Immigration News

CQ reported that lawmakers from both parties are attempting to influence the Department of Homeland Security’s implementation of a new deportation policy. In letters sent Tuesday to DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano and Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., a group of 69 House Democrats asked...

The Chicago Sun Times reported that opponents of illegal immigrants are so busy portraying the Obama administration’s new relaxed deportation policy as a back-door amnesty program that Rep. Luis Gutierrez is worried some people are going to get the wrong idea, namely the immigrants themselves....

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is amending its regulations to enable U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to migrate from a paper file-based, nonintegrated systems environment to an electronic customer-focused, centralized case management environment for benefit processing. This transformation process will allow USCIS to...

The Associated Press reported that A federal judge in Birmingham is poised to hear arguments from the Obama administration and others Wednesday over whether a new Alabama immigration law constitutes an unfair assault on civil liberties or is a long-overdue effort to protect American jobs...

The Associated Press reported that Mexico’s net outflow of migrants has fallen to “almost nothing,” as fewer migrants entered Mexico, but the number leaving dropped even faster, the government’s statistical unit said Monday. A report by the National Statistics Institute says Mexico lost about 0.09...

The Associated Press reported that many illegal immigrants who were facing deportation despite having no criminal record will be allowed to stay in the country and apply for a work permit under new rules from the Homeland Security Department. Republicans are balking at the change....