U.S. Park Police will not check the immigration status of the 145 people arrested outside of the White House on Thursday during a protest against the deportation of illegal immigrants.
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By Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times
President Obama said Thursday his plans to take unilateral action on immigration were affected by the surge of illegal immigrant children on the southwest border, but he still vowed to move ahead where he can later this year. Published August 28, 2014
Karl Rove said the GOP is poised to take over the Senate if it can link Democrats to President Obama and offer a vision of "constructive change."
Labor unions Wednesday increased pressure on President Obama to use executive action to ease immigration laws, saying that's the best hope for undocumented workers who are being exploited and mistreated by unscrupulous employers.
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio said Wednesday that he believes militants with the Islamic State terrorist group will undoubtedly try to exploit the U.S. border crisis to gain access to American soil.
The mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts, claims that some of the illegal immigrant children enrolling in her city's schools are not children at all.
Federal agents will have to read a Miranda rights-style list of protections to immigrants before sticking them in fast-track deportation proceedings, according to the terms of a legal settlement announced Wednesday that will make it tougher for the Obama administration to quickly deport illegal immigrants.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Thursday called on President Obama to take "bold" action with executive orders to ease immigration laws, including stopping deportations for most of America's roughly 11 million illegal aliens.
U.S.-bound Central Americans are fleeing urban areas and hiking into the woods and low jungle for fear of being detained by Mexican officials rounding up migrants in southern Mexico.
San Francisco officials are set to announce $100,000 in funding to help city residents facing deportation for living in the country illegally obtain an attorney.
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida warned President Obama Tuesday against taking sweeping unilateral action on immigration, saying the move could torpedo the chances of getting Congress to address the thorny issue.
New York real estate mogul Donald Trump has endorsed former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown's bid for the U.S. Senate in New Hampshire.
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Either immigration laws are laws or they’re just guidelines. If they’re merely guidelines, then sure, everyone with a tough life can stroll across the border and make themselves at home.
Both parties are to blame for the endless cycle of amnesty, catch and release, and bloodshed.
There's no fence and no-in-your-face presence up north.
"Won't somebody PLEASE think of the children?" Helen Lovejoy's words on "The Simpsons" never rang quite so true as they do in our current southern border crisis.
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An overwhelming majority of Americans say they have deep worries that illegal immigration will erode the country's culture and economy, revealed a new poll.
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus said Wednesday that there's a "general consensus" in his party that something big needs to happen on overhauling the country's immigration laws and that more specifics would be unveiled this week at House Republicans' annual retreat.
Calling it a “pivotal moment,” a band of Latino donors has launched a $20 million campaign to unseat those in the House who stand against President Obama’s immigration proposals and oppose Democratic Party reform bills.
The U.S. illegal immigrant population has begun to tick back up with the improving economy, rising to 11.7 million last year, according to the latest estimates Monday from the Pew Hispanic Center.
The news last week that federal authorities had to release 2,837 convicted sex offenders back onto the streets has renewed focus on a Supreme Court case that requires the government to release immigrants whose home countries won't take them back.
The union that represents the people who would have to decide who gets legalized under any new immigration law said in a letter Tuesday that the Obama administration is not ready to handle the influx of applications.
The American business community weighed in Tuesday on immigration, firing off a letter to House leaders urging them to find the political will to pass an immigration bill this year.