Immigration

President Barack Obama holds a town hall meeting at Cross Campus in Santa Monica, California, on Oct. 9, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: GOP Opposition To Immigration Overhaul Amounts To Political ‘Suicide’

President Barack Obama says Republican opposition to an immigration overhaul amounts to political “suicide.” He says the party risks losing support from an entire generation of immigrants.

10/10/2014

US President Barack Obama delivers remarks during the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's 37th Annual Awards Gala in Washington, DC, October 2, 2014.              AFP PHOTO / Jim WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Hispanics: ‘I’m Going To Need You To Have My Back’

With frustration mounting, President Barack Obama sought Thursday to quell doubts he’ll use his presidential powers to act on immigration, telling Hispanics and immigration activists it’s “not a question of if but when.”

10/02/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Brewer Spokesman: States Have ‘Right To Determine Who Is Issued A Driver’s License,’ Not Obama Administration

The Obama administration has urged a court to reject Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s appeal of a ruling that blocks the state from denying driver’s licenses to young immigrants who have avoided deportation under a change ordered by the president.

10/01/2014

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.

09/25/2014

Vice President Joe Biden says President Barack Obama is determined to move ahead on comprehensive immigration reforms "with or without" Congress. (Getty Images)

Biden to Hispanics: Obama Will Act on Immigration ‘With or Without’ Congress

Vice President Joe Biden told frustrated Hispanic leaders Monday President Barack Obama is “absolutely committed to moving forward” on comprehensive immigration reforms “and he’s going to do an awful lot.”

09/22/2014

A U.S. Border Patrol patrol searches for undocumented immigrants and drug smugglers on Feb. 26, 2013 near Sonoita, Ariz. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Patrol to Test Body Cameras

The U.S. Border Patrol purchased body cameras and will begin testing them this year at its training academy, as new leadership moves to blunt criticism about agents’ use of force.

09/18/2014

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Report: Border Patrol Homes Cost Nearly $700,000 Each

The federal government wasted millions of dollars in building a housing project for Border Patrol agents in Arizona near the Mexican border, spending nearly $700,000 per house in a small town where the average home costs less than $90,000, a watchdog report found.

09/12/2014

President Barack Obama has slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent. (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Deportations Down 20 Percent, Fewest Since 2007

President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion.

09/12/2014

President Barack Obama makes a statement in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on Aug. 28, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Chief of Staff Pledges Action on Immigration

President Barack Obama will act on his own by year’s end to remake the nation’s fractured immigration system, and he will go as far as he can under the law, the White House chief of staff told frustrated Latino lawmakers Thursday.

09/11/2014

President Obama speaks to the nation about his strategy to fight ISIS. (credit: Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Analysis: Obama On Pace This Year To Deport Fewest Number Of Immigrants Since 2007

President Barack Obama, who has postponed until after Election Day his plans that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation, is already on pace this year to deport the fewest number of immigrants since at least 2007.

09/11/2014

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