White House Denies Reports President is Planning Large Scale Amnesty for Immigrants

Washington, D.C. - Earlier this month the United State Immigration and Customs Services issued a proposal seeking federal contractors who could handle printing nearly 34 million green cards and work permits over the next five years. To a plethora…

Federal Authorities and Local Law Enforcement Clash over Immigration Detainers

Newark, NJ- Federal immigration authorities say local law enforcement agencies are thwarting their efforts to capture and deport undocumented immigrants accused of crimes by refusing to honor immigration detainers. In their first disclosure…

Cuban Migration Continues to Rise, Many Arriving on Florida Coast

Ft. Lauderdale, FL- With travel restrictions lifted, more and more Cubans are entering the U.S. and while some are coming via air or land, many are still making the perilous journey across the Atlantic on makeshift vessels. New federal data…

Maricopa County Officer Caught on Video Threatening to Shoot Immigrant

Buckeye, AZ- Law enforcement in Maricopa County is once again facing criticism for the way their treatment immigrants. This time an officer is the small town of Buckeye, Arizona, was caught on video threatening to kill an immigrant he pulled…

President Obama Announces Potential Changes to HB-1 Visa Program

Washington, D.C. - Last week, President Obama announced he is considering using executive orders to change the HB-1 visa system that would allow recipients to remain in the U.S. and possibly prevent tech companies from relocating in other countries.…

California City Sued for Wrongfully Detaining Immigrant

Baldwin Park, CA- When it comes to the rights of immigrants, California is one of the most progressive states, passing laws that give immigrants protection against prolonged detention, and the right to obtain driver’s licenses. But a new lawsuit…

Immigration Advocates Accuse ICE of Overly Aggressive

Washington, DC- Immigration advocates say the agents for Immigration and Customs Enforcement are too aggressive in their efforts to apprehend undocumented immigrants and are calling on President Obama to take action and safeguard more people…

Immigration Critics say Liberian Man with Ebola Shouldn’t Have Been Granted a Visa

Washington, D.C. - The first case of Ebola in the U.S. was, unsurprisingly, met with some hysteria, but that’s not all, immigration advocates, who favor lower immigration numbers, have also suggested that the U.S. bar anyone from countries…

Immigrant Women Allege Sexual Abuses and Detention Center

Karnes City, TX- A federal lawsuit alleges that at guards and faculty at a South Texas immigration detention center sexually abused women being held at the facility. The complaint filed by attorneys for the Mexican American Legal Defense and…

Feds to Fund Attorneys for Immigrant Children and Other News

Washington, D.C.-Thousands of immigrant children will get the legal representation they need when they head to immigration court or meet with immigration officials now that the Obama Administration has set aside a fund for this purpose. On…