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Tag Results for "Illegal Immigration"

The Benchmark Just Got Lower for Who Can Run for Elected Office, Impossible but True

They said it couldn’t be done, but yes, the benchmark has just been lowered for who can run for office with ‘America’s toughest sheriff’ considering a Senate run in Arizona. continue reading »

New Arizona Bill May Require Hospitals to Check Immigration Status Before Treating

Arizona hospitals could soon be required to check people’s immigration status before providing care. Monday, the state senate committee heard arguments for SB 1405, which if passed continue reading »

Gov. Barbour Once Lobbied for Mexico Regarding Immigration

A little explanation may be in Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour’s near future. Just this past Sunday, the Republican governor who has attempted to bring Arizona-style immigration laws to Mississippi, continue reading »

What Do you Do When Your State is Broke? Sue the Government Over Immigration, of Course

What do you do when your state is broke, people’s public benefits cut and you’re on the heels of a mass shooting – why of course you sue the U.S. government. continue reading »

Arizona Files Suit Against Government Regarding Hot Topic of Immigration

Arizona is at it again. Republicans Gov. Jan Brewer and Attorney General Tom Horne have filed a counter suit against the federal government claiming that, in part, it has failed to gain “operational control” of the border. continue reading »

Napolitano Invites Critics to Visit the U.S.-Mexico Border

Wanting lawmakers to see for themselves the White House’s latest efforts to curb and ultimately eliminate drug, weapon, and human trafficking, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has invited House and Senate legislators to the U.S.-Mexico border. continue reading »

Deeper into the Shadows: The Unintended Consequences of Immigration Worksite Enforcement

Today, the Immigration Policy Center releases Deeper into the Shadows: The Unintended Consequences of Immigration Worksite Enforcement by Jeffrey Kaye. This paper examines what happens to workers and their employers after an I-9 audit, and argues for worksite enforcement that is more targeted. continue reading »

Undocumented Immigrant Told to Go Back to Mexico for Medical Care

Last month, a woman was preparing for a surgery to remove a potentially life-threatening tumor from along her spine, but after almost a week in the hospital, she said a doctor told her to go have her surgery in Mexico. continue reading »

Unprecedented’ Efforts to Secure Arizona Border With Mexico Deemed a Success by Obama Administration

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HIS) today announced results to date from a collaborative enforcement continue reading »

44 Kidnapped Central American Migrants Rescued in Mexico

Mexico’s Army staged a bold rescue of kidnapped Central American migrants in the northern border city of Reynosa yesterday. continue reading »

U.S. Bishops Urge Homeland Security to Stop the Resumption of Haitian Deportations

In a joint letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano February 7, Archbishop José H. Gomez, Coadjutor Archbishop of Los Angeles and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, and Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tucson, continue reading »

Texas Sees Sudden Increase in Indian Immigrants Arriving Across Mexico Border

Officials in Texas are in awe at the sudden increase in the number of undocumented Indian immigrants entering Texas from its Mexico border. The reported surge is due to an estimated 1,600 Indians having been caught in Southern Texas continue reading »

Most Voters Continue to Believe Government Encourages Illegal Immigration

Most voters continue to believe that the policies of the federal government encourage illegal immigration, but voters are now almost evenly divided over whether it's better to let the federal government or individual states enforce immigration laws. continue reading »

New Research Examines Link Between Poverty and Latin Americans’ Unauthorized Immigration to the US

Despite unprecedented levels of U.S. government spending on guarding the border with Mexico, unauthorized or illegal immigration into the United States continues. Here, there are millions of jobs that legal workers do not fill -- even in times of recession. Poverty and hardship are the main drivers pushing Latin Americans to search for better lives in the United States. continue reading »

Federal Court Upholds Immigrants’ Right to Reopen Immigration Cases from Outside the U.S.

Yesterday, a federal appellate court chastised the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) for preventing noncitizens from reopening their cases from outside the United States. continue reading »

Mexican Ambassador Disapproves of Georgia Bills

Mexican Ambassador to the US, Arturo Sarukhan, condemned legislation that dealt with the topic of undocumented immigration in Georgia, claiming that it was “poisoning” the relationship between Mexico and the US. continue reading »

Colorado’s SB 126 Would Allow In-State Tuition of Undocumented Students

On Wednesday, four Democratic state legislators from Colorado proposed a new bill that would allow undocumented students to pay in-state tuition at public colleges and universities. continue reading »

Struggling Undocumented Students “Not Giving Up” on Higher Education

Anyone applying for college knows it can be a stressful experience, but for undocumented immigrants, wanting to move on to higher education can seem like an unwinnable battle. continue reading »

Phoenix Police Find 53 Illegal Aliens at Drop House, Charge Two MX Nationals with Human Smuggling

Two Mexican citizens appeared in federal court to face human smuggling charges Monday following the discovery of a Phoenix drop house by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations Friday where agents detained 53 illegal aliens. continue reading »

Report States U.S.‘s Canadian Border More of a Danger than Mexico’s

A recent government report states that with little security at our northern border, the U.S. biggest terrorist threats are likely to come from those entering at the Canadian border, not Mexico. continue reading »