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Alejandro Mayorkas

Senate Confirms Nominee To No. 2 Homeland Security Post

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed immigration director Alejandro Mayorkas to be the No. 2 official at the Department of Homleand Security. ...

Key Homeland Security Nominee Approved By Senate Panel

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee has approved President Barack Obama's pick to be the No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department. Democ...

Top Homeland Security Nominee Faces Scrutiny Over Concerning Allegations

AP | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's nominee to become the No. 2 official in charge of the Homeland Security Department urged government employ...

White House Defends Homeland Security Pick Amid Investigation

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House's top lawyer is defending President Barack Obama's nominee to be the No. 2 official at the Department of Homeland Securi...

Republican To Boycott Hearing On Obama Pick

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- A Republican senator is boycotting a hearing on President Barack Obama's nominee for No. 2 at the Department ...

Probe Into Official Could Have Campaign Reverberations

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An internal investigation of President Barack Obama's choice to be the No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department has the potent...

Obama Nominee Faces Serious Probe

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's choice to be the No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department is under investigation for his role in...

Now We Are Stealing American Spouses Too

Prerna Lal | Posted 08.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Prerna Lal

The Supreme Court's decision to strike down Section 3 of DOMA as unconstitutional comes as a boon for so many same-sex, bi-national couples similarly situated, who have been separated and borne the brunt of discriminatory immigration laws for far too long.

Obama Official Knows Immigration Process Is Bad For Entrepreneurs -- And Is Working On It

AP | By RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 01.28.2013 | Technology

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The Obama administration's top immigration official says his agency is working to attract and keep more foreign-born high-te...

Elise Foley

Mississippi Joins Lawsuit Against Obama Immigration Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The state of Mississippi joined a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration over its decision to stop deporting some undocument...

Elise Foley

Deferred Action Applications To Cost $465, Won't Lead To Enforcement Proceedings

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Young undocumented immigrants who apply for deferred action under a new Obama administration policy can be confident that the informatio...

The Dream Team for Winning the Future

Jonathan Padilla | Posted 05.02.2012 | College
Jonathan Padilla

My own former roommate here at Harvard graduated last year with honors, but because of failure of the government to act, is relegated to work in occupations where he can't utilize the skills he acquired at arguably the best university in the world.

Alex Wagner

White Houe Criticized On Skilled Worker Visa Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Wagner | Posted 10.18.2011 | Business

The White House has been dragging its feet on implementing basic administrative reforms that would ameliorate the country's broken immigration system,...