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Obama: Immigration Could Hinge on Nov. 2 Elections

Monday, the president expressed his desire to pass comprehensive immigration reform, but that Republicans are currently blocking his attempts, and says major Republican victories on Election Day could further disrupt passing reform. continue reading »

Newly Redesigned Certificate of Naturalization Issued

Newly Redesigned Certificate of Naturalization Issued

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas today announced the launch of a redesigned Certificate of Naturalization (Form N-550) with new security features that will reduce fraud—part of USCIS’ ongoing efforts to enhance the integrity of the immigration continue reading »

ICE Loses Track of Its Money, Where Did It Go?

ICE Loses Track of Its Money, Where Did It Go?

Critics of the 287(g) program, which gives local police permission to enforce federal immigration laws, were given a boost to their cause after a report released Friday revealed that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had lost track of its money. continue reading »

Maine City to Vote on Non-Citizen Voting Proposal

On November 2nd in Portland, Maine, residents will vote on a proposal that could give legal residents who are not citizens the right to vote in local elections. Right now, legal residents who are not yet U.S. citizens are paying taxes, and have their children going to public schools, but are not allowed to vote in the very cities they pay for. continue reading »

New Florida Law Said to Racially Profile

Tallahassee, Florida’s version of the Arizona SB 1070 immigration bill, drafted by Florida State Representative William Snyder, may just clench the title of “Most Racist New Law”. The most odd and seemingly racist part of Snyder’s law is where it says th continue reading »

San Juan Woman Impersonates A Federal Officer

Alicia Domench-Van Rhyn, 50, of San Juan, was arrested Wednesday on charges of impersonating a federal agent and harboring illegal aliens, following an investigation by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR). continue reading »

USCIS Issues Two Precedent Appeals Decisions

USCIS Issues Two Precedent Appeals Decisions

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced that it has issued two decisions from the USCIS Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) as binding precedent for the agency. These decisions will provide guidance to USCIS adjudicators and help deli continue reading »

Texas Mother and Son No Longer Fear Deportation

Texas Mother and Son No Longer Fear Deportation

Deportation proceedings for Valquires Geraldes and her son have been dismissed, and their applications for 'green cards' are expected to be OK'd, said their lawyer Simon Azar-Farr. continue reading »

Mississippi Business Becomes First to Join ICE’s IMAGE Program

Mississippi Business Becomes First to Join ICE’s IMAGE Program

Roy Anderson Corp. in Gulfport is the first Mississippi business to become a member of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) IMAGE program. The IMAGE program, or ICE Mutual Agreement between Governme continue reading »

Arpaio Tells Tea Party Rally He Should Be Thanked

Arpaio Tells Tea Party Rally He Should Be Thanked

Controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio believes Nevada owes him a little thanks. While his immigration policies have many calling him a racist, Arpaio says he’s kept thousands of undocumented immigrants out of Arizona, continue reading »

Naturalization Ceremony for 22 Sailors Aboard Aircraft Carrier

Naturalization Ceremony for 22 Sailors Aboard Aircraft Carrier

Stacy Strong, Deputy Director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Bangkok District Office, traveled out to sea on board the Navy aircraft carrier USS George Washington to conduct immigration training and preside during an Oct. 9, 2010, naturalization ceremony for 22 sailors. continue reading »

ICE and INTERPOL Arrest 20 Fugitives

ICE and INTERPOL Arrest 20 Fugitives

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton and INTERPOL Washington Director Timothy A. Williams announced that the first-ever joint operation, called "Operation FAR AWAY," has been very successful, resulting in a total of 20 arrests of international fugitives in the United States. continue reading »

Hundreds of Immigration Cases Being Dismissed

Hundreds of Immigration Cases Being Dismissed

A number of Houston immigration cases were dismissed in the month following Homeland Security officials starting reviews of the Houston courts’ docket. This is more than 200 dismissed cases show a 700 percent increase from the month before. continue reading »

Liberal Arizona Ads Trying to Turn Anger Into Votes

Liberal Arizona Ads Trying to Turn Anger Into Votes

New ads being run by a liberal group are banking on the fact that the mere mention of the names of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is all it takes to get Arizona Hispanics fired up enough to vote. continue reading »

Immigrant Mother Arrested, Smuggled Children Returned

Immigrant Mother Arrested, Smuggled Children Returned

Two Mexican children who were separated from their mother while being smuggled into the United States were reunited with her a short time later owing to the quick actions of federal, state and local law enforcement authorities here Wednesday afternoon. continue reading »