People obtaining lawful permanent resident status by region or selected country of last residence: 1820 - 2013. External Data Sources: Yearbook of Immigration Statistics
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) gave an impassioned speech on the House floor on Friday during debate on funding the Department of Homeland Security and President Barack Obama’s un-Constitutional executive actions on immigration. Gohmert accused Obama of usurping Congress by ‘speaking’ … Continue reading ?
Both possible 2016 presidential contenders said changes to immigration law should focus less on family ties and more on economic factors. Image: C-SPAN The post Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush, Immigration ‘Moderates,’ Take Focus Off Families at CPAC appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Dominican President Danilo Medina offered a full-throated defense of his government's controversial changes to citizenship and immigration law in a speech Friday. which marked the country's independence from neighboring Haiti. In a speech...Show More Summary
One Saturday in April of 1855, a large group of German immigrants assembled around the courthouse in downtown Chicago, hoping to attend a hearing at which nineteen saloonkeepers would stand before a judge for violating one of two new laws enacted by the new nativist mayor, Levi Boone, who had promised during his campaign to […]
California has issued 110,000 drivers licenses to immigrants in the country without permission since a new law went into effect last month, according to the state Department of Motor Vehicles.
Since he became House Speaker in 2011, John Boehner has been kicking the can down the road on everything but repealing Obamacare (which btw had zero chance of ever becoming law). Now, he's excoriating the Senate for not passing his crappy...Show More Summary
We all know that immigration law is complicated. We all know that human beings make mistakes. What we don't expect is that our government can't figure out who its own citizens are. But time and time again, the government disappoints....Show More Summary
Hey, why not? He’s threatened and insulted a good portion of the citizens of the United States (not too mention citizens of other nations), why should federal law enforcement be
A federal judge has temporarily blocked President Obama’s executive order that overrode existing immigration law. The result is more acrimony and chaos. It is a good time to remember that
President Barack Obama on Wednesday told Latinos that Republicans were to blame for holding up changes to U.S. immigration laws, urging them to hold Republicans accountable for the problems in the 2016 presidential election. Speaking on the home turf of Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor who is...
SiempreTax+ Helps Hispanic Community Navigate New Tax Laws, Refund Opportunities VIRGINIA BEACH, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/12/15 -- Liberty Tax, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX) Changes to federal immigration policy could mean new benefits for immigrants and undocumented workers, and a new challenge for tax preparers. Show More Summary
Imagine getting a layoff notice, then being ordered to train your replacement.
(Paul Mirengoff) There has been plenty of speculation about how the President Obama would respond to Judge Hanen’s order that blocks him from granting, via executive fiat, lawful status to millions illegal immigrants. Would the administration...Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) In my post last night about the district court decision blocking President Obama’s executive order granting lawful status to as many as five million illegal immigrants, I did not discuss the important threshold issue in the case — whether the plaintiff states have standing to challenge the order. Show More Summary
SPYING: Google Calls FBI’s Plan to Expand Hacking Power a ‘Monumental’ Constitutional Threat: Any change in accessing computer data should go through Congress, the search giant said. Yeah, well, so should changes in immigration law....
(Paul Mirengoff) When I first heard that Judge Andrew Hanen had blocked President Obama’s executive order granting lawful status to as many as five million illegal immigrants, I was inclined to downplay the ruling’s significance. Judge Hanen is an able jurist, but a conservative one, and only a district court judge. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Michael Ramirez sums up Barack Obama’s position on executive amnesty decrees. I haven’t tried to add them up, but my guess is there is an Obama statement to the effect that he can’t change the immigration laws for each...Show More Summary
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Sen. Ted Cruz and other Republican state leaders on Wednesday called a federal judge’s ruling temporarily halting an Obama administration executive action on immigration a victory for the Constitution and the rule of law.
The Wall Street Journal is celebrating a ruling from a lower-court judge who has temporarily blocked President Obama's exercise of prosecutorial discretion over undocumented immigrants by repeating a litany of right wing-media myths,...Show More Summary