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Immigration

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Top Immigration Articles

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  • Undocumented Immigrant Driving Bill Clears House After 45-Minute Debate

    Members of the House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill that makes a series of tweaks to a law that permits undocumented immigrants to obtain a driver's license. They did so without engaging in a lengthy philosophical debate on U.S. immigration...
  • Immigration: 445,000 awaiting a court date, which might not come for 4 years

    Immigration: 445,000 awaiting a court date, which might not come for 4 years
    Driven by last summer’s surge of illegal immigration from Central America, the already large backlog in federal immigration courts has reached an all-time high, with more than 445,000 pending cases, according to a new report. As of April, the...
  • Immigration: Centers holding kids to be reviewed, but nothing changes for now

    Immigration: Centers holding kids to be reviewed, but nothing changes for now
    Federal immigration officials, facing a judge’s pending decision on the legality of the detention centers they use to house women and children, announced an intermediary step toward improving the conditions for its detainees. Nothing will change...
  • Freddie Gray reactions shows the melting pot is full and boiling over

    Freddie Gray reactions shows the melting pot is full and boiling over
    There is a Chinese idiom that sometimes it takes 100 years to solve a problem. It took 100 years from Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation to the end of legal segregation. That was only half of the move to racial equality. We now face two unpleasant...
  • Family Rallies For Army Veteran Facing Deportation

    Family Rallies For Army Veteran Facing Deportation
    HARTFORD – The family of Army veteran Jorge Luis Salcedo of Glastonbury is appealing for help to keep him from being deported by immigration authorities. Immigration activists and Salcedo's family rallied outside the Legislative Office Building...
  • U.S. Army Veteran From Glastonbury Facing Deportation

    U.S. Army Veteran From Glastonbury Facing Deportation
    HARTFORD – Immigration activists rallied outside the Legislative Office Building Thursday to protest the planned deportation of U.S. Army veteran Jorge Luis Salcedo, a Glastonbury resident with a wife and two young daughters here. Salcedo was...
  • L.A. County ends contract with ICE, then OKs future collaboration

    L.A. County ends contract with ICE, then OKs future collaboration
    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to end a controversial program that places immigration agents inside county jails to determine whether inmates are deportable. On a 3-2 vote, the Board of Supervisors severed the county’s contract with...
  • New federal effort to deport criminal immigrants draws local skepticism

    New federal effort to deport criminal immigrants draws local skepticism
    As the Obama administration prepares to alter how it enforces immigration laws, top officials have been conducting weeks of shuttle diplomacy, touring the country to try to reenlist police chiefs and mayors in the cause of deporting people convicted of...
  • White House seeking support for deportations

    White House seeking support for deportations
    As the Obama administration prepares to change the way it enforces immigration laws, top officials have been conducting weeks of shuttle diplomacy, touring the country to try to re-enlist police chiefs and mayors in the cause of deporting people convicted...
  • As federal workforce shrinks, FOIA backlog grows

    As federal workforce shrinks, FOIA backlog grows
    A new report shows a dramatic increase in the federal government's backlog of unanswered Freedom of Information Act requests — and blames it in part on a shrinking federal workforce. Amid record demand last year for information from federal...
  • Cruz's courting Latino vote will take more than 'trust me'

    It's unlikely any Republican nominee will win the presidency in 2016 without a sizable bloc of Latino voters behind him. The minority of Latinos that supported Republicans in the past abandoned the party in 2012, and that goes a long way toward...