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Tag Results for "Illegal Immigrants"

Arizona Heat Spells Bad News for Undocumented as Death Toll Rises

An average of five to six undocumented immigrants are turning up dead in the desert every week amid even-hotter-than-normal summer temperatures in Arizona, authorities and human rights groups say. continue reading »

Read The Senate Immigration Bill Outline Here

Millions of illegal immigrants would be put on a pathway to legal status and eventually have the chance to apply for citizenship in exchange for paying fines and taxes, under the terms of the immigration overhaul unveiled this week. According to an outline of the bill released, the massive legalization program would be twinned with a multibillion-dollar effort to boost border security. continue reading »

REPORT:  Immigrant Temporary Workers Systematically Exploited and Abused, Most from Mexico

Unions and human rights defense organizations on Tuesday denounced before a panel of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights what they describe as the "systematic exploitation" of immigrant temporary workers in the United States. continue reading »

ICE: 116 Criminal Aliens Arrested by Tulsa-based Officers in 2012

The local office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the arrest of 116 foreign nationals with criminal convictions during calendar year 2012. continue reading »

Illinois Politicians Support Plan for Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented

Some of the main politicians in Illinois, including Gov. Pat Quinn and Senate President John Cullerton, on Tuesday publicly expressed their support for a bill to issue driver's licenses to some 250,000 undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

Undocumented Immigrants Could Add Billions in Tax Revenues at the State Level

New study shows the stakes are high in Arizona, Texas, Florida, and other states; Path to citizenship makes economic sense for states - A new report released by the Center for American Progress shows that providing immigrants pa continue reading »

Along Arizona Border, Fewer Undocumented Immigrants Being Arrested

Arrests of undocumented immigrants continue to decline on the Arizona border, while some criticize the federal government for its attempts to justify the millions of dollars still being spent on border security. continue reading »

77 Kidnapped Migrants Rescued by Mexican Soldiers

Army troops rescued 77 illegal immigrants who were being held captive at a house in Reynosa, a border city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, and arrested two people for violating federal laws, the press reported. continue reading »

Leaders of Mexican “Paisas” Believed to Have Started Mississippi Prison Riot Earlier This Year

Mexican inmates in a Mississippi prison started a riot over their mistreatment. Authorities say the May 20 riot at the privately-run Adams County Correctional Facility (ACCF) in Natchez continue reading »

POLL:  Majority of Americans Put Border Control Before Legalizing the Undocumented

Most voters continue as they have for years to put border control ahead of legalizing the illegal immigrants already in this country. continue reading »

San Antonio, Texas Reports Record Number of Immigrant Deportations thus Far in 2012

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations officers in the San Antonio, Texas office deported a record number of aliens so far this fiscal year – more than 68,000 – with less than three months remaining in the year. continue reading »

Hispanics Are Not the Fastest-Growin Racial Group in the U.S. - So Who Are?

With constant talk of immigration, the Latino vote, and the U.S.-Mexico border in the news almost constantly, when asked what the fast growing racial group in the U.S. is, one might assume it's Latinos/Hispanics. However, according to a recent report from the Pew Research Center Asians actually nab that title . continue reading »

Poll: Many Voters Support Obama’s Decision to Stop Deporting Undocumented Brought to U.S. as Kids

According to a Bloomberg poll, "64 percent of likely voters surveyed after Obama’s June 15 announcement said they agreed" with the president's decision to stop the deportation of a number of undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. continue reading »

Ecuador Serving as Gateway to Brazil for Haitian Immigrants

Ecuador has become the door of South America to Haitian immigrants who want to go to Brazil in search of a better life than living in their country, devastated by the earthquake of 2010 continue reading »

Meet Town Bankrupted By Private Prisons Intended for Detainees (VIDEO)

The GEO Group, along with CCA (Corrections Corporation of America) are the two largest private prison and immigrant detention operators in the country. At an average rate of $200 per night/per inmate, private prison operators profit continue reading »

Remittances to Mexico up 9% in November, Valued at $1.77 Billion

Mexico received $1.77 billion in remittances in November, up 8.86 percent compared to the same month in 2010, the Bank of Mexico said Monday. continue reading »

‘How to Steal An American Job’ - It’s Not What You Think (VIDEO)

In this year-end video, Immigration and Customs Enforcement head, John Morton, let's us know 'How to Steal an American Job' and guess what it wasn't through illegal immigration or through continue reading »

Federal Judge Blocks Part of South Carolina’s Immigration Law

A mandate that police verify the immigration status of people they suspect are undocumented is one of several provisions of South Carolina's immigration law that were blocked on Thursday by a federal judge. continue reading »

Mexican Immigrant Deported While on Dialysis, Returns to the U.S.

An undocumented Mexican who has lived in the United States for more than 20 years and was deported last month while undergoing dialysis treatments has obtained a humanitarian visa that allowed him to reenter this country. continue reading »

Gov’t Report:  Illegal Border Crossers Suspected in 30 Fires in Arizona

According to the U.S. Government Accountabiliyt Office, from 2006 through 2010, at least 2,467 wildland fires occurred in the Arizona border region. Of this number, 2,126, or about 86 percent, were caused by human activity. continue reading »