Conservatives have found a new weapon in their fight against the Obama administration over immigration: thousands of immigrants convicted of crimes. Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has said repeatedly that Republicans are reluctant to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws because they … Continue reading
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday that a “fresh start” is needed for the controversial deportation program known as Secure Communities, offering another indication this week that the Obama administration will soon revise its immigration-enforcement priorities.
Only the federal government can grant amnesty. But cities and counties can effectively opt to stop deportations—and increasingly, they are.
When it comes to giving driver’s license to illegal immigrants, California has spent nearly two decades embroiled in a never-ending saga.
I often think about Friday dinners with my family. Every Friday, no matter what, my wife and I took our two children out to eat; it was a ritual we looked forward to all week. We would sometimes try new … Continue reading
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Cali) told reporters Thursday that the Republican opposition to comprehensive immigration reform is fueled, at least partially, by race.
With many issues, the more you study them, the more likely you are to understand them. But with the immigration debate, the closer you follow it, the more likely you are to go stark raving mad. This probably suits the … Continue reading
The Obama administration is under fire from immigration activists for its record-high deportations. But one Democratic think tank is defending the administration, arguing that an alternate look at immigration enforcement shows the overall numbers are dropping.
Jose Antonio Vargas’ documentary “Documented” is gaining momentum, with theatrical releases planned in 10 U.S. cities before showing on CNN this summer.
New guidelines from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on detaining LGBT immigrants is raising some concerns in the immigrant and activist communities. A new set of regulations on how to treat LGBT detainees is designed to prevent sexual abuse in … Continue reading