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ICE Increases Number of Agents to Focus on Deportation of Criminal Undocumented

Without public notice, on May 14, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) increased the number of agents tasked with finding and deporting undocumented immigrants with criminal records. continue reading »

North Carolina’s Hispanic Vote Doubles in 4 Years

The proportion of Hispanic voters in North Carolina, which is considered to be a key state in the upcoming presidential election, has doubled over the past four years, according to a recent analysis by the Institute for Southern Studies. continue reading »

Lawsuit Filed Against US Senate Over Fillibuster Rule Preventing DREAM Act Vote, Other Legislation

Common Cause filed a 52-page lawsuit last week asking the U.S. District Court in Washington to declare that the Senate’s filibuster rule is unconstitutional and violates the core American principle of majority rule. continue reading »

Wanted for Fleeing A Murder Charge, Mexican Man Deported by ICE

A Mexican national wanted for fleeing a homicide charge in his native country was deported Tuesday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). continue reading »

2 Mexicans in Texas Told Undocumented, “Welcome to Hell,” As They Arrived at Stash House

Two Mexican nationals were indicted Tuesday for conspiring to harbor aliens and alien harboring, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas. The investigation is being led by U.S. Immigration a continue reading »

D.C. Council Unanimously Votes on Measure to Prevent Info-Sharing Regarding Undocumented

Tuesday, a D.C. Council committee agreed on a measure that would limit the information-sharing that currently allows the area’s jails to hold those suspected of being in the country illegally until federal officials can take over custody. continue reading »

Faces of the DREAM Act: Jose Luis Zelaya Denied Admittance to Texas A&M Student Gov’t

An undocumented student at Texas A&M has been denied a student government position once again due to his citizenship status. Earlier this year, HS-News shared the story of Jose Luis Zelaya, continue reading »

Border Patrol Capture 14 Undocumented Dominican’s on a Wooden Boat on the Open Seas

Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) federal law enforcement authorities intercepted a single engine yola type vessel with 14 undocumented citizens of the Dominican Republic. continue reading »

“Immigrants Cause Global Warming” - ‘The Colbert Report’ Takes on the Claim

During Wednesday's The Colbert Report host Stephen Colbert commented on a new video from the organization Californians for Population Stabilization in a segment called "United We Can't Stand Them." continue reading »

Rubio and Romney Together on the Campaign Trail

As the Republican Party solidifies Romney as their choice for the GOP Presidential nominee, the time has come for his running mate to be chosen. continue reading »

“UndocuMemes”: Can Immigration Issues, the DREAM Act be Funny?

Dubbed "UndocuMemes," memes geared toward those fighting laws pertaining to immigration and the DREAM Act, are quickly gaining popularity. continue reading »

Admitted Child Rapist Asks to be Deported Rather Than Serve a Jail Sentence in the U.S.

An admitted child rapist who was also an undocumented immigrant hailing from Mexico has asked the courts to deport him rather than force him to serve a jail sentence. Juan Gonzalez, 22, a continue reading »

Should Undocumented Immigrant Jose Godinez-Samperio Be Admiited to Florida Bar?

Jose Godinez-Samperio was valedictorian of his high school class in 2004. He graduated at the top of his class from the Florida State University College of Law and he passed the Bar exam. It would seem th continue reading »

Van Carrying Undocumented Migrants Crashes at Border Check Point Leaving 9 Dead

Nine Mexican migrants were killed and six others injured when the van they were traveling in crashed after the driver sped away from an immigration checkpoint in South Texas. continue reading »

According to Study, Illegal Immigration Hits “Net Zero” In U.S.

Despite the violence, it seems the Mexican economy is improving and as a result, Mexican migration seems to have dropped. During the 2008 recession, the number of undocumented continue reading »

23 Cuban Migrants Rescued by Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship this week, rescued 23 Cuban migrants after their small boat was spotted near Jamaica. continue reading »

Officials Want Mexico to Pay for Undocumented in Texas and U.S. to Take Back Offer to Send MX Water

Texas State Rep. Lyle Larson (R-San Antonio) believes that Texas spends in the ballpark of $7 billion a year on illegal immigrants and is now saying Mexico should reimburse the state for the cost of providing health care to and even detaining undocumented immigrants from south of the border. continue reading »

Man Wanting to Attend Son’s Funeral in U.S. Denied Entry from Mexico

After his son died in a house fire in Pennsylvania, Mexican national Fidelmar Merlos-Lopez just wanted to see him laid to rest, but when he tried to gain entry to the U.S. he was turned away. continue reading »

Panga That Washed Ashore in El Segundo Was Carrying 15 Deported Criminals

A panga that washed ashore in El Segundo Wednesday reportedly carried 20 undocumented immigrants to U.S. shores. Of the 20 immigrants, more than a dozen of them were criminals who had been deported after being c continue reading »

Immigration Judge Delays Deportation of Gay Mexican Man Married to U.S. Citizen

An immigration judge in California decided to delay the deportation of an undocumented Mexican immigrant who wed his U.S. citizen partner in New York, where same-sex unions are recognized. continue reading »