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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 »

After the Border: What Happens to Children Deported Alone?

In 2008, a Mexican Congress-issued report claimed that U.S. authorities had deported more than 90,000 children, but over 13,000 of those kids were never reunited with their families. continue reading »

Illegal Alien Apprehensions by Fiscal Year

United States Border Patrol Illegal Alien Apprehensions by Fiscal Year (October 1st through September 30th) continue reading »

Mug Shots of Alien Smugglers to be Commonplace at Border Crossings

Mug Shots of Alien Smugglers to be Commonplace at Border Crossings

On Fridays, anyone traveling across the U.S.-Mexico border will now see fliers exposing the mug shots of dozens of suspected smugglers as part of a program that aims to get information leading to the arrests of these people continue reading »

19 Year-Old Honduran National Sentenced for Human Trafficking

A Honduran national was sentenced on Friday to 100 months in federal prison for attempting to kidnap illegal aliens. This investigation was conducted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). continue reading »

Man’s Use of Another’s Social Security Number Ruled NOT Impersonation

Man’s Use of Another’s Social Security Number Ruled NOT Impersonation

In Colorado, a man who used a stranger’s Social Security number when applying for a car loan is not guilty of criminal Impersonation. Monday, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that Felix Montes-Rodriguez continue reading »

Educating Future U.S. Immigrants Cost Mexico $81 billion

Between the years of 1994 and 2008, Mexico spent $81 billion educating the part of its population that immigrated to the United States, said a BBVA Bancomer report released Monday. continue reading »

Driver’s Licenses in Washington Have New Requirements

Driver’s Licenses in Washington Have New Requirements

In an attempt to reduce the number of fraudulently received driver’s licenses, the state of Washington will tightening requirements. On Monday, the state’s Department of Licensing will require valid proof of Washington residency continue reading »

Immigration Raids and Heartache at the Center of a MO Supreme Court Case

Immigration Raids and Heartache at the Center of a MO Supreme Court Case

The Missouri Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the case of a Guatemalan woman who says she never consented to the adoption of her son by a Missouri couple, while incarcerated for violating immigration law. continue reading »