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Illegal immigration drops after decade-long rise Published: Dec 6, 2012 "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 the U.S. dropped to an estimated 11.1 million last year from a peak of 12 million in 2007, part of an overall waning of Hispanic immigration. For the first time since 1910, Hispanic
Suit against immigration detainers to go forward Published: Dec 5, 2012 "A federal judge in Chicago ruled Tuesday that a lawsuit filed by the Heartland Alliance's National Immigrant Justice Center against the government's use of immigration detainers may proceed. U.S. District Judge John Z. Lee ruled that the plaintiffs, including U.S. citizen Jose Jimenez Moreno, may sue the government, the NIJC said in a statement. The NIJC
California Attorney General: Secure Communities is optional Published: Dec 5, 2012 "California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris told local law enforcement agencies Tuesday that they were not obligated to comply with a federal program whose stated goal is to deport illegal immigrants convicted of serious crimes. It was Harris' first public assessment of Secure Communities. Under the program launched in 2008, all arrestees' fingerprints are sent
Obama uncle in Mass. gets new deportation hearing 2 decades after being ordered to leave US Published: Dec 5, 2012 "President Barack Obama’s uncle is getting a new deportation hearing after an appeals board ordered the agency running the U.S. immigration court system to review his case. Onyango Obama, the half brother of the president’s late father, is from Kenya but has lived in the United States for decades. He was ordered by an immigration judge to leave
George W. Bush Renews Call For Immigration Reform Published: Dec 5, 2012 "Former President George W. Bush called on lawmakers to tackle immigration reform with a "benevolent spirit" during a conference on immigration and economic growth Tuesday morning. Bush said he hopes lawmakers shaping the nation's policies "keep in mind the contribution of immigrants" during introductory remarks at the event, which was hosted by the George
BIA Reopens Deportation Case for President Obama's Uncle Omar Published: Dec 4, 2012 The Boston Globe reports the following: "Last week, the Board of ­Immigration Appeals granted Onyango Obama’s request to ­reopen his immigration case based in part on his contention that his prior lawyer was ­ineffective, according to a government official with direct knowledge of the case. Obama’s new lawyers have also argued that
Pro-immigration conservatives to lobby Republicans Published: Dec 4, 2012 "On Tuesday, more than 250 activists plan to come to Washington for a debut of sorts, hosting a news conference and strategy session before heading to Capitol Hill for meetings with key lawmakers. Group leaders say they hope to bring a fresh, outsiders’ perspective to the debate, with testimonials from rural sheriffs, local preachers, even the
House to vote on increasing advanced-degree visas Published: Nov 30, 2012 "The STEM Jobs Act - named for the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics — was headed for passage in the Republican-led House, but it was unlikely to be taken up in the Democratic-controlled Senate and the Obama White House opposes it. The main point of contention is that the bill would offset the 55,000 permanent residency visas