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  • Wittman, Rigell say Obama overstepped authority on immigration

    Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, and Rep Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach said they voted for legislation to prohibit Presidents from exempting or deferring from certain illegal immigrants. The almost entirely party line vote of 219-197 is a first effort...
  • Number of immigrants deported from U.S. dropped sharply in last year

    Number of immigrants deported from U.S. dropped sharply in last year
    The number of immigrants deported from the U.S. fell sharply in the last year, a decline driven by the Obama administration's struggle to handle the surge of Central American migrants and its continuing shift in deciding whom to deport. The decrease was...
  • Arizona joins other states in federal immigration lawsuit

    Arizona joins other states in federal immigration lawsuit
    Arizona joined 17 other states suing the federal government and immigration agencies in U.S. District Court this week to derail President Obama's executive action deferring deportation for up to 5 million people. Republican Gov. Jan Brewer released a...
  • Anti-illegal immigration activists look beyond California for action

    Anti-illegal immigration activists look beyond California for action
    For years, Raul Rodriguez Jr. would let out an exasperated sigh, then move on, whenever he read or heard news about illegal immigration. But something clicked last summer when he saw reports of multitudes of Central Americans illegally crossing the U.S.-...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Deportation fears fade for many Florida immigrants

    As many as a quarter-million Florida immigrants are preparing to take advantage of emerging new immigration rules that give them a chance to live, work and drive without constant fear of being detained and deported. But many foreign residents won't...
  • 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...
  • 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...