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Obama Didn't Mention Deportation Raid Rift In State Of The Union

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's (basically nonexistent) comments on immigration during his final State of the Union address left out at least o...

Obama Facing Party Flare-Up Over Deportation Raids Hours Before State Of The Union

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama comes to Congress on Tuesday for the State of the Union, he'll be facing a bit of insurrection within his ow...

El Salvador Deemed Too Dangerous For Peace Corps, But Not For Deportees

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.13.2016 | Politics

The Obama administration considers El Salvador too dangerous for Peace Corps volunteers, but will continue to send mothers and children with orders fo...

White House Isn't Backing Down On Deportation Raids Targeting Families

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House plans to stay the course on its policies toward undocumented mothers and children fleeing violence in Central America, e...

Nancy Pelosi: Mothers And Children Picked Up In Deportation Raids Face Mortal Danger

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) criticized President Barack Obama's recent deportation raids, telling reporters on Thursday that some of...

Immigrant Rights Groups Will Start Protesting Obama Again

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.06.2015 | Latino Voices

Several immigrant rights groups announced Tuesday that they will spend a week protesting the deportation and detention policies of President Barack Ob...

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

Obama Won't Say If Deportation Changes Will Be Pushed Until After Election | Elise Foley | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama skirted a question on Friday over whether he will push back changes to deportation policy until after the midterm...

Roque Planas

Here's An Immigrant Imprisonment Program That Obama Could Stop Without Congress | Roque Planas | Posted 06.03.2014 | Latino Voices

Last month, in the face of growing pressure from immigrant rights activists, Hispanic politicians and Democratic allies, President Barack Obama ordere...

Obama: Tacos And Tequila Are 'Not Punishment'

Posted 03.24.2014 | Latino Voices

The World Cup has a way of bringing out the patriot in most people. So when President Barack Obama spoke with Univision’s radio program "El Bueno, L...

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

Danielle Schlanger

House Democrats Call To End Deportation | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eight House Democrats called Wednesday for the president to halt the deportation of undocumented immigrants and stop separating families...

Howard Fineman

Obama Failing Heart Of Immigration Debate | Howard Fineman | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For President Barack Obama, immigration reform can't come soon enough. His political brand is all about inclusivity and civil rights. Ye...

Elise Foley

Families Continue To Be Separated As Immigration Talks Move Forward | Elise Foley | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Brenda Guzman-Sandoval, a married mother of five U.S. citizens, was deported earlier this month after advocacy efforts to keep her in th...

Elise Foley

Obama Could Hit Massive Deportation Toll | Elise Foley | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As lawmakers debate the Obama administration's commitment to immigration enforcement, a report released last week shows that 2 million p...

WATCH: Boy Receives Horrible, Ironic News On Day Of Obama Immigration Speech

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.30.2013 | Latino Voices

President Barack Obama's speech calling for Congress to push forward with immigration reform on Tuesday in Las Vegas was great news for many. But f...

Elise Foley

The Road Forward: A New Way Forward On Immigration Reform? | Elise Foley | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two categories of numbers define President Barack Obama's handling of immigration policy -- and the challenge he faces on this incendiar...

The Immigrant Vote and the Republican Party: Language Is Not the Issue

Donald Kerwin | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
Donald Kerwin

To win a substantial share of the immigrant and minority vote, better messaging will not suffice. The Republican Party will need to embrace Bush's vision in word, but mostly in deed.

Elise Foley

House Republicans Make Puzzling Accusation | Elise Foley | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Judiciary Committee unleashed its latest attack Friday on the Obama administration for its immigration enforcement: a claim th...

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 ...

Elise Foley

Steve King To Janet Napolitano: See You In Litigation | Elise Foley | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) thanked Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Thursday for making her first appearance bef...

Will Obama Unclog California?

| Ryan Gabrielson | Posted 06.28.2012 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By Ryan Gabrielson California’s clogged immigration courts are likely to receive relief ...

Immigration Isn't Most Important Issue For Latino Voters: Poll

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

Latino voters count immigration as the third most important issue, behind health care and unemployment, according to a poll out on Monday from Gallup....

Marco Rubio, Clarence Thomas, and Immigration

Marcus Bright | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics
Marcus Bright

Why should Obama's declaration matter if Rubio's genuine objective is to improve the lives of many undocumented immigrants through more comprehensive immigration reforms?

Janell Ross

Deported Parents Lose Custody Of Kids In U.S. | Janell Ross | Posted 06.20.2012 | Latino Voices

On Aug. 10, a traveling judge will take the bench in an Alleghany County, N.C. courtroom and, before the day is over, decide the fate of three childre...