Immigration

Scott Walker Admits to Changing Stance on Immigration

Scott Walker the Governor of Wisconsin and a presumptive Republican candidate for the presidential nomination, says he changed his stance on immigration and does not back any longer the comprehensive reform that allows undocumented immigrants to remain in the U.S. after being penalized. On Sunday, Walker told an interviewer on television that his view had […]

Obama Vows to Aggressively Defend Immigration

On Wednesday, President Obama vowed to do all that was necessary to defend his executive actions of recent to shield millions of the country’s undocumented immigrants from being deported. While taking part in a town hall forum on immigration while in Miami, Obama said a recent ruling against his immigration policies by a Texas federal […]

White House Putting Plans for Immigration on Hold

The White House administration put its new program of deportation relief on hold this week just a day before it was to launch, complying with the order by a federal judge that roiled the immigrant communities across the country and hardened a stalemate that was already tense on Capitol Hill. President Obama promised to appeal […]

Obama Mentions Idea of Free Community College

President Barack Obama unveiled his idea to have free community college for all in a video that he posted on Facebook Thursday night. However, officials in the White House administration provided no legislation, no price tag and little real evidence of support by Republicans on Capitol Hill. However, the White House said that was not […]

Report: Businesses Given Incentives to Hire Undocumented Immigrants

Under the sweeping action by President Barack Obama on illegal immigration, businesses will reportedly have an incentive per employee of $3,000 to hire undocumented immigrants. Because of an ObamaCare glitch, businesses will not be facing a penalty for not providing the immigrants any health care, reported a national newspaper. Undocumented immigrations are not eligible for […]

Impacts Now and Down the Road in Immigration

On Thursday night, President Obama announced Executive Action regarding immigration. Some of his measures start immediately, while others will take more time. The reforms that have deferred action will not be implemented fully for as long as six months, at which time applications will be accepted. At the same time, the President waits as well […]

President Likely to Grant Protection to Undocumented Immigrants

As the U.S. President, Barack Obama has the authority to grant protection from any deportation to undocumented immigrants. The big question following the midterm election is whether Obama will grant that protection for the immigrants and if so at what time. There is also speculation as to who will be the beneficiaries of the plan […]

Judge Voids Human Smuggling Measure in Arizona

A federal judge struck down a criminal statute that became law in Arizona during 2005. The statute is against human smuggling and the ruling found that it infringed on the federal government’s power of enforcing its immigration law. The decision by Judge Susan Bolton represents the most recent setback for the state that shares a […]

House Speaker Boehner Warns President on Immigration

Just two days after his party ran roughshod over the Democrats in the midterm election, John Boehner the Speaker of the House became the second top Republican to warn President Barack Obama against any unilateral action on immigration. Boehner said that action would poison the well for cooperation with the new Congress that will be […]

Obama Gets Heckled While Defending Immigration Delay

President Barack Obama was attempting to reenergize and reassure Hispanics on Thursday who are angry, disenchanted as well as frustrated following his decision to put a delay on his executive actions regarding deportations that could protects millions from being deported from the United States. Some of the frustration boiled over during a speech Obama gave […]