Maryland’s governor says a state jail in Baltimore will no longer automatically comply with federal requests to hold immigrants past their release date for possible deportation.
Nearly half of immigrants facing deportation have won their cases in the last year, says study.
Immigrants living in the U.S. illegally will be able to obtain a Maryland driver’s license or identification card under a new law.
Federal prosecutors in New York say they cannot meet a judge’s demands they quickly deliver documents about thousands of immigrants who have been detained nationwide for months or years as their immigration status is reviewed.
An anti-deportation protester confronted President Barack Obama, saying his family has been separated for 19 years and urged him to use executive powers to help immigrants living illegally in the United States.
House Democrats have unveiled an immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship for the 11 million immigrants living here illegally and tightens border security.
The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday rejected the idea of giving immigrants in the U.S. illegally a special pathway to citizenship, and said the Housemust chart its own course on immigration even if it never results in a bill President Barack Obama can sign.
Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio warned Tuesday that if Congress doesn’t pass immigration overhaul legislation, President Barack Obama may act on his own to legalize the 11 million immigrants already in the U.S. illegally.
President Barack Obama has championed two sweeping policy changes that could transform how people live in the United States: affordable health care for all and a path to citizenship for the 11 million immigrants illegally in the country.
Nine owners and managers of 7-Eleven stores across Long Island and in Virginia were charged on Monday in a scheme to exploit immigrants from Pakistan and the Philippines.