A seemingly mundane bill passed by the senate last week could have serious implications for those trying to blow the whistle on the Department of Immigration.
A Nicaraguan immigrant and current Miami resident, Sandigo has devoted the past six years to helping American children who have lost at least one parent to deportation. Currently, she is the legal guardian for over 800 children. "It’s a blessing and a huge honor knowing that I can serve with what I have. Show More Summary
As the Obama administration prepares to alter how it enforces immigration laws, top officials have been conducting weeks of shuttle diplomacy, touring the country to try to reenlist police chiefs and mayors in the cause of deporting people convicted of crimes.
Someone recently asked me what makes immigration law so complicated, and whether it has to be that way. I paused, contemplating polarized congressional debates, hastily crafted compromises, and the messy legislation that results. But Obama's executive actions, crafted by a single administration, are among the best examples of unnecessary complexity. Show More Summary
Today, the New York Times has a fascinating story by Sarah Maslin Nir about illegal employment practices at New York’s nail salons. In the U.S. as a whole, nail salons have become more popular since 2000, but they have exploded in the Big Apple. Show More Summary
MICKEY KAUS: Call it the Caudillo Test: It’s no longer enough for a Democratic presidential candidate to pledge to reform immigration laws. You have to pledge to end-run the nation’s elected legislature if it doesn’t go along. Good to know!
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says that when it comes to achieving a comprehensive overhaul of immigration laws progress is 'not always a straight line.' Obama reflected Tuesday during a large Cinco de Mayo gathering at the White House on the obstacles that have impeded his efforts to allow immigrants illegally in the United States to stay under certain conditions.
From Zócalo Public Square On November 20, 2014, President Obama gave a historic speech on immigration. Despite how profoundly personal this issue is to me, I didn't watch. For the past decade, I have avoided any mention of immigration reform -- it causes my stomach to churn. The topic brings me back to a window in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico in 2004. Show More Summary
In a key test of President Barack Obama's efforts to overhaul immigration law without congressional action, administration lawyers will on Friday ask a federal appeals court to lift an injunction blocking his executive action meant to help undocumented immigrants. Show More Summary
Democratic policy involving immigration is the mirror image of Democratic attitudes toward slavery and segregation.
Mike Krieger is one of the cofounders of Instagram, the popular photo-sharing app that Facebook bought for $1 billion in 2012. But because of a flaw in US immigration law, Krieger might have left Instagram before it even developed its first product in 2010. Show More Summary
As if Obama’s crusade to prioritize illegals over Americans hasn’t tanked his approval ratings enough, Emperor Obama has tinkered with America’s immigration laws yet again, according to a report from
House Judiciary Committee uses gif-filled listicle to argue against immigration reform. (via judiciary.house.gov, sadly) Are you confused about the enforcement of immigration laws? Would you like the issue mansplained to you using aShow More Summary
Obama is at it again and this time hardly anyone has noticed. He just issued yet another unconstitutional executive order to change our immigration laws by fiat. The indispensable Byron
BYRON YORK: Did you know Obama just took new executive action on immigration? “This week President Obama took unilateral executive action — again — to change the nation’s immigration laws. Almost no one noticed. Obama intends to make it easier to bring more foreign guest workers to the United States — likely at significant cost […]
All by way of the higher goal of nailing more employers [Sean Higgins, Washington Examiner; more on the National Labor Relations Board] Tags: immigration law, National Labor Relations Board NLRB to help illegal workers secure visas is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system
There’s a growing number of people in Texas who are standing up for immigration enforcement and the rule of law: Hispanic Americans. While this...
A Mexican citizen who pled guilty to violating U.S. immigration law cannot have his sentence overturned because the district court failed to directly reference applicable sentencing guidelines, the Sixth Circuit ruled on Monday. Jose Solano-Rosales was sentenced to supervised release after he pled guilty to entering the U.S. without......
Baptist leaders in Texas are speaking out against Senate Bill 185, which they claim will force them to violate biblical injunctions about welcoming strangers, Baptist News‘ Ken Camp reports. The bill, introduced by Republican state Senator Charles Perry, would eliminate “sanctuary...
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) has generated controversy for himself, yet again, by proposing that the U.S. government reform immigration laws to actively exclude Muslims who might potentially "want to come and try to impose some variant of Sharia law." On Wednesday evening, Fox's Megyn Kelly pressed the governor a bit on whether such ideas violate fundamental American principles.