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Deportion Costs the U.S. $12,500 a Person

As the immigration battle is being fought all across the nation, one U.S. immigration official is sharing just how much it costs to have a single person deported. Deputy Director Kumar Kibble continue reading »

Colorado Bill Would Make Obtaining Bail Bonds Difficult For Those Suspected of Being Undocumented

A new bill being introduced in Colorado will make it harder for anyone merely suspected of being in the country illegally to attain bail bonds. continue reading »

ICE Alleges California School was a “Sham University”

A California university, mostly utilized by online students, is being called-out as a bogus school by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials. A complaint was filed against Tri-Valley University, continue reading »

Immigration Judges Being Crushed by Full Caseloads say Southwest Needs More Judges NOW!

On the day of the Tucson, Arizona shooting that killed six, and injured another thirteen, Arizona’s Chief U.S. District Judge John Roll reportedly arrived at the meet-and-greet event to speak with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords continue reading »

The Hypocrisy of Rep S King- The Day the GOP Reads the Constitution, He Intros a Bill to Change it

The National Council of La Raza assailed King on Friday in a mass email where it said: "The exact day that Republicans felt it necessary to read the Constitution aloud on the floor of the House of Representatives to remind everyone of the importance of upholding its principles, Rep. Steve King added his name to the list of those who want to deface it. continue reading »

Gay Couple Separated by Deportation Site Peru’s Discrimination Seeking Humanitarian Parole

A couple that has been together for five years are now separated by thousands of miles because a Peruvian citizen overstayed his visa and has now been deported. The federal government does not recognize the civil union of Richard Dennis, continue reading »

ICE: National Security is Top Priority for Us

As far as government agencies go, U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a relative newcomer. However, the roots behind ICE and its focus on national security date back hundreds of years — 1789 to be exact continue reading »

Vietnam Veteran Brothers’ Deportations Postponed

Two brothers, after serving in the U.S. military during Vietnam, now face deportation from the very country they fought for. Valente Valenzuela, 62, and his brother Manuel, 59, have been allowed to remain in the U.S. for at least another year after a judge postponed their deportations until 2012. continue reading »

Rhode Island Governor Fulfills Campaign Promise And Repeals Anti-Immigrant Order

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee has rescinded an executive order signed in 2008 that directed state departments and vendors that do business with the state to use E-Verify as well as the police to enter into agreement [287(g).] with federal immigration authorities. continue reading »

Gov. Rick Scott Signs Executive Order on Immigration Policy Minutes After Being Sworn In

Mere minutes after being sworn in to office, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed an executive order to stop what was referred to as "job -killing regulations" that were set in motion to clean up water pollution and set limits on the amount of mercury a company can dump into the water. continue reading »

Ending Birthright Citizenship Would Not Stop Illegal Immigration

Ending Birthright Citizenship Would Be Unconstitutional, Impractical, Expensive, Complicated and Would Not Stop Illegal Immigration. Anti-immigrant groups and legislators have persisted in their attempts to restrict or repeal birthright citizenship in State Houses and the U.S. Congress. continue reading »

Texas City Wants to Bring in Wealthy Mexican Investors, in Turn Provide Them Investor Visas

The City of McAllen recently announced that wealthy Mexican investors may soon wish to contact the city and apply for U.S. citizenship. The McAllen Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and McAllen City Commission continue reading »

Mexican Teen Deported In Spite of Fears He’ll Be Murdered

For fear of being killed if he stayed in Mexico, Daniel Garcia and his sister fled to Canada, but last Monday his sister was deported and after a failed attempt to stay his removal, he was deported as well. continue reading »

Father of U.S. Marine on the Verge of Being Deported

In Kentucky, Juan Andres, the father of a U.S. Marine about to be deployed to Afghanistan, could soon be deported after being arrested earlier this month, but immigration officials are giving him the chance to ask for permanent residency. continue reading »

New Mexico Town to get $184,000 for Border Security

Much to the surprise of those present, the border liaison for the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security, Carlos Castaneda, at a Mesilla board of trustees meeting, continue reading »

Conservative Organization Claims Asylum, Refugee Seekers Could Pose Danger to U.S.

According to the conservative group Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), increased asylum and refugee policies will open doors to terrorists and criminals looking to enter the United States. continue reading »

Defeat of DREAM Act Will Hurt Opponents

Republicans managed to defeat the DREAM Act, but it’s a victory that will haunt them. The DREAM Act — the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act — died in the Senate on Dec.18, just five votes away from the 60 needed to advance. continue reading »

Nebraska Senators to Introduce Arizona-style Immigration Bills

In an attempt to give local police more power to monitor the state’s illegal immigration population, Nebraska senators have revealed that they are presenting bills to give them such authority. Senators Charlie Janssen (Fremont) and Tony Fulton (Lincoln) continue reading »

Panamanian Dies in ICE Custody

A 41-year-old Panamanian national, who was being held by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) pending removal from the United States, died Thursday at Krome Service Processing Center in Miami. continue reading »

3 South Carolina Counties to Use ICE Biometric Program

Recently, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information sharing capability in Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties that helps federal immigration officials use bio continue reading »