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Obama Administration Revamps Deportation Policy

The Obama administration says it will review the cases of more than 300,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation to determine if they can stay in the United States. In a letter to a group of lawmakers, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says officials will review each case to identify "low priority" offenders, including those who have been in the U.S. for a lengthy period, to allow the agency to focus more on deporting convicted criminals and others who pose a threat to public safety. continue reading »

Utah Gov. Herbert Defends New Immigration Law Protecting Undocumented Immigrants

Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued a statement last week defending Utah’s new immigration law in a rebuttal to U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith’s comment that the federal government should sue Utah to stop its immigrant guest-worker program. continue reading »

H-1B Visa Reform: Open the Door to Highly Skilled Foreigners

The top immigration panel in the House of Representatives will examine the H-1B visa program this morning, just a day before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services begins accepting H-1B applications from companies. continue reading »

Little-Known High Court Case Could Help Beat Deportation

This week marks the one-year anniversary of Padilla v. Kentucky – arguably the most important U.S. Supreme Court decision to date regarding the nexus between local criminal courts and federal immigration laws. continue reading »

House GOP Holds Another Hearing To Push Mass Deportation Agenda While Revealing Craven Hypocrisy

Today, the leaders of the House Mass Deportation Caucus, Reps. Elton Gallegly (R-CA), Steve King (R-IA) and Lamer Smith (R-TX), have organized a hearing that they've disingenuously titled “Making Immigration Work for American Minorities.” continue reading »

Judge Orders Woman Adopted from Mexico at 5 Months Old to be Deported

This week a federal immigration judge has ordered a 38 year old woman who was adopted from a Mexican orphanage by US citizens at 5 months old to be deported back to Mexico. continue reading »