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Tag Results for "Illegal Immigration"

Bay Area restaurant Owners Charged with Undocumented Immigrants

A Pleasanton, Calif., couple who own a chain of Bay Area Mexican restaurants were arraigned in federal court here Monday after being charged in a 20-count criminal information with tax and immigration violations. continue reading »

Dream Act Vote TOMORROW – TODAY White House Dialing for Votes

The third phone conference sponsored by the White House just concluded just ahead of tomorrow’s highly anticipated DREAM Act vote in the House. continue reading »

DREAM Act Brings “Hispanic Haters” Out of Hiding

There is so much negative vibe on the Dream Act that at a certain point you have to shut it off – well that is until the hate’s started attacking my beloved McDonald’s. continue reading »

Republicans Afraid to Lose Latino Vote Trying to Please GOP Voters

Republican politicians in California are rethinking their positions on the Support Federal Immigration Law (FIL) Act , the state’s Arizona-style immigration proposal, as they fear separating themselves further from the fastest growing voter group in California—Latinos. continue reading »

Mexico’s Population Boom Thanks to Migrants Staying Home

Mexico’s National Institute for Statistics and Geography, the equvalient of our U.S. Census Department, show an unexpected increase in Mexico’s population. continue reading »

Rush Limbaugh on DREAM Act – “No no no- It Isn’t Gonna Happen”

Talk show host, Rush Limbaugh, has been fielding a lot of questions lately on the DREAM Act mostly from callers who are staunchly opposed. The conservative talk show host has assured his listeners “Are you seriously concerned the DREAM Act is gonna pass?” Rest assured he states it won’t. continue reading »

White House Working the Phones to Get Votes for DREAM Act

White House administration members are on their third day of calling legislators to garner support for the DREAM Act, which will most likely be voted on this week. continue reading »

On Eve of DREAM Act Vote – Everyone Being Asked to Do Their Part

DREAM Act supporters are aggressively campaigning on all fronts these last days before the DREAM Act vote goes to Congress. The bill will create a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrant students if they meet certain conditions. continue reading »

Florida Lawmaker Seeks Hispanic Support for Arizona-style Immigration Bill

State Rep. Will Snyder (R), is attempting to gain support from Florida’s Hispanic community in order to get an Arizona-style immigration bill passed in the state. Snyder also claims that he’s hoping to quell the community’s fears on such bill. continue reading »

Setting the Record Straight on Cost of DREAM Act

In a new report, the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) paints a misleading financial portrait of the DREAM Act. The report, entitled Estimating the Impact of the DREAM Act, claims that the bill would be a burden on continue reading »

4th and Current Version of DREAM Act Narrows Eligibility

The fourth version of the DREAM Act (S. 3992) was submitted on Monday, and has many wondering how this latest version (created in an attempt to persuade Republican legislators to vote in its favor) differs from its predecessors. continue reading »

Republicans Threaten to Block DREAM Act if Taxes Not Addressed First

A letter signed by every Republican senator sent to Senate Majority Leader Harry Ried (D-Nev.) states that the GOP will block the DREAM Act in Congress’ lame-duck session until a deal on tax cuts is worked out. continue reading »

Texas Firefighter Arrested For Transporting Undocumented and Money Laundering

Four people, including a Portland, Texas, firefighter, have been indicted and charged with alien smuggling and money laundering. The charges were announced Monday by U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas José Angel Moreno and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton. continue reading »

DREAMers Demonstrate at Military Recruiting Office in D.C.

Tuesday, outside a military recruiting center in Washington D.C., a group of undocumented immigrants arrived and asked to serve in the U.S. military. This display was to implore legislators to support the DREAM Act by showing that many continue reading »

AZ Fails to Nab Businesses For Immigration Violations

Over the last two years, since Maricopa County officers began immigration raids, almost 500 hundred people have been removed from various businesses. However, very little action has been taken against the companies they worked for despite continue reading »

Gutiérrez Continues Fight for DREAM Act

Monday, thanks in large part to Illinois Representative Luis Gutiérrez (D), Congress is expected to discuss the DREAM Act. Over the Thanksgiving recess, Gutiérrez traveled to a number of states, asking for the support of the act on behalf of tens continue reading »

Illegal Re-entry by Immigrants #1 Crime Prosecuted in U.S. not Drug Crimes or Terrorism

According to information in a new report out of Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), re-entry into the U.S. by unauthorized immigrants was the crime most prosecuted by federal authorities. continue reading »

Border Patrol Arrests Illegal Aliens Hidden in Dump Truck Full of Sand

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the port of Tecate foiled an attempt to smuggle a man and a woman on top of a load of sand inside a dump trailer. continue reading »

He’s a CA Student Body President and an Undocumented Immigrant

One secret. That’s all it took to throw Cal State Fresno Student Body President Pedro Ramirez’s life into controversy. When the high school valedictorian was filling out college applications and his parents clued him in on a major continue reading »

STUDY:  Immigrant Women Working in Food Industry at Peril

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) researchers interviewed approximately 150 women who are either currently undocumented or have spent time in the U.S. as undocumented immigrants. continue reading »