Immigration

Immigrants Arrested

Homeland Security Using GPS Ankle Bracelets To Track Immigrant Families Released Into US

The Homeland Security Department is experimenting with a new way to track immigrant families caught crossing the border illegally and then released into the U.S.: GPS-enabled ankle bracelets.

12/24/2014

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

Joe Arpaio talking

Arpaio Lawyer To Try To Convince Obama-Nominated Judge To Halt President’s Immigration Order

A gadfly attorney and an Arizona county sheriff want to halt President Barack Obama’s immigration order in the first courtroom battle over an initiative designed to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation.

12/22/2014

A federal judge in Pittsburgh is declaring that President Barack Obama's recent executive actions on immigration are unconstitutional. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US Judge Says Obama Immigration Action Invalid

A federal judge in Pittsburgh is declaring that President Barack Obama’s recent executive actions on immigration are unconstitutional.

12/16/2014

Tens of thousands of immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don't have serious criminal records could be shielded from deportation under a policy change being weighed by senior American officials. (Getty Images)

Senate Confirms Obama Immigration Nominee

A divided Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama’s pick to head the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

12/16/2014

Michele Bachmann Speaks

Bachmann: Obama’s Immigration Actions Will Allow Dems To ‘Win Every Presidential Contest From Here On Out’

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., believes President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration will allow Democrats to win every future presidential contest.

12/16/2014

Joe Arpaio talking

Obama Administration Urging Dismissal Of Arpaio’s Lawsuit That Would Dismantle President’s Immigration Program

The Obama administration is urging dismissal of a lawsuit that would dismantle the president’s immigration program, an initiative designed to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation.

12/16/2014

Jan Brewer Talking

Brewer Asks Supreme Court To Delay Decision Blocking Denial Of Driver’s Licenses To Young Immigrants

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to temporarily put on hold a lower court’s decision blocking her denial of driver’s licenses to young immigrants now avoiding deportation under an Obama administration policy.

12/12/2014

Sarah Palin Talking

Palin Warns Republicans They Will ‘Face America’s Wrath’ For Not Defunding Obama’s Immigration Plan

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is slamming her own party, warning Republicans they will “face America’s wrath” in the next election for not defunding President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration in the latest spending bill.

12/11/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about his recent executive actions on immigration on Dec. 9, 2014 at the Casa Azafran, a community center and home to a number of immigrant-related nonprofit organizations, in Nashville, Tenn. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Jokes That Some Republicans Are ‘Pretty Sure’ He’s An Illegal Immigrant

President 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.

12/10/2014

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