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  • Federal judge stalls Obama’s executive action on immigration

    HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge in Texas on Monday temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, giving a coalition of 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit …


  • Obama waiting for House GOP to act on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — To the frustration of many of his supporters, President Barack Obama is backing away from immigration changes he could make on his own. He is kicking the …


  • Fewer health care options for illegal immigrants

    ALAMO, Texas (AP) — For years, Sonia Limas would drag her daughters to the emergency room whenever they fell sick. As an illegal immigrant, she had no health insurance, and …


  • Senate intern, a sex offender, faces deportation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Robert Menendez employed as an unpaid intern in his Senate office an illegal immigrant who was a registered sex offender, now under arrest by immigration authorities, …


  • Gov’t arrests illegal immigrant Senate intern

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez employed as an unpaid intern in his Senate office an illegal immigrant who was a registered sex offender, now under arrest by immigration …


  • Census: Whites no longer a majority in US by 2043

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections. That’s part of a historic shift that already is …


  • Gypsies take curious route through US to asylum

    DERBY LINE, Vermont (AP) — A minivan with California license plates and a dozen passengers zipped across the border between Vermont and Quebec in October, heading north in a southbound …


  • Illegal immigration drops after decade-long rise

    WASHINGTON (AP) — New census data released Thursday affirm a clear and sustained drop in illegal immigration, ending more than a decade of increases. The number of illegal immigrants in …


  • Illegal immigration drops after decade-long rise

    WASHINGTON (AP) — New census data released Thursday affirm a clear and sustained drop in illegal immigration, ending more than a decade of increases. The number of illegal immigrants in …


  • Brewer sued over license policy for immigrants

    PHOENIX (AP) — Immigrant rights advocates filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to overturn Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s order denying driver’s licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits …


  • Republicans propose plan for undocumented young

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Senate Republicans on Tuesday unveiled their version of the Dream Act, stalled legislation that would provide a path to legal status for hundreds of thousands of …


  • House to consider limited GOP immigration bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans still smarting from their poor showing among Hispanics in the presidential election are planning a vote next week on immigration legislation that would both expand …


  • Obama: Immigration reform to start early next year

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says America must “seize the moment” to seek an overhaul of the immigration system and he expects that work to start soon after his …


  • Obama: No evidence of security breach in scandal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday he has seen no evidence that national security was threatened by the widening sex scandal that ensnared his former CIA director and …


  • Senators propose comprehensive immigration changes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators on opposite sides of the aisle are proposing comprehensive changes to the immigration laws that would include a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 …


  • Senators discuss comprehensive immigration changes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators on opposite sides of the aisle are proposing comprehensive changes to the immigration laws that would include a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 …


  • Senators develop ‘comprehensive’ immigration plan

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators have hammered out a bipartisan “comprehensive, detailed blueprint” to overhaul immigration policy, and their plan includes a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million …


  • Boehner says Obama should take lead on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says it’s time to change the nation’s immigration policies and called on President Barack Obama to take the lead in coming up with …


  • Given 2nd term, Obama now facing new urgent task

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama faces a new urgent task now that he has a second term, working with a status-quo Congress to address an impending financial crisis that …


  • Illegal immigrant in Fla. fights for law license

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man’s bid to become the first illegal immigrant to obtain a law license in the United States met skepticism Tuesday from most of the …


  • Fla. justices question law license for immigrant

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Most of the Florida Supreme Court justices appear skeptical of granting a law license to an illegal immigrant. The seven justices heard oral arguments Tuesday in …


  • Calif. gov. OKs bill on illegal immigrant licenses

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some illegal immigrants could get California drivers licenses under a bill that Gov. Jerry Brown announced he signed into law late Sunday. AB2189 by Assemblyman Gil …


  • Gay couples may get reprieve in deportation cases

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security is planning to issue a policy memo stating that illegal immigrants with American same-sex partners are eligible to have their deportations …


  • Immigrant requests strain consulates, schools

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Schools in Yakima, Wash., are taking nearly a month to deliver transcripts to former students. The Mexican consulate in Denver introduced Saturday hours last month after …


  • Hispanics the focus as Romney pushes ahead

    MIAMI (AP) — Hispanics are the focus as the race for the White House moves to Florida, a presidential battleground where a charged immigration debate is under way as President …


  • Groups protest Ariz. immigration law’s enforcement

    PHOENIX (AP) — A day after the most contentious provision of Arizona’s immigration law took effect, rallies were held around Phoenix to protest the mandate that civil rights activists say …


  • Arizona immigration law spurs education campaign

    PHOENIX (AP) — A day after the most contentious provision of Arizona’s immigration law took effect, rallies were planned around Phoenix to protest the law that civil rights activists contend …


  • Texas town’s rental ban to get second hearing

    DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas suburb’s long, expensive fight to ban illegal immigrants from renting homes will have perhaps its most important hearing before a largely conservative group of judges …


  • Judge: Police to enforce Ariz. immigration law now

    PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Arizona ruled Tuesday that police can immediately start enforcing the most contentious section of the state’s immigration law, marking the first time officers can …


  • Romney makes fresh appeal to Latino voters

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney is making a fresh appeal to Latino voters and trying to cut into President Barack Obama’s advantage with a key portion of the …

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