Tag: Immigration

Hillary Clinton says Obama’s immigration orders are ‘just the beginning’ as she slams Republicans for giving illegal immigrants ‘second-class status’ and promises ‘to go even further’ if she’s president

GOP conservatives, including many in Congress, see a sharp legal distinction between immigrants who have entered the U.S. legally with work permits and those who have snuck across the country’s border with Mexico. They have so far managed to block attempts to legislate the kind of amnesty the Obama White House has demanded. Among the […]

Sessions: Trade deal opens immigration floodgates, OK’s future Obama changes

“The plain language of TPA provides avenues for the administration and its trading partners to facilitate the expanded movement of foreign workers into the U.S. — including visitor visas that are used as worker visas,” said the Sessions alert.   The bases of that charge is a phrase in TPP calling it a “living agreement.” […]

Undocumented immigrant toolkit includes ‘do not deport me’ card

One congressman is spearheading an effort to help undocumented immigrants avoid deportation with what some are calling a “get out of deportation” free card.   Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) and other House Democrats have created the Family Defender Toolkit, an informational pamphlet that includes an “emergency card” that lists the reasons why a person should […]

Border agents bracing for new immigrant surge

On a recent evening near the banks of the Rio Grande, a group of five Guatemalan immigrants, among them two girls, ages 8 and 10 without a parent or guardian by their side, turned themselves over to U.S. Border Patrol agents.   It is a familiar scene to law enforcement agencies in South Texas that […]

Border agents bracing for new immigrant surge

On a recent evening near the banks of the Rio Grande, a group of five Guatemalan immigrants, among them two girls, ages 8 and 10 without a parent or guardian by their side, turned themselves over to U.S. Border Patrol agents.   It is a familiar scene to law enforcement agencies in South Texas that […]

America needs to curb immigration flows

The first “great wave” of U.S. immigration took place from roughly 1880 to 1930. During this time, according to the Census Bureau, the foreign-born population doubled from about 6.7 million to 14.2 million people. Changes were then made to immigration law to reduce admissions, decreasing the foreign-born population until it fell to about 9.6 million […]

Immigration Activists To Train ‘Community Navigators’ In Exec. Amnesty

A series of powerpoint presentations from the Committee for Immigration Reform Implementation sheds some light on how groups supportive of President Obama’s executive amnesty are strategizing to get people to sign up and defend the president’s actions.   “Once the applications are out, the best defense of the programs will be huge number of applications […]

Texas Judge Refuses to Lift Block of Obama Immigration Executive Action

The Obama administration lost one and won one Tuesday in federal court decisions on the president’s executive actions regarding the enforcement of the nation’s immigration laws. A federal judge in Texas turned down the administration’s request to lift the stay he had put on President Obama’s executive action of November 2014, deferring deportation of an […]

Federal judge denies request to lift hold on Obama immigration action

A federal judge in Texas denied a Justice Department request Tuesday to lift his temporary hold on President Obama’s executive action shielding potentially millions of illegal immigrants from deportation.   U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen refused to set aside his Feb. 16 decision granting a preliminary injunction requested by 26 states. The U.S. government wants […]

Non-citizens in New York City could soon be given the right to vote

New York City is routinely described as a “global hub”, a place so thoroughly penetrated by international capital and migration that it seems at once within and without the United States. It is the centre of American commerce and media, but its politics, demographics and worldly outlook make the Big Apple an outlier.   New […]