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Deportations in Northwestern States Decrease for 2nd Year in a Row

Deportations in Northwestern States Decrease for 2nd Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, federal data is showing a decrease in the deportation of undocumented immigrants in Northwestern states Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. The 9 percent drop reported at the end of the 2010 continue reading »

US and Canada Meet to Discuss Cross-Border Crime, Border Security

US and Canada Meet to Discuss Cross-Border Crime, Border Security

Attorney General Eric Holder, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano, Canadian Minister of Justice and Attorney General Rob Nicholson and Canada's Minister of Public Safety Vic continue reading »

Mexican Murder Suspect Returned to Mexico

A fugitive Mexican national murder suspect arrested on Halloween in Marysville, Calif., was turned over Wednesday to Mexican law enforcement officials at the border in San Ysidro, Calif., by officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). continue reading »

Justice Department Settles Hoover Employment Discrimination Case

Justice Department Settles Hoover Employment Discrimination Case

The Justice Department today announced that it has reached a settlement agreement with Hoover Inc., a leading manufacturer of vacuum and carpet cleaners with facilities in Ohio and Texas, to resolve allegations that Hoover continue reading »

Texas Immigration Bill Mirrors Arizona Bill- SB 1070

Texas Immigration Bill Mirrors Arizona Bill- SB 1070

“Representative Riddle’s filing of these bills will only add to the current Texas budget deficit,” said LULAC National President Margaret Moran. “Texas has long been a state where common sense prevails over grandstanding and legislative extremes of any sort have almost been defeated. The Texas taxpayers expect better. Copycatting other legislation only illustrates a lack of vision on her part.” continue reading »

Secretary Napolitano Announces Enhancements to E-Verify

Secretary Napolitano Announces Enhancements to E-Verify

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas today announced the expansion of the E-Verify program' continue reading »

20 U.S. Cities Recognized for Best Immigrant Integration Programs, Offers Tips to Others

20 U.S. Cities Recognized for Best Immigrant Integration Programs, Offers Tips to Others

The National League of Cities, which represents 1,600 member cities and 49 state municipal leagues, has released a report with its list of the nation’s top 20 cities for integrating immigrants into local communities. continue reading »

Largest Number of Service Members Naturalized Since 1955

Largest Number of Service Members Naturalized Since 1955

USCIS has implemented outreach tailored to reach members of the military and their family. Military liaison officers at USCIS field offices in the United States and abroad conduct educational continue reading »

Illinois Counties Use ICE’s “Secure Communities” Biometric Program

Illinois Counties Use ICE’s “Secure Communities” Biometric Program

On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information-sharing capability in Crawford, De Witt, Ford and Piatt counties that helps federal immigration officials use biometrics to identify aliens, both lawfully continue reading »

King (R) Will Try to Work With Obama on Immigration, Has Limits

King (R) Will Try to Work With Obama on Immigration, Has Limits

In January, Republican Congressman Steve King of Iowa will become the chairman of the U.S. House subcommittee on immigration when Republicans take over. During former President continue reading »