Immigration News

ABC News/Univision reported that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) urged her colleagues to act on comprehensive immigration reform on the first day of the 113th Congress, where immigration is expected to take center stage.During opening remarks of the new Congress on Thursday afternoon,...

Newsmax reported that The easing of visa requirements for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants this week is being hailed as a positive step toward immigration reform in the United States, The Washington Post reports.  The rule change by the Obama Administration makes it less...

Officials from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said that 409,849 immigrants were deported in 2012, a record number. As President Obama has given speeches that sound pro-immigrant, his employees have been arresting and deporting as many immigrants as possible, including many with U.S. citizen children....

ABC News/Univision reported that The road to a green card will be less burdensome for some spouses, children and parents of U.S. citizens after an administrative change announced today by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).The change will cut down on the amount of time...

The Los Angeles Times reported that the Obama administration eased the way Wednesday for illegal immigrants who are immediate relatives of American citizens to apply for permanent residency, a change that could affect as many as 1 million of the estimated 11 million immigrants unlawfully...

The Huffington Post reported that despite a bruising fiscal cliff battle that managed to set the stage for an even more heated showdown that will likely take place in a matter of months, President Barack Obama is planning to move full steam ahead with the...

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced the posting of a final rule in the Federal Register that reduces the time U.S. citizens are separated from their immediate relatives (spouse, children and parents), who are in the process of obtaining visas to become lawful...

The Washington Post reported that President Obama says immigration is his major second-term priority, on par with his push for health care in his first term, according to an interview aired Sunday that continues to boost the issue to the top of the political conversation.“Fixing...

The Associated Press reported that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement reached its highest number yet of companies audited for illegal immigrants on their payrolls this past fiscal year.Audits of employer I-9 forms increased from 250 in fiscal year 2007 to more than 3,000 in 2012. From fiscal years 2009...