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November 2010 Archives

13 States Ask Supreme Court to Uphold 2007 Arizona Law

13 States Ask Supreme Court to Uphold 2007 Arizona Law

A number of states have come together to urge the Supreme Court to uphold a 2007 Arizona law it will hear next month, that penalizes employers for hiring undocumented workers. continue reading »

Accused Murderer Deported, Sent Back to Mexico By ICE

Accused Murderer Deported, Sent Back to Mexico By ICE

A man who was wanted in Mexico for allegedly killing a man in 2004 was deported on Wednesday by agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). continue reading »

UPDATE: Hundreds of Immigration Cases Being Dismissed

UPDATE: Hundreds of Immigration Cases Being Dismissed

UPDATE: As a result of the high number of dismissals, Republican members on the Senate Judiciary Committee have taken issue written to DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano demanding they be given a full report on the dismissals by November 15th. continue reading »

Tough Stances On Immigration Didn’t Help Everyone’s Campaign

Tough Stances On Immigration Didn’t Help Everyone’s Campaign

While riding the “anti-immigration wave” worked out for Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, it didn’t do the same for campaigns across the board. In Nevada, Harry Reid beat out Sharron Angle (R). In Colorado, Tom Tancredo lost to John Hickenlooper, and Jerry Brown took California over Meg Whitman. continue reading »

Immigrant Smugglers and Immigrants Sentenced After Failed Venture

Immigrant Smugglers and Immigrants Sentenced After Failed Venture

Kelsey James McQueen, 24, of the Bahamas; Juan Carlos Paredes-Rodriguez, 44, of the Dominican Republic; Oneil Black, 32, Andrew Fitzgerald Saint Aubyn Brissett, 45, Sheldon Lewis, 35, and Carolyn Denise Waddles, 36, all of Jamaica, were sentenced to prison in connection with a failed migrant smuggling venture in West Palm Beach in April. continue reading »

15 Sailors Naturalized in the Philippines

15 Sailors Naturalized in the Philippines

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) conducted two naturalization ceremonies for 15 sailors onboard two U.S. Navy ships deployed from Japan. The first ceremony, for five sailors, was conducted at sunset on the deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver on Oct. 13, 2010. The second ceremony, for 10 sailors, was held the next evening in the forecastle of the amphibious assault ship USS Essex. continue reading »

Vying for Obama’s Old Seat- Kirk and Giannoulias Differ on Immigration Reform

Vying for Obama’s Old Seat- Kirk and Giannoulias Differ on Immigration Reform

While both US Senate Candidates agree that there should be tougher border security, they do not agree on what to do with immigrants who are already in the country illegally. continue reading »

Immigration Reform in Other States Since Arizona’s SB 1070

Immigration Reform in Other States Since Arizona’s SB 1070

A report released by ImmigrationWorks USA is predicting that 25 states may try to pass anti-illegal-immigration laws similar to Arizona’s controversial legislation next year. continue reading »