A senior aide tells BuzzFeed News that if Obama’s attorney general pick passes a committee vote (which seems likely), Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will not stop a full Senate vote — despite calls to block nominees over Obama’s executive actions.
How did a tough-on-immigrants sheriff wind up convicted for conspiring to harbor illegal aliens? Jimmy Metts, the longest-serving sheriff in South Carolina, exploited the contradictions between anti-immigrant sentiment and the need for cheap, undocumented labor.
After playing a key role in securing Obama’s executive actions on immigration, DREAMer activists are back, confronting Republicans, with an eye towards Hillary Clinton too.
Sen. Ron Johnson explained why a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security wouldn’t be so bad.
“To me it could be more likely that our threat could come in from Canada on our open borders there as well,” Rep. Lou Barletta said. A major focus of this week’s joint Republican retreat has been addressing U.S. immigration policy.
Church organizations in Philadelphia, Oregon, Arizona and other states have begun taking in undocumented immigrants who are living under the threat of deportation.
White House domestic policy adviser Cecilia Munoz hit back at House Republicans Wednesday, saying the current battle over President Obama’s executive actions won’t keep DREAMers and other undocumented immigrants from coming forward.
The network’s ties to Hillary Clinton, treatment of Marco Rubio, and singular focus on immigration give Republicans fits. But for one big reason: Republicans need Univision.
“This part of me is different… and what if it changes the way they see me?”
The Santa Barbara News-Press has been heavily criticized for using the word “illegals” in a headline about undocumented immigrants applying for California driver’s licenses.
Jose Antonio Vargas, one of the most high-profile undocumented immigrants in the country, applied for his California driver’s license under a new law. 1.4 million immigrants are expected to submit applications during the next three years.
Rep. Steve King has been included on top talks about President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.
At least 18 individuals have been detained in temporary accommodation for more than two years while awaiting deportation, according to government figures.
“I cannot visit my friends and do things I would usually do. But on the other hand, my family will come here to visit me … it’s harder to live in fear with a deportation order.”
My family emigrated from Mexico when I was young. Now an American citizen, I went to the 2014 Border Security Expo in Phoenix, where the newest military technology meant to target people like us is part of a booming industry.
“A candidate gets to persuade.”
Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union filed the federal class action suit Tuesday, accusing the Obama administration of multiple violations of immigration and asylum laws, as well as the fifth amendment of the constitution.
After the U.S. border crisis this summer, the Mexican government implemented a new plan at its southern border. “We are filling up the southeast with tons of people, crime, corrupt authorities. This will explode.”
Trent Lott said the immigration executive order is something to worry about next year.
Rep. Ted Yoho said the Senate has tried to coordinate a bill with him.
The House is expected to try to both avoid a shutdown and hit Obama for his immigration executive action.
House Republicans will meet Tuesday to decide on a plan of action.
“Yeah, I think we don’t do comprehensive well — look at Obamacare.”
A dramatic stand-off with women demanding to be allowed to live in the community while they are able to deliver their babies.
EU jobseekers will need to have a job before they can come to the UK, they won’t get “in-work benefits” for four years, and it will be harder for EU nationals to bring their partners to the UK. If the Conservatives win a majority at the general election, that is.
The government is going to miss its target on cutting immigration. Whether that matters or not is up for debate.
President Obama’s executive actions don’t change the fact that thousands enter the country every year. And that means good business for companies like B.I. — which sells GPS trackers.
The first poll of Latino voters since Obama’s executive actions, first given to BuzzFeed News, shows that nearly 90% support his move, while 80% think it would be a mistake for the GOP to oppose them.