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Texas Bill Could Deny Mexican Consulate Staff Entry to Any Public, State Schools

A Texas state representative is trying to “send a message” to undocumented immigrants, by drafting and filing a bill that looks to deny entry to public schools and state universities to foreign consular officials that arrive to help anyone obtain non-U.S. identification cards. continue reading »

Not as Many Migrant Workers Coming to Work in U.S. as Mexico’s Economy Improves

As the U.S. economy slowly creeps out of a recession, many who migrated to the states in search of work are now seeing there could be better opportunities back in Mexico. continue reading »

Nebraska State Senator Introduces New Take on Immigration

Omaha state lawmaker Brenda Council has introduced a new measure that would make immigration a federal issue rather than a state concern. continue reading »

Reid lists Spending ,Tax and Immigration Reform As Priority for Senate

Harry Reid stated Tuesday that he places government spending, taxes, and immigration reform as objectives for this congressional term. Reid, the current Senate Majority Leader said that he would be willing to compromise with Republicans in order to achieve these goals. On a Nevada television program, Reid said that tax reform “certainly needs to be done this Congress,” adding “We need to go back to a flatter tax.” continue reading »

Aspiring Marine, Orphan Faces Deportation

On Tuesday, January 18th, friends of Pedro Gutierrez, met at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix to show their support for the DREAMer who is currently facing deportation. continue reading »

Hispanic Population Increases In Rhode Island

According to a portion of the 2010 U.S. Census, Rhode Island, the smallest state in the country, is seeing a sharp rise in its Hispanic population. Titled the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, continue reading »

Athens County Ohio Next to Benefit from ICE Strategy to use Biometrics to Remove Aliens

On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information sharing capability in Athens County that helps federal immigration officials use biometrics to identify aliens, both lawfully and unlawfully present in the United States, who are booked into local law enforcement's custody for a crime. This capability is part of Secure Communities-ICE's comprehensive strategy to improve and modernize the identification and removal of aliens convicted of a crime from the United States. continue reading »

Fourth Detainee Dies in ICE Custodyin Fiscal Year 2011

A Mexican national in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement since Jan. 6 passed away on Jan. 13 at Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center as a result of natural causes. continue reading »

New Report Shows the Economic Benefit of Low-Skilled Immigration

A new report for the Migration Policy Institute states that despite what many have said in regards to the benefits of only highly skilled immigrants, it is just as important to the economy to have low-skilled immigrants as well. continue reading »

Mississippi’s Gov. Barbour Considering Arizona-Style Immigration Bill

As Republican Gov. Haley Barbour serves his last term, and considers a run for president, he is preparing the state of Mississippi to take on the issue of immigration. continue reading »

Sacramento County Uses Biometrics to Remove 461 Undocumented in First Year

Since its activation in Sacramento County a year ago, Secure Communities’ biometric information-sharing initiative has resulted in the identification and removal of more than 460 convicted criminal immigrants encountered by local law enforcement in Sacramento County. continue reading »

There will be No Florida Crackdown on Undocumented Workers- They are too Valuable

Now that the campaigns are over, and reality has set in, Florida’s economy is too dependent on illegal workers to survive any serious immigration crackdown. It is hard to find anyone who supports a crackdown in any serious manner. continue reading »

Indiana’s SB 590 Attacks Immigrants and their Languages

Indiana State Sen. Mike Delph, R- Carmel not only wants to implement a Arizona style bill but wants to bar the use of any language but English in most government transactions. continue reading »

Legal Immigrants Could Soon Lose Commercial Driver’s Licenses

While a change to the Texas Transportation Code was enacted in 2007, it is only now being enforced by the Department of Public Safety (DPS), and it could spell disaster for legal immigrant truck drivers. continue reading »

Mississippi’s Arizona Style SB 1070 Bill Faces Uphill Battle

Public Safety Commissioner Stephen Simpson was called upon to give his opinion on an immigration bill that, if passed and signed into law, would let law enforcement officers in Mississippi demand proof of citizenship from drivers stopped for traffic violations. continue reading »

American CEO’s say Immigration is Key to Business Innovation

On Friday, during a panel discussion at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, executives from some of the top American corporations stated that if the U.S. is looking to be more innovative and wants to “compete on a global stage,” then they recommend allowing talent to enter by adjusting current immigration policies. continue reading »

Cuba and US Meet to Discuss Immigration and Likely US Citizen being Held in Cuba

The talks primary focus if the 17 year old agreement which allows the US to issue 20,000 visas to Cuban residents. Over the years however, the bi-annual meeting has been the forum for both countries to express their grievances. This weeks meeting is sure to see the discussion of the detention of an American in Cuba currently being held for spying. continue reading »

Nations Largest Farm Lobbying Group Cautions States on Immigration

During the annual convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation, a policy was approved that retains the Farm Bureau's long-held view that immigration policy should be set by the federal government. continue reading »

All Wisconsin counties to utilize ICE strategy of biometrics to identify and remove Criminals

On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information-sharing capability in all Wisconsin counties that helps federal immigration officials use biometrics to identify aliens, both lawfully and unlawfully present in the United States, who are booked into local law enforcement's custody for a crime. continue reading »

Study: Day Laborers in New Jersey being Robbed, Injured and Beaten

Day Laborers in New Jersey are being “robbed, injured and beaten with impunity because of weak, under enforced and antiquated labor laws” states a report released Monday by Seton Hall University. continue reading »