Immigration

Democrats Blame Stalled Immigration Reform on GOP Racism

A U.S. lawmaker who is the head of a House committee blames the failure of the country to pass legislation on immigration reform on what he calls Republican racism. The comments of Democrat Steve Israel a member of the House of Representative’s go along with those made by Nancy Pelosi, the leader of the Democrats […]

Arpaio Facing More Problems with Feds

Joe Arpaio the Maricopa County Sheriff and the top aide in his office must appear before a judge in federal court. The Judge believes the two have trivialized and mischaracterized the key findings of the judge in a decision on racial profiling issued in 2013 against his sheriff’s office. The office of the sheriff will […]

Obama Orders Deportation Review

On Thursday, the White House said President Obama ordered that deportation practices be reviewed, an announcement made amidst pressure from Hispanic organizations to cut back on the number of deportations. In Thursday evening a meeting, the president told Congressional Hispanic Caucus leaders that he asked Jeh Johnson the Secretary of Homeland Security to examine the […]

Republicans Not Moving on Immigration

John Boehner the U.S. Speaker of the House said the issue to solve the immigration law overhaul seems obvious. The Republican leader said immigration needed to be done and the quicker it is dealt with, the better off the U.S. would be. Yet, nearly seven years after George W. Bush the former President urged the […]

Expats Living or Retiring Abroad

With globalization, many people are moving to foreign countries to work or retire on a semi-permanent or permanent basis. There are a myriad of different destinations across the globe that are attracting expats from countries around the world. It is often hard to get a good comprehensive overview of how it is to live and […]

Boehner All but Rules out Immigration Legislation

John Boehner the U.S. Speaker of the House was pessimistic over the possible passage of any immigration legislation prior to the midterm elections this fall. The Speaker said it would be hard for the House, which is led by the Republicans, to act on immigration, which has been made a top priority of President Obama […]

Republicans Preparing Immigration Plan

The Republican leadership in the House of Representatives will call for a pathway to legal status this week in its framework for immigration reform legislation. However, the path will not include citizenship for many of the adults amongst the nearly 12 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. For those immigrants brought into the U.S. […]

California Court: Undocumented Immigrant Can Practice Law

The Supreme Court in California ruled on Thursday in a unanimous vote that an immigrant from Mexico who does not have a green card could be a licensed lawyer, though he will have limited employment prospects. Tani Cantil-Sakayue, the Chief Justice said in her opinion that a law, which was passed in 2012 by the […]

Judges Allows Obama’s Uncle to Remain in U.S.

On Tuesday, a federal immigration judge said that the uncle of President Obama could remain in the U.S., which spared him deportation back to Kenya, his homeland. The case has riveted much attention on the man who lived in the country for 50 years without authorities knowing he was illegal most of the time. Leonard […]

Reform of Immigration in U.S. Still Just a Hope

Mitt Romney says that dealing with the issue of immigration is something the Republicans must do. Only six months ago, it looked in the U.S. as though Congress was closer than ever to finally agreeing to the reform of the country’s immigration laws that would give a pathway to U.S. citizenship to the estimated 11 […]