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
When it comes to giving driver’s license to illegal immigrants, California has spent nearly two decades embroiled in a never-ending saga.
When immigration activists take to the streets Thursday for a series of May Day marches in downtown Los Angeles, their message will be largely directed at President Obama.
With 10 months passed since the Senate passed comprehensive immigration reform, with the House unlikely to follow before midterm elections, activists are calling on President Obama to follow before midterm elections, activists are calling on President Obama to exercise executive … Continue reading
The hot-button issue of immigration took center stage in downtown Raleigh this weekend.Dozens of people gathered in front of the Wake County Detention Center Saturday afternoon to protest against deportations. It was all part of a “National Day of Action” … Continue reading
Hispanic immigrants have been petitioning President Barack Obama to stop the deportations of undocumented immigrants. During his tenure in office the president has deported close to 2 million immigrants, more than any other administration to date. Democrats are focusing their … Continue reading
President Obama and his top aides have for months rejected demands from Hispanic activists that Mr. Obama wave a magic wand to end deportations, an action the White House saw as so antagonistic to Republicans that it would destroy any … Continue reading
With prospects for real immigration reform fading, President Barack Obama is yielding to pressure from some of his staunchest allies and looking for ways to act without Congress to ease the suffering caused by deportation.
Immigration reform advocates have tried being polite. They’ve staged acts of civil disobedience and warned Republicans the party will pay at the ballot box if they drag their feet on an overhaul.
As immigration activists ended a fourth week of fasting on the Mall, they were buoyed by a promise from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to visit their encampment Monday.