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Study: Illegal Immigration From Mexico Down Nationwide

The number of people from Mexico attempting to cross the border illegally has declined nationwide, according to a new study from Pew Research Center.


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Clinton To Call For ‘Full And Equal Path To Citizenship’

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton intends to draw an early distinction with Republicans on illegal immigration, pointing to a pathway to citizenship as an essential part of any overhaul in Congress.


President Barack Obama speaks about his recent executive actions on immigration on Dec. 9, 2014 at the Casa Azafran, a community center and home to a number of immigrant-related nonprofit organizations, in Nashville, Tenn. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Jokes That Some Republicans Are ‘Pretty Sure’ He’s An Illegal Immigrant

President Barack Obama on Tuesday tried to reassure immigrants that if they register under his new executive action they won’t be a priority for deportation in the future, while acknowledging another president could undo it all.


Tens of thousands of young families caught crossing the border illegally earlier this year have failed to meet with federal immigration agents, as they were instructed. (Photo by HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigrant Families Fail to Report to Federal Agents

About 70 percent of immigrant families the Obama administration had released into the U.S. never returned for follow up appointments, reveals ICE source.


Tens of thousands of immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don't have serious criminal records could be shielded from deportation under a policy change being weighed by senior American officials. (Getty Images)

Obama Considers Large-Scale Move on Immigration

White House officials are making plans to act before November’s midterm elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants in this country illegally.


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Md. County Gets $3M To Build 2 New Schools Focusing on Immigrant Students

As a national conversation surrounding immigration reform wages on, Prince George’s County has received a $3 million grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to open two new public high schools designed to improve achievement rates among students who are learning English as a second language.


Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Pr. William County Chairman: Gov’t Failed to Report Immigrant Children Were Sent to Bristow

Prince William County is seeking details from the federal government on immigrant children being housed in the county after crossing the border into the U.S. unaccompanied.


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Congresswoman: Cut Foreign Aid To Pay For Illegal Immigrant Children

A Republican congresswoman says the U.S. should cut aid to countries that are home to children who have crossed the border illegally to pay for the cost of caring for them.


President Obama is greeted by Texas Governor Perry at the airport in Dallas ahead of discussions about the humanitarian crisis along the U.S. border. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Border Critics: ‘This Is Not Theater’

The president was responding to those who said he should visit the U.S. border while in Texas.


An anti-immigration group is running more than $1 million in ads criticizing lawmakers for not stopping the flow of new workers into the United States.  (John Moore/Getty Images)

Feds Apologize For Miscues Over Immigrant Kids

Officials apologized to residents of Lawrenceville for keeping them in the dark about plans to shelter hundreds of Central American children.