In his town hall with Hannity, Trump specified “killers” and “the bad ones, the gang members,” would be kicked out immediately. Trump has since referenced “criminal illegal immigrants” several times. What is a “crime” for an undocumented immigrant? The word can mean anything, and that’s why Trump loves it so much.
Two sisters in California who face the decision of whether or not to sign up for Obamacare are worried about how their enrollment would effect their relatives who are not citizens.
A study has found that in 2008, 96 percent of convicted non-U.S. citizens received a prison sentence, compared to only 85 percent of convicted U.S. citizens.
By Emilie Eaton, Cronkite News Service ARRIAGA, Mexico — As night falls, Samuel Carcamo, in a gray button-up shirt and cuffed jeans, stands on the tracks with dozens of other migrants waiting to climb on top of the northbound freight known as “The Train of Death.” A native of El Salvador, he is already more […]
Washington (AFP) — Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas said Wednesday his detention by U.S. border agents in Texas was just an example of the risks that undocumented immigrants face every day in America. Vargas, 33, a Philippines-born prize-winning journalist, was handcuffed and questioned by Border Patrol officers Tuesday as he prepared to board a domestic […]
By Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Federal authorities have rejected California’s proposed design for a driver’s license for immigrants in the U.S. illegally, saying it is not distinguishable enough for security purposes from permits given to citizens. The Washington officials want the license to state clearly on its face “that it is not […]
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley signed a bill into law today that bans illegal immigrants from seeking work, attending college, and renting property, among other essential activities. The draconian measure helps solidify the Deep South’s status as immigration battleground second only–if at all–to the West. [Los Angeles Times]