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When the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a permanent injunction last week blocking former Arizona Governor Jan Brewer’s executive order denying driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants with work permits, it felt a little bit like deja vu. As Congress continues to stall on comprehensive reform, more and more states are grappling for control […]

Elias Soto Sanchez’s chief concern as an ambulance carried him north to a hospital in San Antonio was not his broken right foot — it was his wife. “You cannot go with me,” Blanca Soto recalled her husband saying when he phoned from the ambulance. The couple has raised three children while living in the […]

Several hundred people, rallying under cries to “boycott racism” and “stand on the side of love,” descended on the Arizona State Capitol to protest a string of legislative proposals they’ve dubbed “anti-immigrant.” Carlos Garcia, director of the migrant rights group Puente Arizona, said he organized the protest, along with a coalition of 15 other community […]

To her family, Ada Caso is known as la comunista — the communist. And in a Cuban American family, that’s as bad as it gets. Though the label is mostly tongue-in-cheek, her liberal political bent makes her an outlier in her mostly conservative family. “I’ve always been the black sheep in my family,” she said. Caso, […]

Ricardo Garza was just a few footsteps from freedom when the trouble started. He had posted bail and was on his way out the door of the Grand Prairie Police Department Detention Center — where he had been booked on charges of driving while intoxicated — when a jailer began asking questions. “I was maybe […]

Check out the latest in immigration news. For 35 years, immigration attorney David Wenger witnessed the gut-wrenching tales of the deported: fathers and mothers being torn apart from their children, ordered to leave the country. Over and over again, Wenger says he saw the same story play out in court. Parents begged to stay. Their […]

BROOKLINE, N.H. (AP) — Illegal immigration is a top concern for New Hampshire voters, and Republican presidential candidates are being faced with tough questions from voters in this small, mostly white, state on how they will handle the issue if elected. People in New Hampshire live nearly 2,400 miles from El Paso, Texas, one of […]

Check out the latest in immigration news. The long-running immigration debate, which has intensified during the Republican presidential primary campaign, has focused mostly on how to deal with immigrants who are in this country illegally, how and whether to provide them with a path to citizenship and how to prevent others from entering this country […]

Check out the latest in immigration news. U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said on Wednesday that his department has been consulting social media in reviews of immigration applications since early this year, hitting back at criticism that U.S. authorities are not doing enough to weed out potential security threats. The Department of Homeland Security […]

Here is the latest in immigration news. The Supreme Court moved President Obama a step closer Tuesday to getting a final verdict before leaving office on his plan to protect more than 4 million undocumented immigrants from threatened deportation. The justices turned down Texas’ request for an additional month to respond to the Justice Department’s request for a high […]