WASHINGTON — At a recent White House meeting with immigration activists, President Obama told the group his hands were tied. Even if he wanted to halt the deportations of millions of illegal immigrants, the president told the group, he could … Continue reading
It’s no secret that President Obama could heal the pain of immigrant families facing separation today with the stroke of a pen. Using his indisputable executive authority, he could halt deportations, provide temporary relief to millions, and put powerful pressure … Continue reading
Even as they plant this spring, many American farmers will face an ongoing problem at harvest time—having enough workers to pick their crops.
Immigrant youth activists called on leading Senate Democrats Tuesday to demand that President Barack Obama curb deportations — even as Obama tried to keep up pressure on the House GOP.
The deadline to pass immigration legislation is this August, said Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., who is part of the effort to develop an immigration bill that could pass the House.
WASHINGTON — A program of cooperation between federal immigration authorities and state and local police departments has been effective at focusing deportations on immigrants with a criminal record, according to a report published Tuesday by the Migration Policy Institute, a nonpartisan … Continue reading
With Obama facing increasing pressure to act on deportations, ongoing immigration reform protests and frustration among the National Institute for Latino Policy, immigration reform is inherently encouraging people from all races and cultures and has been has traditionally been oppositional.
Earlier this week in Ohio House Speaker Boehner stated, that the biggest impediment we have in moving immigration reform is the American people don’t trust the president to enforce or implement the law. Boehner has been more determined to move … Continue reading
A civil-rights groups are planning protests in front of the White House against the deportation of undocumented immigrants on May 1, when many countries celebrate Labor Day. Latino and immigrant-advocate groups Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM) and Casa de Maryland … Continue reading
Advocates warned House Republicans on Tuesday that they have until June 28 to take legislative action on immigration reform or face the consequences in the midterm elections.