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
President Obama’s recent order to his administration to find ways to deport people living in the United States illegally “more humanely” has both sides of the immigration debate wondering eagerly what he means by that.
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
Opponents of a Republican proposal to prevent undocumented workers from being able to claim the Child Tax Credit say the proposal is “bad politics” for the GOP as it tries to improve its brand with Latino voters.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) and Democrats have reached a compromise on a proposal that would allow students living in the U.S. illegally access to in-state tuition at public universities.
WASHINGTON — Critics of a GOP proposal designed to halt future waves of illegal immigration say it would actually target the 11 million unauthorized immigrants already living in the country, opening them up to prosecutions if the bill becomes law.
As numerous states consider issuing driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, officials in New Mexico, which already does, say they are struggling to prevent out-of-staters from fraudulently obtaining them.