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
“My hands are tied.” Those are words that Howard Dean Bailey never wants to hear again. The last time he heard them: an immigration judge was ordering him out of the country. In June 2012, just days shy of his … Continue reading
U.S. officers at the ports of entry are arresting undocumented immigrants as they try to leave the U.S. They’re then prosecuted and sent to prison, only to be removed from the U.S. anyway. Why bother? That’s a question people on … Continue reading
DETROIT — Every Tuesday at Detroit Metro Airport, a large plane fills up with immigrants being deported.
Nine DREAmers attempted to cross the U.S.-Mexico Border through a legal port of entry in order to start a movement and send a message on immigration and the need for reform.
While the authors of the newly released Senate immigration bill touted its multibillion dollar investment in border security, critics are seizing on what they describe as a major loophole — giving the government “discretion” to choose when to enforce immigration … Continue reading
The bill’s complexity is forcing opponents and supporters to comb through its 844 pages before they can declare their conditional support or opposition to the high-stakes measure.
The southwest border is porous and the punishment for illegally crossing it is not tough enough, Rep. Jason Chaffetz said after spending three days in southern Arizona with Border Patrol agents this week.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court’s split ruling on Arizona’s immigration enforcement law last summer shows that a similar law in Utah should be ruled unconstitutional, argued critics of the 2-year-old law that has yet to be … Continue reading
On a Sunday morning last summer, Fabian Cervantes walked through the doors of Our Lady of Refuge, the Roman Catholic church in Brooklyn that he had lost hope of ever seeing again. His arms were pale from seven months in … Continue reading