Quantcast
Home » Topics » Immigration (Page 3)

US steps up crackdown on undocumented workers

WASHINGTON — US immigration authorities have more than quadrupled the number of jobsite inspections for illegal workers in two years, a government report said Wednesday. In fiscal year 2010, officials with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) initiated a “record” 2,746 worksite enforcement investigations, said the report submitted to Congress by…

US resumes deportations to quake-ravaged Haiti

MIAMI — The United States resumed the deportation of Haitians on Thursday for the first time since the devastating earthquake that struck the poor Caribbean nation last year. Barbara Gonzalez, a spokeswoman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said 27 Haitian nationals with criminal records in the United States had been…

Activists decry plans for ‘second class’ of US citizen

Human rights activists and some constitutional scholars are denouncing a proposal by a group of state lawmakers to create a “second class” of US citizenship that would apply to children of illegal immigrants. State Legislators for Legal Immigration — a group that represents lawmakers from 40 states — announced this…

Immigration law has cost Arizona millions: study

WASHINGTON — In the four months since Arizona passed a harsh immigration law the southwestern state has lost an estimated $141 million in visitor spending, a study said Thursday. Meetings and conferences canceled in protest at what critics considered draconian, anti-immigrant measures would also cost the state nearly 2,800 jobs…

Hispanic ‘Don’t vote’ advocate admits he voted

The creator of a controversial ad urging Latinos not to vote has conceded he broke from his own advice. Robert de Posada, president of the Republican-affiliated Latinos For Reform, admitted to the news station TBD that he voted in Virginia by absentee ballot. “Don’t vote,” Posada’s ad said, flashing ominous…

Arizona governor condemns mention of immigration law in human rights report

Powered by Mochila…

California deploys National Guard to Mexico border

California is deploying a first group of 224 National Guard troops to its southern border with Mexico to assist Border Patrol agents attempting to stem the flow of drugs and illegal immigrants. “Today, our National Guard has been called to help secure the border and protect the safety of the…

Florida bill ‘goes one step further’ than Arizona immigration law

20 days in jail for immigrants who don’t carry documentation on them Florida’s Republican attorney general on Wednesday proposed toughening the state’s immigration laws, with powers to punish illegal immigration that could go beyond a controversial Arizona law. Bill McCollum, who is running for governor, introduced the legislation amid an…

Brewer: Fight over AZ law ‘far from over’

PHOENIX, Arizona — Arizona Governor Jan Brewer said Wednesday she would swiftly appeal a judge’s ruling blocking key parts of a new state immigration law, vowing to take it all the way to the Supreme Court. “This fight is far from over. In fact, it is just the beginning, and…

Guard troops to head to border states Aug. 1

Obama sending 1,200 Guard troops to help secure border against smugglers, illegal immigration National Guard troops will head to the U.S.-Mexico border Aug. 1 for a yearlong deployment to keep a lookout for illegal border crossers and smugglers and help in criminal investigations, federal officials said Monday. The troops will…

Page 3 of 512345
Google+