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Man Has to be Rescued After Getting Stuck on Border Fence Razor Wire

Man Has to be Rescued After Getting Stuck on Border Fence Razor Wire

A man believed to be an undocumented immigrant had to be rescued after he attempted to climb over a border fence and became stuck in the razor wire along the California-Mexico border. continue reading »

How New Immigration Bill Could Have Caught Two Suspects Arrested In Connection With Boston Bombing

How New Immigration Bill Could Have Caught Two Suspects Arrested In Connection With Boston Bombing

Federal authorities on Wednesday announced they had arrested three suspects for allegedly helping the Boston Marathon bombers in the aftermath of the attacks. Two of the suspects are Kazakh nationals Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev, who had already been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the days following the bombing for overstaying their student visas. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Who Are the H-1B’s?

INFOGRAPHIC: Who Are the H-1B’s?

The H1-B visa is a non-immigrant temporary visa program offered to high-skilled immigrants looking to work in the United States. Some view this program as negatively impacting the American work force while others argue that America is facing a shortage of skilled laborers. continue reading »

Ann Coulter Says No Immigrants Should Receive Gov’t Assistance (VIDEO)

Ann Coulter Says No Immigrants Should Receive Gov’t Assistance (VIDEO)

Already know for making comments that make even fellow Republicans cringe, Ann Coulter did it again when she appeared on Sean Hannity's Fox News program on Tuesday. continue reading »

PEW Report: 33.7 Million Mexican-Origin People Living in U.S.

PEW Report: 33.7 Million Mexican-Origin People Living in U.S.

Mexicans and Mexican-Americans, who comprise about 64 percent of the Hispanic population in the United States, reached a record 33.7 million in this country in 2012, according to a report released Wednesday by the Pew Hispanic Center. continue reading »

North Carolina to Deport Community Activist After Traffic Violation

North Carolina to Deport Community Activist After Traffic Violation

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has decided to deport a community activist and coordinator of a Catholic youth group in North Carolina after her arrest on a minor traffic violation. continue reading »

States Move Forward To Allow Undocumented Immigrants To Drive Legally

States Move Forward To Allow Undocumented Immigrants To Drive Legally

In a stark change from the harmful measures that swept across states in previous years, 2013 has started out as a good year for immigration reform at the state level. Lawmakers continue to push for pro-immigrant policies to help immigrants already living in the U.S., while the Georgia legislature’s passage of an anti-immigrant bill stands out as an outlier instead of the norm. continue reading »

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Alabama’s Appeal to Enforce Harsh Immigration Laws

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Alabama’s Appeal to Enforce Harsh Immigration Laws

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear Alabama’s request to overturn a lower federal court ruling that prevents the enforcement of the state’s tough immigration laws. continue reading »

Open Letter From Dreamers to “Gang of 8”- Don’t Reinvent the Wheel & Pass Senate Bill

Open Letter From Dreamers to “Gang of 8”- Don’t Reinvent the Wheel & Pass Senate Bill

In the Senate, the bipartisan “Gang of 8” - group of Senators leading immigration legislation - has negotiated a delicate compromise that is a first step to meet our country’s economic, family, and security needs. The Senate Judiciary committee has also held more than 6 days of extensive hearings and heard testimony from over 40 witnesses. continue reading »

Incredibly, In 2013, Some Republicans Want GOP to Double Down on Self-Deportation

Incredibly, In 2013, Some Republicans Want GOP to Double Down on Self-Deportation

The Republican Party has embarked on a major overhaul of its recent anti-immigrant stance, spurred in large part by historically low levels of support from Latino voters in the 2012 elections. Yet judging from the witnesses that Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R-IA) called at yesterday’s immigration hearing, not everyone in the GOP has gotten the memo. continue reading »