US Weighs Cutting Back Deportation Of Illegal ImmigrantsTens 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.
GOP Seek Path For Illegal Immigrants Through Military ServiceA House chairman said Thursday that supporters are making headway in garnering support for a bill to give young immigrants brought to the country illegally a path to resident status through the military.
Neb. Residents Vote To Keep Ordinance Requiring All Renters To Swear They Have Legal Permission To Live In USResidents of a small Nebraska city have reaffirmed their desire to take on illegal immigration.
Obama Administration Eases Immigration Rules For 'Limited' Terrorist SupportersThe Obama administration has eased the rules for would-be asylum-seekers, refugees and others who hope to come to the United States or stay here and who gave "limited" support to terrorists or terrorist groups.
Cantor: 'Distrust' Of Obama's Ability To Enforce Current Laws Halts Immigration ReformCantor said that House Republicans will not take up a Senate bill on the issue, and stated that immigration reform doesn’t have a comprehensive fix, but instead requires a “step-by-step approach.”
Nearly Half of Immigration Judges Eligible to Retire, Courts OverwhelmedThe nation's already backlogged immigration courts might soon be thrown into more havoc as roughly half of their 220 judges will be eligible for retirement next year.
Boehner Rejects Formal Immigration Reform Talks, Bill Likely DeadSpeaker John Boehner said Wednesday that the House will not hold formal, compromise talks on the Senate-passed comprehensive immigration bill, a fresh signal from the Republican leadership that the issue is dead for the year.
Obama Administration: Personal Info Used Only For Health Care PurposesThe Obama administration is stressing that information provided while signing up for coverage under the new health care law will not be used to enforce immigration law.
Report: IRS Paid $4.2 Billion To Undocumented ImmigrantsA new report finds that the Internal Revenue Service mailed $4.2 billion in child-credit checks to undocumented immigrant families.
House Democrats Ready To Move On Immigration Bill House Democrats have unveiled an immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship for the 11 million immigrants living here illegally and tightens border security.
Study: Number Of Illegal Immigrants Living In US Rises To 11.7 MillionA recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. has found that a previously observed decline in the number of unauthorized immigrants in the nation has seemingly reversed itself.
House GOP, Dems Continue Clash Over ImmigrationHouse Republicans took a tentative step toward offering citizenship to some unauthorized immigrants Tuesday, but hit an immediate wall of resistance from the White House on down as Democrats said it wasn't enough.
Biden: Immigration Overhaul Is About Public SafetyVice President Joe Biden is making a case for overhauling the nation's immigration laws.
D.C. Mayor Warns of Consequences of Licensing Bill District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is warning that hundreds of thousands of residents may have to get new driver's licenses or passports if a bill allowing people in the country illegally to get licenses becomes law.
GOP Redistricting, Immigration Push Could Alienate Conservative BaseRepublicans' knack for congressional redistricting helps them control the U.S. House, but it may be working against them on immigration changes that national GOP leaders see as critical to the next presidential election.