Tuesday barely approved the legislation (SB 1400) after four GOP...

  • Obama deportation move shows immigration battle has narrowed

    President Obama's surprise announcement last week that his administration would change its deportation policy to become more "humane" shows how the immigration battle has narrowed after months of congressional deadlock.

  • Amy Chua's latest is a tiger of a book

    Professor Amy Chua of the Yale law school is better known as a "Tiger Mom" because of her take-no-prisoners tough love approach to raising children. She and her husband Jed Rubenfeld (a fellow Yale law professor) have written what may turn out to be the best book of this year.

  • Suicide, allegations stun border agent's family

    Esteban Manzanares was working his regular day shift as a U.S. Border Patrol agent along the busiest stretch of Mexican border when a trio of Honduran immigrants spotted him and offered to surrender.

  • Obama, White House officials meet with immigration activists

    President Obama and top White House officials on Friday met with leaders from groups pushing for comprehensive immigration reform as the administration launches a review of its deportation policies.

  • Is the immigration system really broken?

    President Obama likes to talk about how the immigration system is "broken," most recently on Thursday when he ordered a review of deportation practices after a meeting with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.

  • Top Republican: U.S. needs 1 million more immigrants, not less

    A top Republican campaigning for immigration reform is warning that America needs at least 1 million more immigrants every year just for basic farming and construction jobs, not ban like some in the party are advocating. Carlos Gutierrez, Commerce secretary under former President George W....

  • Irish PM shares 'frustration' at slow pace of immigration reform

    Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny expressed frustration at the slow pace of immigration reform in the United States at a breakfast hosted by Vice President Joe Biden to honor him and mark St. Patrick's Day.

  • Obama orders review of deportation practices

    President Obama called for his administration to review deportation policies to see if they could be done “more humanely within the confines of the law,” the White House announced late Thursday.

  • Facebook's college dropout co-founder leads effort that could help dispel anti-Latino myths, a pro-immigration group founded by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, last week launched a month-long ad campaign to shame Republicans into passing comprehensive immigration reform that includes “amnesty” and a guest-worker program for Mexicans. It’s a noble cause. But advancing it...

  • Report faults oversight of foreign student program

    WASHINGTON — The government is falling short in assessing the risks of a program that allows tens of thousands of foreign students to stay in the United States and work for close to 2 1/2 years, according to a newly released report from the Government Accountability Office. The GAO,...

  • House panel bars funds for immigrant advocate

    The first immigration bill in the House this year would prohibit any money for the public advocate for immigrants in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. After hours of contentious debate, Republicans pushed through a bill in the Judiciary Committee on Wednesday night that would bar the...

  • The inevitability of Obamacare for illegal immigrants

    You knew it was coming. I knew it was coming. When government expands entitlements, illegal aliens always end up with a piece of the pie. Obamacare promoters relented to GOP pressure to include an illegal alien ban on eligibility and vowed endlessly that no benefits would go to the...

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