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If The U.S. Doesn't Fix This Problem Right Now, 'It Could Be Seriously F----ed,' Top Tech Investor Warns

Y Combinator co-founder and Dropbox investor Paul Graham estimates that 95% of the world's top engineers live outside the United States. But immigration laws are strict, even for brilliant engineers who start companies and create a lot of job opportunities in America. Show More Summary

Cubans fear possible change to U.S. immigration law

Like tens of thousands of Cubans, Gerardo Luis wants to get to the United States — but he’s suddenly worried time may be running out.

Local enforcement of federal immigration laws affects immigrant Hispanics' healthcare

State and local enforcement of federal immigration laws can have an adverse impact on the use of health care services by immigrant Hispanics, according to a new study, which analyzed both birth records and information collected in focus groups and individual interviews.

Australia's New Immigration Law Shifts Regional Focus to Security

BANGKOK (IRIN) - This week's passing into law of Australia's Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment Act, which comes on the heels of a year of tightened border controls and refugee intake policy changes, could chill regional cooperation. Show More Summary

Local enforcement of federal immigration laws affects immigrant Hispanics' healthcare

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Dec. 18, 2014 - State and local enforcement of federal immigration laws can have an adverse impact on the use of health care services by immigrant Hispanics, according to a North Carolina-based study by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers. The study, published in the Dec. Show More Summary

Federal Judge Says Obama’s Amnesty Immigration Order ‘Unconstitutional’, Steals Congress’ Law-Making Powers

Judge Arthur J. Schwab, sitting in the Western District of Pennsylvania, said Mr. Obama has some discretion in how to enforce laws, but by setting out a comprehensive system to grant tentative legal status to as many as 5 million illegal...Show More Summary

Federal Judge: Obama Immigration Action Unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled parts of President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration policy, issuing a scathing memo Tuesday accusing him of usurping Congress's power to make laws. According to the opinion by Judge Arthur Schwab,...Show More Summary

Illegals to Get Billions in Tax Credits Under Obama’s Amnesty

It’s bad enough that Obama wants to let illegal immigrants waltz into our country and break our laws with no consequences. No, he’s got to make it worse by handing

Do Amnesties Increase Unlawful Immigration?

Alex Nowrasteh One popular argument against a legalization, or amnesty, of unlawful immigrants is that it will merely incentivize future unlawful immigration. Unlawful immigrants will be more likely to break immigration laws becauseShow More Summary

"It is quite unusual... Judge Schwab appears to have reached out quite aggressively to engage the lawfulness of the President’s actions" on immigration.

Says lawprof Jonathan Adler. And on the merits, he's "not persuaded":[T]he executive branch has exercised a substantial degree of discretion in implementing and enforcing immigration law for decades.... It is true, as Judge Schwab notes,...Show More Summary

In Immigrant-Heavy Cities, Law Enforcement Leaders Say Executive Action Will Make Communities Safer

Law enforcement officials who oversee counties with many undocumented immigrants believe that the president's executive action is necessary to curb dangerous mistrust between immigrants and the police. The post In Immigrant-Heavy Cities, Law Enforcement Leaders Say Executive Action Will Make Communities Safer appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Obama Immigration Official to Illegals: Apply for Amnesty Without Fear

As the Obama administration gears up to implement its controversial amnesty plan for illegal immigrants, one administration official is assuring those who have broken U.S. immigration laws they should apply for their new status without fear of the government. Show More Summary

Ilya Somin on Why Obama's Immigration Order Is Constitutional

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President Obama’s recent order deferring the deportation of up to 5 million undocumented immigrants has led to enormous controversy. Many, especially on the political right, argue that it undermines the rule of law. The president, they contend,...Show More Summary

Obama’s Politicized DOJ Wants Immigration Lawsuit Dismissed

It would be wrong to term the Obama/Holder Department of Justice as “lawless”, as many have. It’s just that they pick and choose which laws they will uphold. For instance,

Senators: Obama Nominee for ICE Head will 'Rubber Stamp' Executive Amnesty

On Monday, conservative Senators warned against nominating someone who has vowed to implement President Barack Obama's executive amnesty to head the agency that is supposed to enforce the country's immigration laws. The Senate will vote on Tuesday to confirm Sarah Saldaña to head Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Show More Summary

“KNOWN WOLF” SYNDROME: Sydney Hostage-Taker Is Yet Another Case. “Monis came to Australia in 1996 …

“KNOWN WOLF” SYNDROME: Sydney Hostage-Taker Is Yet Another Case. “Monis came to Australia in 1996 from Iran and his immigration status was that of political refugee. He has since had other well-known run-ins with law enforcement. In 2009, he sent a series of hate messages, which he deemed as ‘flowers of advice,’ to the families […]

Angela Merkel Condemns Germany's Surging Anti-Sharia Movement

A growing protest movement that has held weekly displays against Germany’s lax immigration laws and Islamist-friendly policies has met strong resistance through the country’s politicians, the news media, and Europe’s multiculturalist establishment. Show More Summary

Adding Insult to Injury: Obama Paying for Illegal Amnesty with Fees Paid by Legal Immigrants

Illegal immigrants take the train to America. Another slap in the face to legal immigrants and Americans who follow the law… Barack Obama is paying for his illegal executive amnesty with fees from legal immigrants. Katie Pavlich at Townhall reported: … Continue reading ?

Is Obama's New Immigration Policy a Law Enforcement Bonanza?

President Obama labeled his November 20, 2014 policy allowing some undocumented parents a short reprieve from deportation "deferred action for parental accountability." Deferred action means that the government has decided not to spend resources on deporting someone for a limited period of time. Show More Summary

'Dream Act' Becomes Law: Illegal Immigrants are Given a Chance

Post by Lindsay Mannering California Governor Jerry Brown signed into effect the Dream Act Saturday which makes undocumented immigrant students in California eligible to apply for state-funded financial aid. The bill, as you'd imagine, is extremely controversial. Show More Summary

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