Thursday, November 15, 2012

Undocumented immigrants

  • on Illegal Immigration: Recalibration, not Capitulation

    Much of the post-election chatter has focused on the Republicans' problems with Hispanic voters, and with good reason. In 2004, George W. Bush won 45 percent of the Hispanic vote, and it seemed that the GOP was well on its way to winning the hearts, ...

  • Aldermen push for driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants

    The state legislation they're pushing would offer, what Ald. Joe Moreno (1st) called "economic empowerment" to undocumented immigrants by requiring all Illinois drivers to be trained, tested, licensed and insured. That includes undocumented immigrants.

  • ID Cards For Undocumented Immigrants In LA: Student & Immigrant Face Off In ...

    LA's controversial decision to distribute ID cards to undocumented immigrants has been met by opponents who say the cards reward lawbreakers.

  • PICKET: Gallup shows only 37 percent support path to citizenship for illegal ...

    The poll also finds a significant partisan gap in ratings of immigration priorities. By 82% to 48%, Republicans are much more likely than Democrats to say that stopping illegal immigration should be a top priority. However, by a smaller 49% to 25 ...

  • Idea of the Day: Legalizing Undocumented Immigrants Would Allow Progress on ...

    True immigration reform that deals practically and responsibly with the 11 million people living in the United States without immigration status has proven elusive over the past decade. Partisan gridlock has repeatedly prevented Congress from ...

  • Traffic stop uncovers dozens of illegal immigrants in SW Houston

    Federal officials have rounded up 20 to 24 illegal immigrants discovered early Thursday morning at a southwest Houston home near Hillcroft and Edgemoor.

  • Poll: Majority supports path to citizenship for illegal immigrants

    More than half of all Americans support a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, according to a poll released Wednesday, giving further ammunition to those pressing for comprehensive immigration reform.

  • Hiding In Plain Sight: New York's Undocumented Immigrants and Hurricane Sandy

    Although it is no longer front page news, thousands of New Yorkers are still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. But one group of New Yorkers has gone unnoticed in the recovery: undocumented immigrants. As a former undocumented immigrant ...

  • Majority in US support legalization of undocumented immigrants, poll shows

    Published November 14, 2012. EFE. Americans support a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States by 57 percent to 39 percent, according to an ABC News/Washington Post poll released Wednesday.

  • Illegal Immigrants Pushing For US Law Licenses

    It's not enough that illegal immigrants in the U.S. get driver's licenses, taxpayer-subsidized college educations and backdoor amnesty from the president, now there's a nationwide push for the right to practice law.

  • PCSO: 700 pounds of marijuana in illegal immigrants' car

    Deputies say they found over 700 pounds of marijuana with two illegal immigrants during a traffic stop on Wednesday. The suspects, 24-year-old Abdul Cortes-Reyes and 31-year-old Ignacio Cienfuego-Varela were pulled over by Pima County Sheriff's ...

  • Illegal Status Keeps Immigrant Tenants in Poor Housing

    Eighty percent of its residents are illegal immigrants, says Tejada, and the landlord has threatened to report them to immigration authorities if they complain about conditions there.

  • Illinois Wants Driver's Licenses for the Undocumented

    What is needed are "real solutions" for a problem that involves some 250,000 undocumented immigrants in the state who are estimated to drive without either a license or car insurance, Dennis Ryan, vice president of Holy Cross Hospital, told a press ...

  • Legalize it! The stark generational divide on pot, gay marriage and illegal ...

    Delicious. Strong majorities of adults under age 30 support gay marriage and a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, and a majority supports legalizing small amounts of marijuana according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

  • Houston man gets prison in human smuggling case

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A Houston man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison in a human smuggling case and wreck that left an illegal immigrant dead. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Wednesday sentenced 22-year-old Leonel ...

  • Colorado Legislators Will Be Pressed on Immigrant Tuition

    College tuition reductions for undocumented immigrants will be a hot topic in Colorado's upcoming legislative session. The state's Democratic-controlled legislature will be pressed to pass a bill that would cut costs for students who have spent years ...

  • Senators weigh citizenship path for illegal immigrants

    In exit polls on Tuesday, The Associated Press found 65 percent favored offering most illegal immigrants workers in the United States a chance to apply for legal status, more than double the number who said most should be deported.

  • Obama launches gradual effort toward amnesty for illegal immigrants

    President Barack Obama began pushing Wednesday for a critical move toward a Democrat-boosting immigration amnesty, declaring that an increased Latino "sense of empowerment and civic participation … is going to be powerful and good for the country.

  • Plaintiff in tip-pool suit worked illegally in Aspen for eight years

    Faced with allegations that it runs an illegal tipping pool, Cache Cache claims that the federal suit lacks merit because its sole plaintiff so far, Sandro Torres, entered the United States as an illegal immigrant and used phony documentation to get a ...

  • PCSO: Exotic dancer caught smuggling 6 illegal immigrants

    ELOY, AZ - Authorities say a woman, who claims to be an exotic dancer, was caught driving six illegal immigrants from Tucson to Phoenix.

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