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White House Denies Migrants with Minor Offenses Being Deported

White House Denies Migrants with Minor Offenses Being Deported

The U.S. administration denied Monday that the majority of the more than 2 million deportations since President Barack Obama took office in January 2009 have been of people who committed minor offenses, as The New York Times reported. continue reading »

REPORT:  North Carolina Drivers Licenses for Undocumented Would Improve Public Safety

REPORT:  North Carolina Drivers Licenses for Undocumented Would Improve Public Safety

A report by the NC Budget & Tax Center reveals the economic and public safety benefits of issuing driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants in the Tar Heel State. continue reading »

As Deadline for Legislative Action Draws Closer,New Scorecard Shows House Republicans on Wrong Side

As Deadline for Legislative Action Draws Closer,New Scorecard Shows House Republicans on Wrong Side

The House Democrats continue their efforts to demand a vote on immigration reform and House Republicans continued to block action while promising to one day address the issue. The disconnect between Republicans’ rhetorical support for immigration continue reading »

Immigration Activists to March From Phoenix to Immigrant Detention Center

Immigration Activists to March From Phoenix to Immigrant Detention Center

Activists and leaders of efforts to defend immigrants on Wednesday in Phoenix began a march that will end on April 5 at Arizona's Eloy Detention Center, where they will demand an end to deportations and approval of immigration reform. continue reading »

Representative Gutierrez Calls on Republicans to Act on Immigration Reform

Representative Gutierrez Calls on Republicans to Act on Immigration Reform

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) on Wednesday warned his Republican colleagues in the House of Representatives that if they don't hold a vote on immigration reform before the July 4 recess President Barack Obama will take matters into his own hands. continue reading »

Over 200 Migrants Rescued at Sea by U.S. Coast This Week

Over 200 Migrants Rescued at Sea by U.S. Coast This Week

More than 200 migrants from Cuba, Haiti, the Bahamas and the Dominican Republic were rescued at sea during the course of one week and repatriated to their countries of origin, the U.S. Coast Guard reported Monday. continue reading »

Arizona Sees Major Drop in Immigrant Deaths on Border

Arizona Sees Major Drop in Immigrant Deaths on Border

The arrest of undocumented immigrants on the Arizona border has decreased by 16 percent while deaths have dropped by 40 percent during the present fiscal year. continue reading »

Latinos Ask Pope to Pressure Obama to Halt Deportations

Latinos Ask Pope to Pressure Obama to Halt Deportations

A group of 14 U.S. Latino activists traveled today to the Vatican to request the intercession of Pope Francis to halt deportations, which increased under the office of President Barack Obama. continue reading »

3 out of 5 Deported Immigrants in 2013 Were Convicted of a Crime

3 out of 5 Deported Immigrants in 2013 Were Convicted of a Crime

President Obama ordered a review of immigration enforcement policies last week, following weeks of growing pressure from Democrats and Latino leaders, one of whom recently called him “deporter in chief.” continue reading »

REPORT: Immigration Reform Would Reduce Deficit by $900 Billion

REPORT: Immigration Reform Would Reduce Deficit by $900 Billion

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reported Tuesday that the immigration form plan presented by Democrats in the House of Representatives would reduce the U.S. budget deficit by $900 billion over the next 20 years. continue reading »