Immigration

Ted Cruz Speaks

Ted Cruz: White House ‘Counterfeiting Immigration Documents’

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, believes that the Obama administration is “counterfeiting immigration documents” under the president’s immigration plan.

02/18/2015

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White House Puts Immigration Plans on Hold After Ruling

The Obama administration put its new deportation-relief program on hold Tuesday on the eve of its launch, complying reluctantly with a federal judge’s order that roiled immigrant communities nationwide and seemed to harden an already-tense stalemate on Capitol Hill.

02/17/2015

deportation executive action ruling

Feds Halt Preparations For Immigration Program After Judge’s Ruling

U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen in Texas temporarily blocked executive orders intended to shield young immigrants from deportation as part of an ongoing lawsuit involving 26 states.

02/17/2015

Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

U.S. to Appeal Ruling Blocking Obama Immigration Plan

The Justice Department will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, the White House said Tuesday.

02/17/2015

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U.S. Accuses 6 Immigrants Of Helping ISIS

Six Bosnian immigrants sent money and equipment to terrorists oversees, including fighters with the Islamic State group and al-Qaida in Iraq, says U.S. Attorney.

02/06/2015

Jeb Bush Speaking

Jeb Bush: US Should ‘Politely Ask’ Immigrants Who Have Overstayed Their Visas To Leave

In Republican presidential prospect Jeb Bush’s first major economic speech, the former Florida governor said the U.S. economy should be growing at 4 percent annually — and called making it easier for skilled immigrants to enter the country a key to getting there.

02/05/2015

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, holds up a copy of Dabiq, the English language magazine published by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), during a hearing on "worldwide threats to the homeland" in the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill on Sept. 17, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Rep. McCaul: ‘For God’s Sakes, If We Can’t Unite Around Border Security What Can We Unite Around?’

The House is moving toward a vote on a bill aimed at securing the U.S. border with Mexico, as majority Republicans seek to demonstrate that they can chart their own course on immigration — not just oppose President Barack Obama.

01/22/2015

Birth Certificate

Immigrants Can Now Get Mexican Birth Certificates In US

The Mexican government on Thursday will start issuing birth certificates to its citizens at consulates in the United States, seeking to make it easier for them to apply for U.S. work permits, driver’s licenses and protection from deportation.

01/15/2015

File photo of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Rubio Understands Americans Frustration With Immigrants

Looking to connect with the conservative base of his Republican Party, Sen. Marco Rubio says he is sympathetic to Americans who “feel as if we are being taken advantage of” by immigrants in the United States illegally.

01/06/2015

Obama Immigration Speech

Unions Reaching Out To Immigrants Affected By Obama’s Executive Action

Unions across the U.S. are reaching out to immigrants affected by President Barack Obama’s recent executive action, hoping to expand their dwindling ranks by recruiting millions of workers who entered the U.S. illegally.

12/24/2014

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