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Immigration

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Top Immigration Articles

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  • Busy waters off Florida: Illegal immigration surges from across Caribbean, not just Cuba

    Just starting a five-year sentence for illegally re-entering the United States, George Lewis stared at the officers staring back at him at Miami's federal detention center and considered whether he'd risk getting on another smuggler's boat — a...
  • Salvadoran girl adjusts to life in Texas

    DALLAS Katherine Vanessa Arana looked small and scared. Her curly brown hair pulled up in a ponytail revealed her doll-like features, making the 12-year-old appear even younger in the grim Dallas courtroom. Her mother, Enriqueta Alegria, looked tense,...
  • 21st Century citizenship: For readers, it's personal

    21st Century citizenship: For readers, it's personal
    In our recently completed series on the meaning of citizenship in the 21st century, readers have played the crucial role of humanizing the editorial board's ruminations on lofty topics such as national loyalty and the extent to which speaking English...
  • Judge blocks Arizona ID theft law targeting job-seeking immigrants

    Bit by bit, the federal judiciary is tearing out the legal ground from under "America's toughest sheriff." First, a federal appeals court said it was illegal to deny bail to immigrants in the country illegally. Then, on Monday, an Arizona federal...
  • Arizona told to stop prosecuting job-seeking immigrants

    Bit by bit, the federal judiciary is tearing out the legal ground from under “America’s toughest sheriff.” First, a federal appeals court said it was illegal to deny bail to immigrants in the country illegally. Then, on Monday, an...
  • In Miami, deportation fears rise as US revives relations with Havana

    MIAMI President Barack Obama's order to normalize relations with Cuba has spread fear through the ranks of thousands of Cuban exiles facing deportation to the island. Many of those who have never become U.S. citizens now believe their removal, a remote...
  • Immigrants come to earn paychecks, not to collect welfare

    To the editor: I agree with The Times' call for "a congressional fix to make the system more humane … by granting relief to many who have lived and worked in the country for years." ("It's time for Congress to agree on a humane immigration...
  • Poll: Obama executive action on immigration narrowly divides Americans

    Americans divide almost evenly over President Obama's move to shield millions of immigrants from deportation, but despite the controversy over his action, underlying views on immigration have barely budged, a new poll has found. Obama's action gets...
  • Justice Department unveils new rules on racial, ethnic profiling

    Justice Department unveils new rules on racial, ethnic profiling
    New Justice Department guidelines announced Monday seek to limit federal law enforcement officers' ability to use a person's race and other characteristics during investigations, particularly in spontaneous enforcement decisions. According to a copy...
  • Albert R. Hunt: Immigration peril threatens Republicans from within

    Albert R. Hunt: Immigration peril threatens Republicans from within
    The furor over President Barack Obama's executive action shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation poses hazards for him, including legislative complications, a possible legal challenge and a public backlash. The risks for...
  • Letters to the Editor: Immigration, concealed-carry, cancer, Ferguson

    Obama’s immigration plan On Nov. 20, President Obama acted with unprecedented executive powers to grant legal status and new protections to as many as 5 million illegal immigrants. Obama arrogantly ignored the contents of a letter dated the day...