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Supreme Court To Rule On Obama's Executive Immigration Actions

Jan 19, 2016 02:46 PM EST

The Supreme Court said Tuesday that it will hear arguments in April and likely decide by June.

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Obama Administration Placing Illegal Immigrant Children With Criminal Sponsors

Nov 25, 2015 09:36 AM EST

At least 3,400 sponsors of 29,000 in a government database had criminal histories, including charges relating to child molestation, homicide and domestic violence.


Senate Democrats Block Bill That Would Stop Federal Funding To Sanctuary Cities

Oct 20, 2015 05:11 PM EDT

Senators voted 54-45 on the procedural measure to end debate on the sanctuary city legislation.


Immigration: More Than 650,000 DACA Immigrants Granted Amnesty, More Than 4,000 Linked To Fraud, Gangs Or Terrorism

Jul 30, 2015 11:01 AM EDT

Of those approved for amnesty, 3,959 were suspected of fraud, at least 49 had ties to gangs and six had potential links to terrorism.


Illegal Immigrant Who Killed Went To San Francisco Because It Was 'Sanctuary City' That Wouldn't Deport Him

Jul 06, 2015 02:25 PM EDT

"Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez said he knew San Francisco was a sanctuary city where he would not be pursued by immigration officials," according to ABC7 News.


Illegal Immigrant Arrested For Child Porn Asks Judge To 'Just Deport Me'

Jun 30, 2015 01:23 PM EDT

"Just deport me," Cristian Alexander Magana, 19, of Hagerstown, Maryland, told a district court commissioner last week.


Illegal Immigrant Amnesty Case Could Make It To Supreme Court, White House Official Says

May 28, 2015 03:16 PM EDT

"This is about making sure we are fighting vigorously, winning this case on the merits so that when the time comes that we're implementing this program, people can be sure that it's not [going to] get further entangled in litigation," Cecilia Muñoz, director of the Domestic Policy Council, said on MSNBC's "The Rundown with Jose Diaz-Balart."


DHS Admits To Defying Judge's Order Halting Immigrant Amnesty Program

May 09, 2015 03:57 PM EDT

"The last time I checked, injunctions are not mere suggestions," wrote Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa., chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. "They are not optional. This disregard for the court's action is unacceptable and disturbing, especially after Secretary Johnson's assurances that his agency would honor the injunction."


Obama to Seek Emergency Court Order to Resume Illegal Immigrant Protection Program

Feb 21, 2015 03:41 PM EST

The White House will seek an emergency court order to allow President Obama's executive immigration actions to move forward, officials said Friday. The announcement is in response to a ruling issued Monday by a federal judge that stopped the government from issuing work permits and indefinitely shielding millions of illegal immigrants from deportation.


Obama Administration Caters To Illegal Immigrants Even Further with new Hotline

Feb 09, 2015 05:01 PM EST

Many border patrol agents are insulted by the complaint lines, according to The Washington Times.


Obama's Immigrant Amnesty Will Cost States Billions of Dollars, Lawsuit Alleges

Jan 12, 2015 01:02 PM EST

The 25 states suing the Obama administration over its newly announced deportation amnesty program told a federal court this week that the program will cost states billions of dollars.

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Is Obama's Immigrant Action Legal? Top Law Professors Say It Is!

Nov 21, 2014 03:21 PM EST

President Barack Obama's executive immigration actions are legal, according to a letter written by ten prominent legal scholars and shared by the White House on Thursday.


Obama's Planned Executive Action on Immigration Will Add As Many Foreign Workers As Total Jobs Added Since 2009

Nov 20, 2014 02:24 PM EST

Obama's executive action will be announced at 8 p.m. Thursday evening, and part of that plan is expected to involve the distribution of five million work permits to illegal aliens. If this happens, combined with the near one million work permits already promised to foreigners, the foreign labor force will reach six million - the same amount of total jobs Obama's economy has added since 2009.


Obama To Announce Immigration Executive Action Thursday Despite Great Opposition and His Own Previous View

Nov 19, 2014 06:05 PM EST

It was revealed Wednesday that President Obama will indeed sidestep Congress on Thursday and announce his executive action plan during a primetime TV speech.

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Controversial Immigrant Detention Center Closes As New One Opens In Its Place

Nov 19, 2014 02:40 PM EST

While the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency said Tuesday that they will be closing the controversial Artesia, New Mexico detention center for illegal immigrant mothers and their children at the end of the month, the agency said they plan to open and expand other major detention centers for undocumented migrants.

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