Migrant minors in federal immigration courts should have government-appointed attorneys, and more liberal asylum regulations are needed to cover special needs of such children who come into the U.S. unlawfully without a parent, said two advocacy groups on Thursday.
A new poll released Thursday finds that a broad, bipartisan majority of Americans favor allowing undocumented immigrants to stay in the United States, although less than half would support a path to citizenship for them.
Advocates and law enforcement officials called on state lawmakers Thursday to approve legislation that would limit the circumstances under which illegal immigrants could be held in jail — a proposal intended to curb a 5-year-old federal immigration program called Secure … Continue reading
American immigration reform won’t cost taxpayers an arm and a leg as some opponents say. But maybe the real worry is that it will be bad for the 12% of Americans without a high-school degree. Giving unauthorized workers legal status … Continue reading
Immigration has many possible benefits: economic, social, national security, domestic security, and liberty benefits. Indeed, I’ve argued that having much more legal immigration is necessary for America to maintain its standard of living and its position of world leadership (technological, economic … Continue reading
When Erlin Gomez saw police officers in front of his apartment complex on the afternoon of Sept. 11, 2013, he parked his car and considered his options.
Rep. Dave Camp’s tax reform plan takes aim at a popular tax break that’s become a point of tension in the immigration debate.
An independent review of U.S. Border Patrol shootings criticizes the agency for ‘lack of diligence’ in its investigations and suggests that agents’ tactics sometimes create a pretext to open fire.
Even as Republicans cite their distrust of President Obama as the reason immigration reform has stalled, immigrants’ rights groups are calling on him to up the ante, cut out Congress altogether and use his executive authority to grant more relief for … Continue reading
The main idea behind the tour is to garner support from Republican members of Congress on immigration reform, but outreach is also important in left-leaning cities like San Francisco, said Grace Lee, policy director for Chinese for Affirmative Action.