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Judge On Immigration Case Had Criticized US Policy

The federal judge assigned to rule in the lawsuit over President Barack Obama’s changes to immigration rules last year accused the Obama administration of participating in criminal conspiracies to smuggle children into the country by reuniting them with parents living here illegally.

12/09/2014

People line up outside of the Social Security Administration office. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Immigrants Social Security Eligible In Obama Plan

Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama’s new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.

11/26/2014

Obama Signing Law

Immigration Lawyer: Obama’s Plan Is ‘Like The Golden Ticket’

Immigrants in the country illegally already are flooding attorneys’ offices with calls to see if they can qualify under President Barack Obama’s yet-to-be-announced plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants from deportation.

11/20/2014

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)

Anti-Immigration Group Starts $1M Ad Campaign In 10 States

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.

10/15/2014

The Maryland State Capitol Building (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Has New Tools Aiding Immigrant Youth

Maryland officials have announced three initiatives aimed at helping families who are sponsoring unaccompanied immigrant youth who have fled violence in Central America.

09/17/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants after a foot chase on July 25, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: ICE Released More Than 2,000 Immigrants Facing Deportation For Budget Reasons, Didn’t Tell White House

Government officials decided to release more than 2,000 immigrants facing deportation in 2013 strictly for budget reasons and didn’t tell the Homeland Security secretary about the plan, according to an oversight report.

08/13/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants in dense brushland some 60 miles north of the U.S. Mexico border in Brooks County on July 23, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Agent: Federal Government Releasing Murderers Into U.S.

A Border Patrol agent claims that the federal government is allowing murderers from Central America to be released into the U.S.

08/07/2014

Vice President Joe Biden. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Biden On Minors At Border: ‘These Are Our Kids’

Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the United States will be judged by how it treats the thousands of young immigrants showing up on its border, but warned that the U.S. will be forced to send some minors back to dangerous, unfortunate environments nonetheless.

08/06/2014

Faith leaders and activists protest immigrant deportations in front of the White House in Washington, DC, July 31, 2014. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

112 Arrested At Protest Against US Deportations

Immigrant activists and religious leaders massed outside the White House on Thursday to protest against U.S. policies on deporting migrants in the country illegally, and police arrested 112 demonstrators they say blocked traffic.

07/31/2014

House Speaker John Boehner answers questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 24, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boehner: ‘We’ve Got A President That’s AWOL’ On The Border Crisis

House Speaker John Boehner says that President Barack Obama has been AWOL during the border crisis.

07/25/2014

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