Immigration

Border Patrol Pulls Agents from Trump Event

The border patrol agents union said its members would not take part in Donald Trump’s visit on Thursday to tour the border between Texas and Mexico, saying that event was too politicized. Hector Garza, the Local 2455 President of the National Border Patrol Council said to be clear, an endorsement never was discussed for any […]

Republican Chairman Speaks to Donald Trump Over Campaign

The Republican Party chairman has called Donald Trump as the Democrats ratcheted up their efforts to tie the presidential candidate and his outspoken comments regarding immigrants and immigration to all presidential candidates from the GOP. Reince Priebus the GOP chairman and Trump spoke on Wednesday over a range of different topics, said the Republican National […]

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 […]