Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday vetoed the TRUST Act, legislation that would have limited how local law enforcement implement Secure Communities.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach — perhaps the most ardent immigration hardliner among Republican officials — succeeded in convincing his party to get tougher on illegal immigration.
With the ongoing excitement over the Deferred Action program for DREAMer students, it’s hard to remember (outside Arizona) that there are some states still trying to enforce their own versions of immigration law.
Saying opponents of Arizona’s immigration law are merely speculating about racial profiling, Jan Brewer has asked a federal judge to reject a bid to prevent police from enforcing the statute’s most contentious section.
Mexican officials condemned a fatal, cross-border shooting of a Mexican citizen by U.S. Border Patrol agents that took place on Saturday, July 7.
On Aug. 10, a traveling judge will take the bench in an Alleghany County, N.C. courtroom and, before the day is over, decide the fate of three children.
Immigrants arrested for minor traffic violations won’t get flagged for possible deportation proceedings until after they’re convicted, immigration officials announced on Friday.
Federal prosecutors said Friday there was insufficient evidence to pursue charges against a U.S. Border Patrol agent in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Mexican national in 2010.
Senate Democrats announced a game plan on Tuesday for dealing with immigration law SB 1070, should the Supreme Court rule in Arizona's favor.
The U.S. Supreme Court takes up yet another incendiary election issue Wednesday when it hears arguments on a controversial Arizona law that targets illegal immigrants.
ICE announced Monday the arrest of more than 3,100 convicted criminals and illegal re-entrants within a six-day period last week.
The Supreme Court should reject Arizona's anti-illegal immigration law and send a cautionary message to states about overbearing immigration legislation.
A fiscal year 2013 budget brief released by Homeland Security today has some details on the Obama administration’s immigration enforcement priorities, and one of the losers is the federal-local partnership known as 287(g).
In fiscal year 2011, the Obama administration broke its own deportation record for the second straight year, deporting close to 400,000 people in the year that ended last Sept. 30.