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Obama Criticizes Georgia’s Immigration Bill (VIDEO)

President Obama has weighed in on the controversial Arizona style law that the Georgia Governor has said he intends to sign into law. continue reading »

Federal Judge Blocks Local Town’s Day Laborer Law - They Can Return to Corners to Seek Work

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit today upheld a preliminary injunction barring enforcement of an ordinance in Oyster Bay, Long Island that violates day laborers’ core constitutional right to free speech. continue reading »

DREAM Act Foes in Maryland Plan to Sue and Others Want Ballot Referendum

The DREAM Act in Maryland, that passed two weeks ago in the state’s General Assembly, is under fire on several fronts from a referendum request to potential lawsuits. continue reading »

Judge Rules: Hispanic Men Were Illegally Stopped at Work Raid by Sheriff Arpaio

Yesterday an Arizona federal judge gave a victory to two Hispanics men recognizing that their rights were violated and also putting a dent in how infamous anti-immigration Sheriff Joe Arpaio does his job. continue reading »

Mayor Bloomberg:  Immigration Necessary for U.S. Growth - “You Can’t Deport Them”

This Sunday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was a guest on “Fox News Sunday” where he once again extolled the virtue of immigrants and immigration. continue reading »

Sex Offenders and Cocaine Smuggler Arrested by U.S. Border Patrol

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the El Centro Sector arrested two illegal aliens with history of criminal sex offenses and seized over $500,000 in cocaine over the past few days. continue reading »

Bay Area Man Sentenced for Impersonating Immigration Official and Extorting Money from Immigrants

A Redwood City, Calif., man was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison and three years of supervised release following his conviction by a federal jury for conspiracy, impersonating a federal officer and attempted extortion. continue reading »

Previously Deported Convicted Felon Charged with Illegally Re-entering the US

A previously deported criminal alien from El Salvador was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for illegally re-entering the United States. The indictment resulted from an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). continue reading »

‘El Kilo’ Suspect in Mexican Mass Grave Killings, Grew up in U.S.

The lead suspect in the mass graving killings in Mexico – thus far official reports puts the number of bodies at 126, unofficially the number is at 145 – is said to have grown up in the U.S. continue reading »

3 Restaurant Chain Executives Indicted on Federal Immigration Charges

The father and son owners of a regional Mexican restaurant chain, along with the company’s accountant, will be arraigned in federal court in Tucson Thursday on tax and immigration violations contained in a 19-count indictment stemming from a lengthy probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s continue reading »

Could Georgia’s Famous Vidalia Onion Be Threatened with Planned Boycotts?

As the state of Georgia gets ready to kick off the official season for its beloved and lucrative Vidalia onions, others are worried talks of boycott due to the immigration issue, will hurt the season. continue reading »

Caldo Americano

When people talk of the ethnic diversity in the United States, they oftentimes refer to the American “melting pot,” the historically-popular image of America as a confluence of different backgrounds into a singular American identity. continue reading »

61% of Americans Oppose Granting Automatic Citizenship to Children of Illegal Immigrants

Several Republican senators are seeking to amend the law that grants full U.S. citizenship to children born to illegal immigrants in this country, and voters strongly support such an effort. continue reading »

Pres Obama Holding Immigration Meeting to Get Ideas on Reform

President Obama is holding a meeting with various leaders to discuss how best to overhaul our current immigration laws. The afternoon meeting is said to include numerous politicians outside of Washington like NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Former Governor Arnold Scharzenegger and San Antonio Julian Castro. continue reading »

Reviewing Landmark Case:  Undocumented Worker’s Right to Injury Compensation

Earlier this year the First Court of Appeals in Houston handed down a historic opinion guaranteeing undocumented workers a fair day in court. Through its ruling, the court set the standard for Texas courts continue reading »

Driving Illegally

We’re still plagued by the perennially controversial debate over whether state governments should issue driver’s licenses to undocumented citizens. And why shouldn’t they? Not allowing undocumented citizens the opportunity to study the rules of the road, practice, take the test, and be issued a driver’s license will hardly prevent them sharing the road with the rest of us. continue reading »

Leading Hispanic Organization Urges Georgia Governor to Veto Arizona-Style Immigration Bill

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund issued the following statement regarding Georgia HB 87: continue reading »

Nogales Border Fence to be Upgraded

U.S. Border Protection has announced they will be upgrading nearly three miles of U.S.-Mexico border fence near Nogales, Arizona. The original fence built in 1994 will now be stronger, newer and taller. continue reading »

Georgia, Like Arizona, Passes Tough Immigration Laws Enhancing Police Powers

Late last night the Georgia legislature passed immigration legislation similar to Arizona in that police now have the right to check someone’s immigration status. continue reading »

More Counties in Ohio Participating in ICE Program to Remove Criminal Aliens

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today began using the Secure Communities program in Crawford, Miami, Shelby and Wayne counties to help federal continue reading »