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Immigration

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Top Immigration Articles

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  • The uncertain future of undocumented children

    On a warm day last spring, 16-year-old Hugo Pascual Tomás and his older brother Francisco left their home in Guatemala and set off on a 2,700-mile quest to find their mother. The boys had been left in the care of their elderly grandparents in 2001,...
  • Senate approves Sarah Saldana as chief immigration enforcer

    WASHINGTON The Senate narrowly approved Sarah Saldana, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Texas, on Tuesday as head of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, despite opposition from her home state senators. The 55-39 vote in her favor...
  • Mr. Waxman leaves Washington

    It was a Republican who once paid Democrat Henry Waxman the rough compliment of being "tougher than a boiled owl." Many of the big things Waxman helped to make into law in his four decades in Congress took bipartisan work, the kind that has all but...
  • Undocumented kids deserve hope, and a lawyer

    Undocumented kids deserve hope, and a lawyer
    What they have survived is harrowing and heartbreaking. And the only certainty they face when — and if — they get to Florida and other parts of the United States is the realization that the battle is far from over. That's the main takeaway...
  • U.S. Senate confirms Obama pick for immigration job despite tussle

    The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Barack Obama's choice for a senior immigration enforcement job, defying Republicans who tried to block the nomination to protest Obama's executive order granting deportation relief to undocumented immigrants....
  • Immigration official to applicants for temporary status: 'Don't worry'

    One of the nation’s top immigration officials is urging those who are newly eligible for temporary legal status to apply for the program without fear. Speaking at a conference in Los Angeles on Monday, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services...
  • Biblical story resonates for woman facing deportation

    PHILADELPHIA A Philadelphia church staged a version of a Latin American posada Sunday, reenacting the biblical story of Mary and Joseph's search for lodging in Bethlehem before the birth of Jesus. But tradition was tweaked a bit because Honduran...
  • High court to weigh Arizona denial of some immigrants' driver's licenses

    The Supreme Court is set to decide Tuesday whether Arizona must issue driver's licenses to young immigrants who were brought to this country illegally and then shielded from deportation by President Obama. The justices have before them an emergency...
  • Immigrants get advice on eligibility for delayed-deportation programs

    The crowd around immigration attorney Jessica Dominguez was five people deep, and each person had a question. "I came in 2006 but got a ticket for illegal vending," one man told her. "Do I qualify?" "You should be OK," Dominguez told him. "But...
  • Noncitizen UConn Student Shut Out Of Financial Aid

    Noncitizen UConn Student Shut Out Of Financial Aid
    The University of Connecticut says it will double the money it raises for scholarships. Unfortunately, I won't be able to get any of that $150 million. I am an undocumented immigrant student who grew up in Connecticut, graduated from Windsor Locks...
  • Against the odds, Honduran sisters win their asylum case

    Against the odds, Honduran sisters win their asylum case
    In October 2013, Silvia Padilla and her husband wired $8,000 to a coyote to smuggle their two daughters from Honduras to the United States. Gang violence in their hometown of Tegucigalpa was on the rise. In recent years, both girls had witnessed murders....