America is suffering from a paucity of leadership. Our politicians won't adequately address out-of-control entitlements, crumbling infrastructure, broken immigration laws and the world's highest incarceration rate. And the 2016 presidential campaign offers scant discussions of these fixable problems. Show More Summary
Hundreds of thousands of Haitian migrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent faced the risk of deportation from the Dominican Republic on Wednesday as a deadline for enforcement of a new immigration law approached. Dominican officials...Show More Summary
SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Haitian migrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent faced the risk of deportation from the Dominican Republic on Wednesday as a deadline for enforcement of a new immigration law approached.
(John Hinderaker) One of the most horrifying crimes within memory occurred in Washington, D.C. on May 13 and 14. A man named Darron Wint broke into a home, commonly described as a mansion, owned by a wealthy businessman named Savvas Savopoulos. Show More Summary
"We are seeing an unrelenting pace in the deportation process for these kids," John Keller, the executive director at the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota said. The post Why It’s So Hard To Get Migrant Kids In Rural Minnesota Through Immigration Court appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Former asylum seeker advocates turned whistleblowers have told New Matilda a new law is designed to stop others following their example.
(June 2, 2015 11:32 AM, by Bryan Caplan) Cato's Alex Nowrasteh emailed me an interesting reaction to my post on Reagan's 1986 immigration law. Reprinted with this permission: Bryan, I enjoyed your blog post. A few thoughts: The bigger cost of IRCA was its boost of border security,... (0 COMMENTS)
WASHINGTON, June 1 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact a ruling that struck down an Arizona law that denied bail to illegal immigrants charged with certain felonies. The justices rejected an appeal filed by Maricopa County and its controversial sheriff, Joe Arpaio. Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact a ruling that struck down an Arizona law that denied bail to illegal immigrants charged with certain felonies. The justices rejected an appeal filed by Maricopa County and its controversial sheriff, Joe Arpaio. Show More Summary
Ann Coulter, the popular 53-year-old conservative commentator and author, said this week that if she were able to control United States immigration policies, “overweight girls” would be banned from entering the country. The remark was...Show More Summary
In Texas v U.S.,decided last Tuesday, the Fifth Circuit upheld Texas District Judge Andrew Hanen’s injunction against the implementation of the Administration’s effort to rewrite immigration law to legitimate the status of millions of illegal immigrants. The administration will not appeal to the Supreme Court, so the merits of the [...]
An anti-immigration group blames California’s historic drought on immigrants as it launched a media campaign to tighten immigration laws, the LA Times reports. The group, California for Population Stabilization, is a long-time advocate for stricter immigration laws, arguing that the...
"Immigration Orphans: How US Policy is Hurting American Kids," produced by Amanda Winkler. About 8 minutes. Original release date was May 18, 2015 and original writeup is below. Brandi, an 8-year-old American child, vividly remembers...Show More Summary
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.