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Immigration

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Top Immigration Articles

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  • Federal court blocks U.S. from detaining some asylum seekers

    Federal court blocks U.S. from detaining some asylum seekers
    A federal judge has issued a temporary injunction halting the Obama administration's policy of locking up immigrant mothers and children applying for asylum in order to deter others from illegally crossing the border. In a 40-page opinion issued Friday,...
  • Northern Va. laborer office doesn't keep workers off corner

    The Labor Resource Center in Centreville is busy most mornings with Latino immigrants checking the Internet, waiting for English lessons and, mostly, hoping for a daily work assignment that will offer them a chance to send money back home. But the...
  • In Obama administration's legal fight on immigration, time is an adversary

    In Obama administration's legal fight on immigration, time is an adversary
    In his fight to help millions of immigrants living in the country illegally, President Obama’s most implacable enemy may not be House Republicans or conservative governors, but the ticking clock. A lengthy battle in a Texas court case could...
  • Asian immigrants less likely to seek deportation protection, data show

    Asian immigrants less likely to seek deportation protection, data show
    Anthony Ng was in high school when he realized he didn’t have permission to live in the United States. The summer internship he had landed in Washington, D.C., required participants to submit Social Security numbers. Ng didn’t have one. A...
  • El Comedor provides a welcome and dignity to migrants deported from U.S.

    El Comedor provides a welcome and dignity to migrants deported from U.S.
    The migrants begin gathering just after daybreak. Women with young children in tow, men in wool caps and faded hoodies. Others still wearing the bright orange uniforms they were issued in prison. Few speak. Most look down at their feet. Hours...
  • Big test for Senate's McConnell as Homeland Security funding set to lapse

    WASHINGTON Mitch McConnell of Kentucky will have his first big test as U.S. Senate majority leader next week as funding for the Department of Homeland Security is set to lapse Feb. 27, triggering a shutdown of some of the agency's operations unless...
  • Republicans play politics with immigrants' lives

    Republicans play politics with immigrants' lives
    To the editor: Tamar Jacoby has outlined beautifully the Republican problem with the immigration issue. For them it is a game of "gotcha" with the president. ("Obama set the immigration trap, and the GOP walked in," Op-Ed, Feb. 18) But nowhere in her...
  • Study: Data lacking about the true state of border security

    Inconsistent and ineffective reporting by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has led to a skewed perception of the state of border security, a bipartisan think tank says. The Bipartisan Policy Center released a report this week saying the...
  • Judge's ruling derails plans of immigrants seeking legal status

    Judge's ruling derails plans of immigrants seeking legal status
    For weeks, Marly Arevalo has had her school transcripts and birth certificate ready. The 20-year-old community college student in Riverdale, Maryland, who immigrated illegally to the U.S. as a young teenager, was all set to apply for deportation relief...
  • Immigrants feel stuck after judge blocks Obama orders

    Brenda Armendariz, her husband and their two Mexico-born children were hoping to resolve their constant fears of being deported after President Barack Obama issued his latest executive orders on immigration. But now that a federal judge in Texas has...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Why a clean DHS funding bill makes political sense for GOP

    What's that saying about looking a gift horse in the mouth? Congressional Republicans could use a little reminder. Late Monday night, a federal court in Texas put a sizable dent in President Obama's plan to begin implementing a controversial executive...