Immigration News

The Huffington Post reported that Senate Democrats are planning to quickly revisit immigration reform after President Barack Obama's inauguration, according to several Democratic sources.What type of legislation they will end up pushing has yet to be discussed in detail. But the party feels emboldened by...

The Huffington Post reported that President Barack Obama won reelection on Tuesday thanks in part to near-record levels of support from Latino voters, who came out in huge numbers to support him over GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney.An impreMedia-Latino Decisions poll released Tuesday as an...

Rollcall.com reported that House and Senate negotiators hope that legislation granting additional permanent visas to highly skilled immigrants could be revived before the end of the year. But the presidential election makes finding a compromise more difficult.Staffers from the offices of House Judiciary Chairman Lamar...

The Hill.com reported that The Justice Department’s immigration courts have become less productive despite hiring more judges to handle deportation cases, according to a report released Thursday.The report, issued by the DOJ’s inspector general (IG), found that the number of cases completed by the Executive...

USCIS announced the availability of a revised Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker. USCIS says that editions dated January 6, 2010 and later will be accepted until December 30, 2012. After this date, they will only accept the October 1, 2012 edition....

Bloomberg Businessweek reported that for those in favor of immigration reform, it might have been a relief that the presidential candidates spent more time describing how workers overseas are stealing American jobs than they did accusing foreign workers of stealing jobs right here in the...

The Hill.com reported that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said on Wednesday that more than 3,000 young illegal immigrants are applying for deferred deportation every day under the administration’s new immigration policy.About 200,000 young people in the country illegally have applied to defer their deportation...

The Huffington Post reported that nearly 4,600 young undocumented immigrants have been granted deferred action under the Obama administration, lifting their fears of being deported and allowing them to work legally, according to figures released by the Department of Homeland Security on Friday.The speed with...