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  • Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano concedes the U.S.-Mexico border could be "more safe and more secure." (Associated Press)

    Deportations of illegals falls short of goal

    President Obama's new immigration enforcement strategy led to an all-time record number of criminal aliens being deported last year, but removals of other illegal immigrants fell to the lowest rate since 2007, before the Bush administration began its crackdown.


  • **FILE** With a sign indicating the direction to the United States at top center, deportees stand near the U.S.-Mexico border in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, on July 29, 2010. (Associated Press)

    More criminal aliens deported last year

    President Obama's new immigration enforcement strategy led to a record number of criminal aliens being deported last year, but removals of other illegal immigrants fell to the lowest rate since 2007, before the Bush administration began a crackdown.


  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has already taken part in one debate, qualifying her for public campaign funds.

    Mum's the word as Brewer shuns debates

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer insists she won't participate in any more debates after her notorious brain-freeze moment in the first gubernatorial debate, but so far that doesn't seem to be hurting her with the voters.


  • Texan wants Guard troops at states' call

    A Texas Republican who steadfastly has prodded the federal government to better secure the U.S.-Mexico border has introduced legislation requiring the Defense Department to make National Guard troops available to states on request.


  • Cornyn

    GOP senators demand assurance of no 'backdoor' illegals amnesty

    A series of new administration memos have effectively created a backdoor amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants, Senate Republicans charged Tuesday in a letter demanding that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano explain the policies.


  • **FILE** Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (Associated Press)

    Senators say DHS allows backdoor amnesty

    A series of new internal rules has effectively created a possible backdoor amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants, Senate Republicans charged on Tuesday in a letter demanding that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano explain the new policies.


  • **FILE** Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (Associated Press)

    Napolitano: U.S. always will face threats

    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Sunday that the United States never will be immune to terrorist threats.


  • **FILE** A Customs and Border Protection officer takes a passenger's fingerprints upon arrival in Washington. (Department of Homeland Security)

    Finger scans unlikely for foreign visitors

    The Department of Homeland Security is not expected to implement a congressionally mandated program that would confirm the departure of foreign visitors from the United States through electronic fingerprint scans — a so-called biometric exit system.


  • Political Scene

    The Obama administration says it's wrong to try to change the constitutional amendment that grants automatic citizenship to babies born in the United States.


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