Immigration News

The Immigration Policy Center reports that Washington politicians want to force American employers to use the electronic employment verification system, but the system is still not ready. On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) took a step toward remedying the database error...

Matter of Guevara Alfaro, ID 3705, 25 I&N Dec. 417 (BIA 2011) - (1) Any intentional sexual conduct by an adult with a child involves moral turpitude, as long as the perpetrator knew or should have known that the victim was under the age of...

The Wall Street Journal reported that the federal government is requiring as many as 1,000 companies to turn over their employment records for inspection, part of an expanding crackdown on businesses suspected of hiring illegal immigrants, according to people close to the Department of Homeland...

Matter of Nelson, ID 3704, 25 I&N Dec. 410 (BIA 2011) - Once an alien has been convicted of an offense that stops the accrual of the 7-year period of continuous residence required for cancellation of removal under section 240A(a) of the Immigration and Nationality...

The following was posted on the selective service website: ATTENTION, UNDOCUMENTED MALES & IMMIGRANT SERVICING GROUPS! Selective Service does not collect any information which would indicate whether or not you are undocumented. You want to protect yourself for future U.S. citizenship and other government benefits...

AFP reports that US immigration authorities have more than quadrupled the number of jobsite inspections for illegal workers in two years, a government report said Wednesday. In fiscal year 2010, officials with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) initiated a "record" 2,746 worksite enforcement investigations, said...

The Huffington Post reported that President Obama called on Congress, once again, to tackle the issue of comprehensive immigration reform. In his first remarks on the topic since the Senate voted down the DREAM Act -- which would have provided young people a path to...