08/29/14 01:01 PM
CHAHUITES, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/29/14 11:32 AM
The president for the first time stopped short of abiding by his self-imposed deadline of acting on immigration without Congressâ€™ consent by the end of the summer.
By David Limbaugh | 08/29/14 10:04 AM
Despite fears of some establishment Republicans, I choose to believe that if Obama makes good on his threat, there will be electoral hell for Democrats to pay in November -- not Republicans.
By Paul Bedard | 08/29/14 09:48 AM
The Obama administration has released a huge majority of illegal immigrant children who poured over the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this year into dozens of tony counties without notifying the public, while deporting just 280.
08/28/14 07:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a self-imposed deadline looming, President Barack Obama said Thursday he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer. Obama raised the slim hope that Congress could take action on a...
08/28/14 06:45 PM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic will soon issue the first residency and work permits for migrants under a new program that will enable them to avoid the risk of deportation, officials said Thursday, conceding that so far few have managed to qualify. Since the...
By Becket Adams | 08/28/14 06:04 PM
Gov. Nathan Deal, R-Ga., earlier this week suffered a regrettable gaffe when he assumed that a Hispanic student at a College Republicans event at the University of Georgia was in the country illegally.Â
By Sean Higgins | 08/28/14 03:33 PM
The deal, announced by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Thursday, is intended to avoid the disagreement that plagued the Democratic field in 2008.
By Kelly Cohen | 08/28/14 03:25 PM
Rep. Paul Ryan was ambushed by camera-carrying immigration activists Thursday, the latest Republican to face a tricky confrontation over the issue this month.
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...
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