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National Guard Helping Border Patrol in California, Results in Higher Apprenhension Numbers

California National Guard members have assisted in 1,319 apprehensions along the state’s boundary with Mexico, where they have worked since August in support of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) under the Presidential Administration’s plan to beef up border security. continue reading »

Arizona Veteran Has His Own Kind of Border Patrol (VIDEO)

Lynn Kartchner, a US Army veteran and friend of the rancher killed in March of 2010 has taken border security into his own hands. Night after night, Lynn Kartchner and some of his colleagues patrol part of Arizona’s most highly trafficked border area looking for illegal activity with his own personal truck, night vision cameras, and a massive light with infrared surveillance scope, and a .50 caliber gun for what the reporter says is just “for percussionary measures.” continue reading »

NY Governor Attempts to “Protect” Undocumented Without Criminal Records

As part of a pact with the federal government, and in an attempt to appease opponents of a program used to identify undocumented immigrants, New York Gov. David A. Paterson says he has reached an agreement continue reading »

Lawmakers in Kentucky Disagree on How to Handle Undocumented Immigration

Pushing for the state’s police to be given the authority to arrest anyone they suspect may be in the country illegally is David Williams, the Republican Senate President. He seeks to be able to arrest unauthorized immigrants for criminal trespass if the individual is found on public or private property in the Kentucky. continue reading »

2.3 Million American Reenter U.S. Without Proper Documentation

Despite new travel requirements, more than 2.3 million Americans reentering the country by land or sea from Mexico or Canada failed to produce a passport, birth certificate, or other secure document to establish identity and nationality, according to a report by the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security. continue reading »

Justice Department Settles Allegations of Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices

The Justice Department today announced that it has reached a settlement agreement with Collins Management Corporation, a forestry products company in Oregon, to resolve allegations t continue reading »

Salvadoran Teen, M-13 Gang Member to be Tried as Adult in Killing of Long Island Mom and Child

An unidentified El Salvador minor, and member of the infamous M-13 gang will be tried as an adult for the shooting death of Vanessa Argueta and her two year-old son Diego. continue reading »

Anne Arundel County, Maryland to Use ICE Biometrics to Identify, Remove Aliens

On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information sharing capability in Anne Arundel County that helps federal immigration officials use biometrics to identify aliens continue reading »

Texas Border Fence Draws Closer to Completion at $748 Million Cost

In Hope Park, Texas, As the final piece of a border fence goes up, many look at it with disgust, and it’s not just immigrant advocates either. The fence at the U.S.-Mexico border was created to keep illegal immigrants out, continue reading »

More Migrant Abducted in Mexico, 50 Kidnapped Last Week Remain Missing

On the heels of last week’s abduction of 50 migrants from Central American in Mexico, there appears to be another kidnapping in the same area, this time of nine migrants. continue reading »

Sheriff Arpaio Mandatory Christmas Sing-a-Long Announces a Winner (UPDATE)

Jodi Arias, A 30 year old held on a 2,000,000 bond for the murder of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander, was the winner of the sing-a-long competition. She and her cellmates enjoyed a turkey dinner, christmas cookies, and received stalkings full of goodies, but donated them to charities by suggestion of america's Toughest Sheriff. continue reading »

Northern U.S. Border Focus of Upcoming Drug Trafficking Legislation

President likely will sign a bill in coming days to tighten security along the U.S. northern border after complaints that federal agencies there do not coordinate well enough. continue reading »

Upcoming Legislative Session in Washington Expected to Bring More Anti-Immigrant Legislation

The new legislative session in Washington will convene on Wednesday, January 5, 2011, and with it the Republican Congressional majority is expected to debate several issues related to immigration. continue reading »

Bristol Palin Moving to Maricopa, Arizona-Close to Other Local Celeb Anti-Immigrant Sheriff Arpaio

The 20 year-old daughter of the former governor of Alaska and current reality star Sarah Palin, has purchased a house in Maricopa, Arizona. The former Dancing with the Stars continue reading »

Bah Hum Bug: Republicans Say Passing DREAM Act Next Year Highly Unlikely

In reaction to President Obama’s recent vow to fight for immigration reform in the next legislative session, Republican’s have pronounced immigration reform dead on arrival. continue reading »

Families of Kidnapped Migrants Receiving Ransom Calls–MX Gov Begrudgingly Investigates (VIDEO)

Another confirmation of the alleged kidnapping of 50 Central American migrants from Mexico has occurred, when family members of the missing received a ransom request. continue reading »

Catholic Bishops Issue Statement on DREAM Act’s Failure to Pass “Setback, Not a Defeat”

Archbishop Jose Gomez, coadjutor archbishop of Los Angeles and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration, today described the vote on the DREAM Act in the U.S. Senate as a “setback, not a defeat.” continue reading »

Secretary Napolitano Presents Homeland Security’s Immigration & Border Accomplishments

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano highlighted the Department's 2010 accomplishments in an address to employees. continue reading »

President Obama Meets with Hispanic Caucus Vows Immigration Reform is 2011 Priority

President Obama met this morning for 45 minutes in the Oval Office with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus where he vowed his commitment to passing some form of immigration reform legislation. continue reading »

Anti-Dream Act Senate Incumbents - Who are They?

As the 2012 election cycle takes shape, and the issues are defined and debated, it is unlikely that votes on the DREAM Act will be forgotten by Latino voters, 88% of whom supported the bills passage. If any lesson was learned in 2010, it should be to not underestimate the Latino electorate, which is growing in size, and influence in each successive election. continue reading »