WASHINGTON — With a solemnity reserved for momentous occasions, the Senate passed historic legislation Thursday offering the priceless hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in America’s shadows. The bill also promises a military-style effort to secure the long-porous…
The discovery this week of five skeletal remains on the Tohono O’odham reservation has prompted a police investigation.
WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved far-reaching immigration legislation that gives a chance at citizenship to millions living in the country illegally.
Senators introduced Tuesday night a long-awaited immigration bill that seeks to reform what many from both sides of the debate call a broken immigration system. The legislation invests billions of dollars in border security; mandates that all employers verify the legal status of their employ…
Immigration and Customs Enforcement released 342 illegal immigrants being detained in Arizona last month on the basis of anticipated budget cuts, officials confirmed today.
PHOENIX — A part of Arizona's 2010 immigration law aimed at day laborers and those who hire them is unconstitutional and unenforceable, a federal appeals court ruled today.
WASHINGTON — The Associated Press has learned that the Homeland Security Department released more than 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation from immigration jails in recent weeks because of looming budget cuts. It also planned to release 3,000 more during March.
PHOENIX — A federal judge today virtually cleared the way for Arizona to require police to start questioning people they have stopped to determine if they are in the country illegally.
PHOENIX — A federal judge questioned this morning whether she has the right to once again block the state from enforcing the most controversial provision of its 2010 law aimed at illegal immigrants.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Tuesday the federal government and parents of young illegal immigrants are at fault, as she defended her order denying driver’s licenses and other public benefits to those who get work authorizations under a new Obama administration policy.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is defending President Barack Obama's decision to stop deporting many illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and let them apply for work permits.
PHOENIX — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have responded to Maricopa County Sheriff deputies' request to take custody of two suspected illegal immigrants in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Border Patrol agents say the bodies of three suspected illegal immigrants have been recovered in southern Arizona.
Homeland Security will not send its officers to pick up suspected illegal immigrants snared by local police in Arizona unless the person meets the agency’s priority criteria.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Backing off the harsh rhetoric of the Republican primaries, Mitt Romney pledged Thursday to address illegal immigration “in a civil but resolute manner.” He outlined plans to overhaul the green-card system for immigrants with families and end immigration caps for the…
DENVER — A federal appeals court says illegal immigrants don’t have a right to own firearms under the U.S. Constitution.
SAN DIEGO — With border crossings at a 40-year low, the U.S. Border Patrol announced a new strategy Tuesday that targets repeat illegal crossers and tries to find out why they keeping coming.
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices strongly suggested Wednesday that they are ready to allow Arizona to enforce part of a controversial state law requiring police officers to check the immigration status of people they think are in the country illegally.
WASHINGTON — The number of Mexican immigrants living illegally in the U.S. has dropped significantly for the first time in decades, a dramatic shift as many illegal workers, already in the U.S. and seeing few job opportunities, return to Mexico.
PHOENIX — Agents in Arizona arrested 64 people over six days as part of nationwide crackdown on illegal immigration and immigration law violators, Immigration and Customs Enforcement says.