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Report finds wave of Mexican immigration to U.S. has ended Published: Apr 24, 2012 "Net migration from Mexico to the United States has come to a statistical standstill, stalling one of the most significant demographic trends of the last four decades. Amid an economic downturn and increased enforcement at the U.S.-Mexico border, the number of Mexicans coming to the United States dropped significantly, while the number of those returning
Arizona immigration law: states vs. Obama at US Supreme Court, again‎ Published: Apr 23, 2012 "On April 25, the issue before the justices is whether Arizona exceeded its authority when it passed a tough immigration enforcement statute, Senate Bill 1070, designed to encourage illegal immigrants to pack up and leave. The Arizona strategy is called 'attrition through enforcement.' The Arizona case comes roughly a month after 26 states argued at the
Students Walk Out of Napolitano Speech Published: Apr 20, 2012 "Students at the University of California Los Angeles walked out as Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano addressed the immigration controversy. Expanding on national security issues spanning from international threats to natural disasters, Napolitano said the government prioritizes issues of homeland security, border security and immigration."
Rubio to propose GOP immigration reform Published: Apr 19, 2012 "Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's push for a Republican version of immigration legislation looks like the answer to the election-year prayers of the GOP -- and Mitt Romney. Rubio -- the son of Cuban exiles and potential vice presidential pick -- is pulling together a bill that would allow young illegal immigrants to remain in the United States but denies them
Immigration groups plan march against SB1070 Published: Apr 13, 2012 "Immigration rights groups are planning to protest when Arizona's immigration enforcement law goes before the U.S. Supreme Court. Advocacy groups such as Somos America and the American Civil Liberties Union will announce plans Friday in downtown Phoenix for a march against state and federal immigration policies. To be held April 25, the march is meant to
Feds Gave 'Conflicting' Answers on Controversial Immigration Program: Report Published: Apr 12, 2012 "Federal officials provided “unclear and conflicting responses to inquiries and concerns” related to the federal immigration program known as Secure Communities that Governor Andrew Cuomo opted out of last year, according to a new report. Though Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency did not intentionally mislead the public, the report finds, it did
Protesters rally against ICE's deportation program in Montgomery County Published: Apr 11, 2012 "Dozens of protesters rallied Tuesday in Montgomery County against a federal program that gives immigration authorities access to fingerprints of prisoners. “It's because of the Secure Communities program that many families like mine are facing separation,” said Florinda Lorenzo, an illegal immigrant from Guatemala. Opponents say the U.S. Immigration and
Proposed changes to Alabama immigration law to be reviewed in legislature today Published: Apr 11, 2012 "HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- While a proposal to amend Alabama's far-reaching immigration law is being touted as a sensible update of last year's bill, a leading immigrant rights group said Tuesday the revised bill needs to be defeated. Leaders of the Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice, said the measure - House Bill 658 - won't undo the effects of last