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Obama Deportation Policy

Roque Planas

Obama's Deportation Relief Delay Could Dampen Latino Interest In Democrats | Roque Planas | Posted 09.09.2014 | Latino Voices

President Barack Obama's decision over the weekend to delay, for a second time, a promised change to his administration's record-setting deportation p...

Elise Foley

Immigration Activists Livid After Obama Delays Deportation Relief | Elise Foley | Posted 09.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration reform groups warned Saturday that the president's decision to put off executive action on deportations until after the elec...

Elise Foley

Immigration Activists Fight For Reform On Multiple Fronts | Elise Foley | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Democrats and immigration advocates continue to pressure Republicans to pass immigration reform and push President Barack Obama to ha...

Why Is the Federal Government Orphaning Children?

Gordon Whitman | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics
Gordon Whitman

It is still the case that less than 15 percent of immigration detentions are of people who pose a threat to public safety, the people ICE says it is prioritizing. The consequence for American families is devastating

Elise Foley

New DHS Secretary: 'Deportation Quotas' Aren't A Good Idea | Elise Foley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newly-confirmed Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) in a Dec. 12 letter that he opposes setting quota...

Our Economy Profits From All Undocumented Workers

Laura Merriman | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics
Laura Merriman

In his second term, President Obama must drastically change his administration's deportation policies and work towards a comprehensive, and fair, path to citizenship for undocumented workers.

Elise Foley

Thousands Apply For Deferred Action Immigration Waiver On First Day | Elise Foley | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Nayeli Manzano, a 16-year-old undocumented immigrant, woke at midnight Wednesday after about an hour of sleep. A friend had called, saying ...

DHS: Deportation Proposal Could Cost $585 Million

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 07.26.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's new plan to grant temporary work permits to many young, undocumented immigrants who otherwise could be depor...

Review Of 300,000 Deportation Cases Begins

Posted 11.17.2011 | Latino Voices

Today, the Department of Homeland Security will begin its review of the 300,000 pending deportation cases, distinguishing between "high priority" and ...

Elise Foley

House Republicans Move Forward With Subpoena Effort On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans on the immigration subcommittee voted on Wednesday to authorize a subpoena of the Obama administration over its deport...

Elise Foley

Undocumented Immigrant Forced To Return To Detention After Surgery, Family Says | Elise Foley | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Balal Parveez, a 22-year-old born in Pakistan, underwent a chest surgery on Thursday. No family members were there to comfort him afterw...

Elise Foley

DREAM Act-Eligible Man Faces Deportation, Despite Policy Change | Elise Foley | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

Shamir Ali, a 25-year-old born in Bangladesh, was at work at a Miami luxury car dealership last week when federal officers raided the company. FBI off...

Elise Foley

Republicans Push Back On Obama Deportation Policy | Elise Foley | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans plan to hold hearings, perhaps within the next three weeks, to fight back against a new Obama administration deportati...

Elise Foley

GOP Candidates Mainly Quiet On Undocumented Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ahead of the Wednesday night GOP presidential debate, groups that work against undocumented immigration are voicing concern that the can...