Tonight, for the first time, an undocumented immigrant will speak at a national political convention. Benita Veliz, 27, was brought to Texas from Mexico by her parents when she was 8 years old. She was threatened with deportation in 2009 after rolling through a stop sign and getting stopped by police.
An activist for the DREAM […]
It’s finally over. The 3-year, disgraceful witch-hunt of Sheriff Joe Arpaio by the Obama Department of Injustice was dropped tonight, with absolutely no charges to be filed in the matter.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Ann Birmingham Scheel released a statement saying her office “is closing its investigation into allegations of criminal conduct” by current and former members […]
Ten federal immigration agents have filed suit against Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano claiming recent directives are forcing them to break the law and ignore their duties when it comes to deporting illegal immigrants.
The suit was filed Thursday in Texas federal court by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. It challenges recent directives allowing some illegal […]
The Obama administration released illegal immigrants who went on to commit more crimes, including charges of 19 murders, 3 attempted murders and 142 sex crimes, the House Judiciary Committee said in a report Tuesday.
All told, the nearly 47,000 illegal immigrants the administration was notified of but declined to deport between 2008 and 2011 under its Secure Communities program had a recidivism […]
The Obama administration will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives. The election-year initiative addresses a top priority of an influential Latino electorate that has been vocal in its opposition to administration deportation policies.
The policy change, described to […]
The Senate on Tuesday dealt a significant blow to the Obama administration’s efforts to repeal the ban on openly gay people serving in the military.
In a 56-43 vote, Senate Democratic leaders fell short of the 60 votes they needed to proceed to the 2011 defense authorization bill, which included language to […]
As Republican members of Congress press for changes to the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, preventing automatic citizenship for babies born to illegal immigrants, opponents insist the debate is not really about babies.
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On the verge of going bankrupt with an astounding $26.3 billion deficit, the nation’s most populous state is considering saving hundreds of millions of dollars annually by cutting monthly welfare payments to illegal immigrants.
The savings doesn’t even include the billions of dollars that California spends annually to educate, incarcerate and medically treat the 2.7 million […]
PHOENIX (AP) - Contributions to Arizona’s fund to help pay for defending the state’s law cracking down on illegal immigration now total more than $1.2 million, with donations over 25,000 people.
Gov. Jan Brewer’s office says 24,767 online contributions totaling $1,149,0087 were made through Thursday morning.
Brewer’s office says an additional $110,000 […]
Retirees and other residents from all over the country were among those who donated nearly $500,000 to help Arizona defend its immigration enforcement law, with most chipping in $100 or less, according to an analysis of documents obtained Thusday by The Associated Press.The donations, 88 percent of which came from through […]
Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu, who works to secure the American border with Mexico, (southern border), has become the target of numerous death threats by illegals from Mexico as well as drug gangs from the same country. This is an example of those brave Americans who put their all on the line to not only ENFORCE […]
There is currently a rumor spreading around that the Obama
administration has been having talks with the Department of Homeland
Security on whether it is possible to give amnesty to the estimated
10.8 million illegal immigrants currently thought to be living in the
United States of America. Bill O’Reilly mentioned this rumor on the
“Talking Points” segment of his Friday […]
Arizona’s hard-hitting immigration law is driving Hispanics out of the state weeks before the controversial law goes into effect.
Although concrete figures are not available, anecdotal evidence suggests Hispanics, both legal residents and illegal immigrants, are starting to flee.
Schools in Hispanic neighborhoods are reporting abnormal enrollment drops, and businesses that serve Hispanics also report that […]
The Houston Chronicle reports that the Obama administration has ordered the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) department to implement multiple modifications to their facilities to make life easier, more comfortable, and pleasant for the hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants (approximately 400,000) it detains annually. An internal ICE email highlights 28 different changes the organization […]
Massachusetts Senate passes crackdown on illegal immigrants (Press one for English. 2 for Auntie Zeituni)
The Massachusetts Senate passed a far-reaching crackdown on illegals and those who hire them, going further than any immigration bill over the past five years. The amendment to the Mass budget, would bar the state from doing business with companies breaking federal laws; would toughen penalties for creating or using fake ID’s, and explicitly deny […]
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has every right to celebrate the hard-won moral victory for her state.
Brewer stood up to the press, the open borders lobby, criticism from arrogant Obama administration officials who haven’t read the Arizona law, a lecturing President of Mexico and illegal alien protesters taking to the streets hurling threats and the dreaded […]
Latino groups blast Guard deployment to the border [League of United Latin American Citizens, La Raza]
Latino groups blast Guard deployment By Jordy Yager - 05/26/10 05:42 PM ET
Two major Latino advocacy groups blasted President Barack Obama’s plan to send 1,200 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, saying the National Guardsmen are unprepared to deal with border issues and that the move will overshadow immigration reform.
“As we have seen time and time […]
Hey everyone out there!We, in Arizona , know you’re boycotting us — but you really should come out here and see our Beautiful Sonoran Desert .
It’s just gorgeous right now! We know you’d love it and maybe you can share what you saw with the rest of the country so they can love it too!
A jubilant Zeituni Onyango celebrated in South Boston today after learning a U.S. immigration court granted her asylum - a decision her neighbors speculated was probably helped by her nephew, President Obama.
“It’s obvious her nephew helped,” said neighbor Marion Swain. “She’s a very nice person - very well spoken. That’s life.”
Onyango faced being deported to […]
President Barack Obama’s Kenyan aunt can stay in the United States, a U.S. immigration judge has ruled, ending a more than six-year legal battle over her status.
Judge Leonard Shapiro made the decision Friday, court officials told CNN. Two government sources confirmed Monday that the ruling will give legal status to Zeituni Onyango, allowing her to […]