Immigration reform efforts are reaching a critical time as we near the end of 2013 and with the turn of the calendar a congressional midterm election year is looming.
PHOENIX — Protesting immigration activists danced and chanted Monday outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix, calling on President Obama to end all deportations.
A detainee who had a felony second degree robbery and countless convictions for prostitution and solicitation for lewd conduct was among more than 300 people Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Phoenix released in February as part of a nationwide operation to save money.
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of senators neared agreement on a comprehensive immigration bill that would put illegal immigrants on a 13-year path to citizenship, officials with outside groups keeping up with the talks said Thursday.
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 — A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles for a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws, including a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in this country.
PHOENIX — Immigrant rights advocates filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to overturn Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s order denying driver’s licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under a new Obama administration policy.
PHOENIX — A federal appeals court Tuesday spurned a request by civil rights groups for a new injunction to once again block Arizona's 2010 immigration law.
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.
PHOENIX — A judge will hear arguments this morning over a request by opponents of Arizona’s immigration law that would thwart a U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the statute’s most contentious section.
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 (AP) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has stripped seven Arizona police agencies of their special powers to make federal immigration arrests.
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. — President Obama, in a strikingly personal appeal, renewed his call for an overhaul of America’s immigration laws before a supportive Latino audience Friday. He portrayed rival Mitt Romney as an obstacle to measures that would give young illegal immigrants a path to c…
PHOENIX — A judge presiding over challenges to Arizona’s immigration enforcement law will hear arguments Monday over a request by the law’s opponents for class-action status in their lawsuit that seeks to overturn the law.
CONCORD, N.H. — The New Hampshire Senate has passed a resolution in support of the tough Arizona law that requires police to check the immigration status of people they want to stop for any reason.
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, D.C. — Rebuffing challenges from a senior U.S. senator, the author of Arizona’s immigration law defended both the legality and the wisdom of his measure.
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.