Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker on Thursday criticized members of his own party for launching political attacks against those trying to overhaul immigration laws.
With President Barack Obama vowing to press ahead on immigration, prominent Hispanic Republicans are worried about the reaction of staunch conservatives.
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.
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.”
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.
About 70 percent of immigrant families the Obama administration had released into the U.S. never returned for follow up appointments, reveals ICE source.
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.”
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.
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.
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.