Immigration

President Barack Obama makes a statement in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (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

President Barack Obama talks to reporters at the end of the NATO Summit on Sept. 5, 2014 in Newport, Wales. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Immigration Group: Obama’s Decision ‘Another Slap To The Face’ To Latino Community

President Barack Obama said Saturday that the surge of immigrant children entering the U.S. illegally changed the politics surrounding the issue of immigration and led him to put off a pledge to use executive action that could shield millions of people from deportation.

09/07/2014

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Obama Hints Immigration Reform Deadline May Pass Without Action

President Barack Obama still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but may do so later than expected.

08/28/2014

145 protestors were arrested at an immigration rally outside the White House. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

145 Arrested at White House Deportation Protest

145 people were arrested during a protest against U.S. deportations of migrants in the country illegally in a rally outside the White House.

08/28/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the American Legion National Convention on Aug. 26, 2014 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Obama’s Lawyers Crafting Legal Rationale For Executive Actions On Immigration That Will Survive Court Challenges

With impeachment threats and potential lawsuits looming, President Barack Obama knows whatever executive actions he takes on immigration will face intense opposition.

08/28/2014

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

Government Immigration Board Determines Domestic Violence Victims May Be Able To Qualify For US Asylum

A government immigration board has determined for the first time that domestic violence victims may be able to qualify for asylum in the United States.

08/28/2014

Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., speaks about immigration during a news conference on Capitol Hill, on July 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rep. Gutierrez: Obama Can Use Executive Actions To Give Millions Of Immigrants Work Permits

Rep. Luis Gutierrez believes President Barack Obama can take executive actions on giving millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States work permits.

08/28/2014

A new survey from Mexico finds that the country’s residents have increasingly negative views of the economy and leadership, with 44 percent of Mexicans saying they believe life is better in the United States for those who migrated. (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Pew: Two-Thirds Of Mexicans Dissatisfied With Direction Of Their Country

A new survey from Mexico finds that the country’s residents have increasingly negative views of the economy and leadership, with 44 percent of Mexicans saying they believe life is better in the United States for those who migrated.

08/27/2014

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said on Tuesday that she “felt ashamed” of the U.S. for the way the country is handling an ongoing influx of unaccompanied immigrant children illegally crossing the Mexican border into America.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Ousted Border Patrol Official: Agency Covered Up ‘Highly Suspect’ Deaths

A Border Patrol official who was removed from his position in June is accusing the agency of covering up “highly suspect” deaths in clashes along the southern border.

08/18/2014

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