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‘One Nation’ Sarah Palin Disses DREAM Act at the Footsteps of Ellis Island (VIDEO)

Sarah Pallin’s ‘One Nation’ bus tour or Alaska’s version of RV travel with out a map, stopped in New York at the Statute of Liberty. As she continues to proclaim this traveling fiasco is not political or presidential she did make time to diss DREAMers and the DREAM Act. continue reading »

Deportation in the Time of Cholera

Days after the tragedy of the January 12, 2010, earthquake, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano swiftly exercised her discretion to designate Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). continue reading »

California 5th Grader Wins National Immigration Essay Contest

The American Immigration Council is pleased to announce the winner of its 14th Annual “Celebrate America” Creative Writing Contest. Maya Young Wong of Altadena, California, won for her poem entitled “My Grandfather Ben. continue reading »

American Academy of Pediatrics Reaches Settlement Agreement on Immigration Discrimination Charges

The Justice Department today reached a settlement agreement with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), an organization of 60,000 pediatricians based in Elk Grove Village, Ill. continue reading »

Drivers License Information to be added to Mississippi E-Verify

The Obama administration is about to add more personal information to E-Verify, an immigration enforcement tool that is vulnerable to fake, stolen or borrowed documents. continue reading »

California’s DREAM Act Allowing Undocumented Students Access to State Grants Advances

California’s State Assembly is getting ready to vote this week on AB 131 or this state’s version of a DREAM Act after an Assembly committee approved the bill on Friday. continue reading »

Voter ID Update: WI and TN disenfranchise voters, TX and MO close at their heels

Though the perception is that photo ID battles are slackening a bit, this week’s news proves that overall voter suppression efforts are not. continue reading »

“Marco Rubio is not the solution to the Hispanic Problem” Hispanic GOP

As the largest national Latin Republican group in the United States, we believe we have to address Rubio’s recent remarks because he made it very clear that he has opposed the DREAM Act continue reading »

Obama Administration and Farm Bureau tout ‘comprehensive’ Immigration Reform

Agriculture labor requirements and the threat of higher food prices and rising imports took center stage when Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack pushed immigration reform during a Wednesday morning press conference. continue reading »

Arizona Style Immigration Bill Dies in Texas

As the clocked ticked down the final moments of the 82nd Legislative session, the prediction of some Senate Democrats that their Tuesday vote to block HB12 was the end of “sanctuary cities” came true. continue reading »

Change.org Calls for Immediate Moratorium on Secure Communities Program- sign petition here

When an L.A. woman named Isaura Garcia finally worked up the nerve to call 911 -- after two years of brutal beatings by her husband -- her fingerprints were sent to a federal database for immigration checks. continue reading »

Convictions Obtained for Men that Trafficked and Victimized Undocumented Immigrant Women

After a four-week trial, a federal jury in Central Islip, New York, today found Antonio Rivera and Jason Villaman guilty of conspiracy, sex trafficking, forced labor, alien harboring, and alien transportation. continue reading »

Sen. Rubio: One of Us Supporting None of Us

On Monday Politico reported on Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fl.) and his surprising stance against the DREAM Act. In a nationally televised interview with the Spanish-language television network Telemundo, continue reading »

26 Undocumented Aliens Found on “Yola” Vessel with Bricks of Cocaine Floating Nearby

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine units intercepted a vessel near Arecibo on May 23rd, containing 26 undocumented aliens with six bricks of cocaine floating nearby. continue reading »

1,300 Square Foot Drop House Nets 108 Illegal Immigrants Inside (VIDEO)

Arizona police and immigration officials believe they have netted a record number of illegal immigrants in a Phoenix drop house. Neighbors grew suspicious of the home at 91st and Encanto Boulevard with many vehicles coming and leaving the 1,300 square foot, four-bedroom home. continue reading »

JUST IN: Arizona Law Punishing Businesses for Hiring Illegal Immigrants is Upheld

The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-3 vote has upheld Arizona’s four-year old law that allows the state to punish businesses that hired illegal immigrants. continue reading »

What You Told Us About Immigration Reform- The White House

Following the President Obama's speech on immigration reform in El Paso, Texas, I asked for your feedback on this issue through our Advise the Advisor program. continue reading »

Rep. Guitierrez Attends Anti-Deportation Town Hall Meeting in Nevada

Illinois Rep. Luis Guitierrez will be in Reno Nevada for a town hall meeting this Friday. People will be asking for relief from immigration deportations and gathering signatures on a petition for President Obama. continue reading »

New Immigration Laws in Indiana Trigger Lawsuit by ACLU

The new Indiana immigration laws that deny in-state tuition rates to undocumented immigrants and revokes tax credits for businesses found to be hiring undocumented individuals are going to be tested legally. continue reading »

First Quarter 2011, Record 1538 State Bills Relating to Immigrants Introduced

State legislatures continue to grapple with immigration issues at an unprecedented rate. In the first quarter of 2011, state legislators in the 50 states and Puerto Rico introduced 1,538 bills and resolutions continue reading »