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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 »

Current Illegal Alien Border Apprehensions Down by 17%

United States Border Patrol Illegal Alien Apprehensions by Fiscal Year (October 1st through September 30th) continue reading »

Judge Rules ICE High Officials Responsible for Actions of Agents

Thursday, a federal judge ruled that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials can be sued for breaching the constitution. The government’s argument that officials are immune from lawsuits brought on constitutional grounds was dismissed by the judge continue reading »

Hispanic Bar Association Commends Advancement of Latino Judicial Nominees

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HBNA) commends President Barack Obama for nominating the Honorable Esther Salas for the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Similarly, the HNBA applauds the Senate Judiciary Committee for reporting out of committee by voice vote on December 1st The Honorable Edward Davila and The Honorable Diana Saldaña. Having been approved by the full committee, these two nominees now await full Senate confirmation. continue reading »

Ecuador’s Government Offering Incentives for Migrants to Return Home

With the current state of the U.S. economy, programs that were initially set up to help Ecuadoreans assimilate in the U.S. are now being used to entice the very same people to come back to Ecuador. continue reading »

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 »

Pending Deportation of Canadian Adult Highlights Immigration Law Flaws

“I was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, My dad worked for a division of Capitol Records. He received a transfer to Los Angeles, got permanent resident visas for the whole family and when I was two years eleven months old, we moved to the States. “ said Mike Burrows. 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 »

DREAM Act = Amnesty? Republicans Seem to Think So (VIDEO)

Senator Jeff Sessions of Mobile, Alabama, sounding eerily similar to Yosemite Sam, said he would not allow passage of the DREAM Act if he could help it. Senator Sessions forcefully reiterated that "[The Dream Act] 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 »

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Attend DREAM Act Rally

A DREAM Act rally held at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s campus on Monday counted Gery Chico and fellow mayoral candidate Miguel del Valle as attendees. Mayor Daley’s former chief of staff, Gery 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 »

ICE Arrest 18 Immigration Fugitives in Maryland

Last week in a three-day enforcement operation throughout Maryland, 18 immigration fugitives and immigration violators, almost all convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI), were arrested by officers with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). continue reading »

Record Number of Applicants for Green-Card Lottery This Year

This year, a record number of people from around the world entered America’s green-card lottery in an attempt to quicken the path to permanent residency in the U.S.. Only 50,000 entrants win the green-card lottery each year, continue reading »

Va. Immigrant Population Reduced by Arizona-like Policy

A study of Prince William County, Va.’s Arizona-style immigration policy has revealed that the policy lowered the number of illegal immigrants in the county, but failed to bring any conclusive evidence on the effect on violent crime. continue reading »

Illegal Alien Apprehensions by Fiscal Year

United States Border Patrol Illegal Alien Apprehensions by Fiscal Year (October 1st through September 30th) continue reading »

Supreme Court to Hear Two Cases Regarding Immigration

The October session of the U.S. Supreme Court opened this week, and a case addressing state laws that sanction employers hiring unauthorized workers will be heard. This is first case challenging the recent surge in st continue reading »

Supreme Court to Hear Two Cases Regarding Immigration

The October session of the U.S. Supreme Court opened this week, and a case addressing state laws that sanction employers hiring unauthorized workers will be heard. This is first case challenging the recent surge in st continue reading »