Saturday, November 24, 2012

Undocumented immigrants

  • Superstorm Sandy pushes some illegal immigrants further into the darkness

    "A disaster like this is much worse for an undocumented person than for a United States citizen or someone with some money.

  • Ill. law would allow undocumented immigrants to get driver's licenses

    CBS station WBBM in Chicago reported that the notion of allowing undocumented immigrants to get a legal driver's license has been going around for 14 years, but for the first eight years, the proposal never made it out of committee.

  • Illegal immigration's gifts

    When I was 21, I entered the United States illegally. In doing so, I broke the law and disrespected the country I now call home. But I don't regret coming to America.

  • Did illegal aliens steal the election for Obama?

    Kathy Shaidle is a blogging pioneer whose is now in its 12th year. Her most recent book - "The Tyranny of Nice: How Canada Crushes Freedom in the Name of Human Rights, and Why It Matters to Americans" - features an introduction by ...

  • Immigrants to Pay Tuition at Rate Set for Residents

    Thousands of illegal immigrants living in Massachusetts can qualify for state resident tuition rates at state colleges, under a policy laid out on Monday by Gov.

  • Hurricane Sandy's Forgotten Victims

    Hours later, Emma Bedals, an undocumented immigrant, was at Staten Island's center for immigrants, handing out lettuce heads, chicken, orange juice, and cereals to more than 200 people waiting in line.

  • Illinois pols back driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants

    According to information released by the Highway Safety Coalition, undocumented immigrants who drive without a license and insurance in Illinois are involved in about 80,000 accidents a year at a cost of $660 million.

  • Open thread: Should the Illinois legislature grant driver's licenses to ...

    The Illinois legislature is expected to consider a bill to allow people here illegally to obtain a driver's license after going through the same procedures as people who are currently allowed to obtain a driver's license (exams and fees, etc.

  • Steve Li stuck in immigration 'limbo'

    Li was a student at City College of San Francisco when immigration officials came to his Ingleside neighborhood home in September 2010 and took him away, eventually to a detention center in Arizona.

  • 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, ...

  • 300000 Undocumented Immigrants Have Applied for Deportation Reprieve

    In 2010, the House of Representatives passed the DREAM Act, a bill that would have given undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as minors a path to legalization.

  • Children of illegal immigrants deserve in-state tuition

    Governor Patrick's decision this week to allow certain illegal immigrants to qualify for in-state tuition rates at state universities is an important step toward resolving ambiguities in the federal immigration rules.

  • 11 illegal immigrants arrested in human-smuggling sting

    PHOENIX - Authorities in Maricopa County say 11 illegal immigrants have been arrested as part of an ongoing 30-day operation aimed at human smuggling.

  • 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.

  • Illinois Democrats propose driver's licenses for illegal immigrants

    Supporters say Illinois has roughly 250,000 illegal immigrants who drive without having passed the requisite road, written and vision tests.

  • Politicians back undocumented immigrant drivers bill

    Governor Pat Quinn and Mayor Rahm Emanuel are among those expressing their support for lwgislation that would allow as many as 250,000 undocumented immigrants to obtain drivers licenses in Illinois. Illinois would become the first major state to pass ...

  • Ill. officials push for illegal immigrant licenses

    CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois could become the third state in the U.S. to grant driver's licenses to illegal immigrants - a move top officials from both parties are pushing as a way to make roads safer and one that could have political implications for ...

  • Illegal immigrants in GA apply for deportation deferral

    DALTON, GA. (WRCB) - Georgia is among the top ten states that have illegal immigrants applying for a two-year deportation deferral, after the Obama administration passed a new immigration policy this summer.

  • Illegal immigrants could be getting driver licenses in Ill.

    Senate President John Cullerton and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel teamed up on Tuesday to announce their proposal to create a measure to put illegal immigrants behind the wheel legally. Currently there is an estimated 250,000 illegal immigrants driving ...

  • Immigrants Riot in Greek Detention Protest

    Police arrested 404 undocumented immigrants in Athens on Nov. 23 as the sweep known as Xenios Zeus picked up again after a lull.

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