Imagine if Congress mandated that an arbitrary number of jail cells be filled with prisoners — regardless of the crime rate. Authorities would be required to incarcerate people, no matter the circumstances or the affront to human rights. That’s basically … Continue reading
The mainstream media, always on the prowl for a doom and gloom story about the perils incumbent upon our nation’s Capitol, have seemingly delighted in writing the obituary for immigration reform. The recent news that two more Republicans have dropped … Continue reading
COLUMBUS, N.M. Authorities say an immigrant suspected of entering the country illegally attempted to make his journey in an unusual but hot place — a shipment of red chile.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. California would become the latest state to grant immigrants who are in the country illegally the right to a driver’s license under a bill that passed the Legislature late Thursday and that Gov. Jerry Brown supports.
The U.S. attorney’s office says three Iowa restaurant owners have been sentenced on immigration-related charges. The office announced Wednesday that the final person was sentenced Friday after convictions for harboring people in the country illegally and filing false statements on … Continue reading
CHICAGO — With the on-again, off-again chances of achieving wide-ranging immigration reform, there’s much to be exasperated about. But more frustrating are the smaller, slam-dunk situations that could be settled by other means.
A special visa program — to help thousands of Iraqi civilians who worked for the U.S. during the war and who fear for their safety amid the persistent violence — could become the latest casualty in the budget standoff in … Continue reading
Pregnancy can feel like it lasts forever but waiting on word from immigration can take even longer. Pregnant women always have to be patient but time is running out in Jaclyn Sawada’s case as she waits to hear from U.S. … Continue reading
Immigration advocates announced plans Thursday for rallies in dozens of cities Oct. 5 to pressure Congress to approve legislation to overhaul the nation’s border control laws and demand an end to mass deportations of the undocumented.
Efforts for an immigration overhaul are on the verge of failing if the House does not act by the end of the year, activists on both sides of the issue agree. “We really need the House to take action to … Continue reading