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‘Gang of Eight’ Senators on Tour in Arizona See Border Patrol in Action

‘Gang of Eight’ Senators on Tour in Arizona See Border Patrol in Action

Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images(NOGALES, Ariz.) — Four of the U.S. senators leading the charge on immigration reform got more than they expected Wednesday when they came to Nogales, Ariz., to check on border security.Just a few steps away from where…

Report: Deaths Increasing at US-Mexico Border

Report: Deaths Increasing at US-Mexico Border

Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The number of immigrants who died while attempting to illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border saw a large increase in 2012, even though there seem to be far fewer people attempting the crossing.According to…

White House Says It’s Not Behind Release of Illegal Immigrants

White House Says It’s Not Behind Release of Illegal Immigrants

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The White House said on Wednesday that it was a decision by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement to release hundreds of illegal immigrants from detention in anticipation of budget cuts that would be brough…

Anti-’Amnesty’ Activists Prepared for Immigration Fight

Anti-’Amnesty’ Activists Prepared for Immigration Fight

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The forces that helped to bring down a proposed sweeping overhaul of the U.S. immigration system in 2007 are quietly mobilizing to do the same again.As President Obama prepares to use his State of the Union address…

Senators Reveal Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Senators Reveal Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A bipartisan group of senators has agreed to an immigration reform framework that includes a pathway to citizenship for the undocumented, a significant step toward a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s immigration sy…

Republican Senators Present Their Plan for Immigration Reform

Republican Senators Present Their Plan for Immigration Reform

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Two senior Senate Republicans proposed a bill on Tuesday that gives the children of illegal immigrants the opportunity to remain in the U.S.After GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney only garnered a sliver of the L…

Poll: Majority Supports Path to Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants

Poll: Majority Supports Path to Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Most Americans support a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, an issue that may be high on the agenda of newly re-elected President Obama and the 113th Congress, given the increased importance of nonwhites — …

Romney Won’t Take Away Obama Visas for Illegal Immigrant Kids

Romney Won’t Take Away Obama Visas for Illegal Immigrant Kids

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(DENVER) — Mitt Romney says he will not take away the two-year visas given to children of illegal immigrants under an executive order by President Obama earlier this year, despite having called the measure a politically-mot…

Judge Rules in Favor of Arizona’s ‘Show Me Your Papers’ Provision

Judge Rules in Favor of Arizona’s ‘Show Me Your Papers’ Provision

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — Authorities in Arizona will shortly begin enforcing the “show me your papers” provision of the state’s controversial immigration law, SB 1070.U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton ruled on Wednesday that after stopping …

Mitt Romney’s Son Chokes Up Over Family’s Immigrant Past

Mitt Romney’s Son Chokes Up Over Family’s Immigrant Past

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — Mitt Romney’s son Craig choked up Thursday night when he recounted for the Republican National Convention how his grandparents immigrated from Mexico to live the American dream.”It’s easy to forget that the story…

For Some ‘Dreamers’ the Wait for Legal Status Is Just Beginning

For Some ‘Dreamers’ the Wait for Legal Status Is Just Beginning

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — From Chicago to Los Angeles, thousands of young undocumented immigrants have flooded consulates, cafeterias and convention centers seeking legal guidance and paper proof that they are eligible for a “deferred actio…

Young Illegal Immigrants May Now Apply for Deportation Relief

Young Illegal Immigrants May Now Apply for Deportation Relief

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — After a lifetime of fearing deportation, being banned for legal work and fighting to stay in the country they grew up in, thousands and thousands of young undocumented immigrants could soon get a reprieve as the fe…

Joe the Plumber: Build a ‘Damn Fence’ and ‘Start Shooting’

Joe the Plumber: Build a ‘Damn Fence’ and ‘Start Shooting’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Ohio Republican congressional candidate Samuel “Joe the Plumber” Wurzelbacher told a crowd of about 125 supporters in Arizona that the government should “put a damn fence on the border goin…

Joe the Plumber: Build a ‘Damn Fence’ and ‘Start Shooting’

Joe the Plumber: Build a ‘Damn Fence’ and ‘Start Shooting’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Ohio Republican congressional candidate Samuel “Joe the Plumber” Wurzelbacher told a crowd of about 125 supporters in Arizona that the government should “put a damn fence on the border goin…

Mexican President Thanks Obama for Limiting Deportations

Mexican President Thanks Obama for Limiting Deportations

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(LOS CABOS, Mexico) — Mexican President Felipe Calderon praised President Obama today for having the “valor and courage” to stop deporting hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants.“We believe that …

Supreme Court Set to Hear Challenge to Arizona’s Immigration Law

Supreme Court Set to Hear Challenge to Arizona’s Immigration Law

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Less than a month after hearing a challenge to the controversial Obama health care law brought by 26 states, the Supreme Court on Wednesday will explore the relationship between the federal government and the state…

Report: Fewer Mexicans Coming to US, More Returning Home

Report: Fewer Mexicans Coming to US, More Returning Home

Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A report by the Pew Hispanic Center reveals that the influx of Mexicans into the U.S. that began during the 1970s has slowed down to a trickle over the past five years for various reasons, including the American …

Marco Rubio Pushes His Own DREAM Act

Marco Rubio Pushes His Own DREAM Act

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wants his party to take a more compassionate approach to the issue of immigration. And he wants to start by changing the immigration laws to allow children of illegal immigrants with a cl…

ICE Arrests 3,168 Criminal Aliens in Sweep

ICE Arrests 3,168 Criminal Aliens in Sweep

Paul Caffrey/ICE(WASHINGTON) — Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Monday it arrested 3,168 criminal aliens and fugitives in a six-day nationwide sweep in every state including Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.The operation dubbed “…

Obama ‘Softens’ Immigration Policy with Mixed Results

Obama ‘Softens’ Immigration Policy with Mixed Results

PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images(SYRACUSE, N.Y.) — President Obama’s attempt to “soften” U.S. immigration enforcement — in what has been widely viewed as an election-year appeal to Hispanic voters — has so far produced mixed resul…

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