illegal immigration

Study: Illegal Immigration From Mexico Down NationwideThe number of people from Mexico attempting to cross the border illegally has declined nationwide, according to a new study from Pew Research Center.
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.
Obama Jokes That Some Republicans Are 'Pretty Sure' He's An Illegal ImmigrantPresident 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.
Immigrant Families Fail to Report to Federal AgentsAbout 70 percent of immigrant families the Obama administration had released into the U.S. never returned for follow up appointments, reveals ICE source.
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.
Md. County Gets $3M To Build 2 New Schools Focusing on Immigrant StudentsAs 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.
Pr. William County Chairman: Gov't Failed to Report Immigrant Children Were Sent to BristowPrince 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.
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.
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.
Feds Apologize For Miscues Over Immigrant KidsOfficials apologized to residents of Lawrenceville for keeping them in the dark about plans to shelter hundreds of Central American children.
New National Monument Sparks Border ConcernsWestern lawmakers fear illegal immigrant and drug smugglers will be able to elude local law enforcement through the half-million acres of rugged terrain along the U.S.-Mexican border.
Obama: Most Illegal Immigrants 'Not Making Trouble, Not Causing Crimes' President Obama held a Tuesday meeting at the Eisenhower Office Building with the country’s top law enforcement officials to make the case for immigration reform. Obama said the current system “makes it harder” for law enforcement to do their jobs, reiterating that most illegal immigrants “are not making trouble,” and “are not causing crimes.”
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