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Obama Deportation

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...

Deporting Students: Who Are We Helping?

Kaitlyn Ridel | Posted 08.18.2012 | College
Kaitlyn Ridel

This decision comes during election time and is three years too late, but it also comes at a time where it is evident Congress is unable to pass comprehensive immigration reform.

Elise Foley

Disappointed Democrats Fight Obama On Immigration -- And Campaign For Him | Elise Foley | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), one of President Barack Obama's most vocal critics on immigration, was sitting at dinner with his family a...

BREAKING: ICE To Suspend Over 16,000 Deportations

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 04.25.2012 | Latino Voices

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Immigration officials have offered to shelve 7.5 percent of deportation cases under a massive review of the backlogged U.S. syste...

Immigration Activists Rally Against Planned Detention Center

Posted 03.31.2012 | Chicago

Some 30 people on Friday kicked off a three-day march from Chicago's Little Village neighborhood to south suburban Crete, the site of a proposed deten...

Elise Foley

Thousands Of Parents Deported By ICE | Elise Foley | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the first half of 2011 alone, nearly 46,500 parents of U.S.-born children were forced to leave the country, according to a report rel...

Elise Foley

DHS Expanding Deportation Reviews To 4 More Cities | Elise Foley | Posted 03.30.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Homeland Security will begin to close deportation cases in Seattle, Detroit, New Orleans and Orlando after it temporar...

Gabriel Lerner

How Many People Have Really Been Deported Under Obama? | Gabriel Lerner | Posted 03.09.2012 | Latino Voices

Many Latinos are critical of President Barack Obama's occasional championing of undocumented immigrant deportation, believing that Obama has broken h...

Obama's Support Among Latinos Keeps Sliding

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.22.2011 | Latino Voices

Despite the best efforts of the White House, including meetings with Hispanic leaders and journalists, support for President Obama among Latinos keeps...

Yolanda González Gómez

Amid Sea Of Deportations, One Man's Story | Yolanda González Gómez | Posted 11.18.2011 | Latino Voices

PLANO, Texas -- The worst shock of Maria Navarro's life came, fittingly, on Halloween. Weeks later, she still is afraid, asking that her real name not...

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 ...

Deportation Loophole Lets Thousands Live And Work In U.S. Indefinitely

Posted 11.29.2011 | Latino Voices

John has been slated for deportation -- for the last 20 years. The U.S. government renews his work permit annually. He has a driver’s license, and...

Elise Foley

Proposed Detention Centers Draw Criticism From Residents, Immigrant Groups | Elise Foley | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Proposed immigration detention facilities in Florida and New Jersey will be ringed with barbed wire and house people against their will ...

One Hand Clapping for Latest Obama Deportation Reforms

Bill Ong Hing | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Bill Ong Hing

Some suspect that Obama was enforcement-minded all along. However, others feel that the harsh enforcement is a manifestation of bad negotiation strategies by Obama in his effort to achieve comprehensive immigration reform.

Obama Intervenes: Famed SF Married Gay Couple May Escape Deportation

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.20.2011 | San Francisco

Due to a surprise announcement by the Obama administration to consider same-sex marriage in deportation decisions, as reported by The Huffington Post,...

WATCH: Anti-Deportation Protesters Arrested

Posted 10.18.2011 | Chicago

What began as the latest public hearing organized by a U.S. Department of Homeland Security task force to address deportation policy concerns ended in...

Elise Foley

Facing Deportation, DREAM Act Students Push For Deferred Action | Elise Foley | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is quietly halting some deportations of undocumented young people, after a memo in June that directed immigrati...

Obama Administration Deports Record Number Of Immigrants

AP | By SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Huge increases in deportations of people after they were arrested for breaking traffic or immigration laws or driving drunk helped ...

Elise Foley

WATCH: Luis Gutierrez Urges Obama To Halt Deportation Of DREAMers | Elise Foley | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez called last week for President Barack Obama to stop deporting undocumented young people, urging him to say, "I'm not...

Elise Foley

Undocumented Journalist And Students Push Obama To Halt Deportations | Elise Foley | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Undocumented journalist Jose Antonio Vargas and other young people without legal status called on Wednesday for the president to stop de...

Elise Foley

GOP Rep. Unveils Plan To Block Obama's Power On Deportations | Elise Foley | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Lamar Smith is working to gather support for a bill that would block the Obama administration's ability to take executive action on...

Unusual Methods Helped ICE Break Deportation Record

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For much of this year, the Obama administration touted its tougher-than-ever approach to immigration enforcement, culminating in a record number of de...

Dan Froomkin

Little Girl Who Challenged First Lady Is Right: Obama Is Deporting More Immigrants Than Ever | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A little girl became the face of the nation's immigration debate on Wednesday, when she told First Lady Michelle Obama about her mother's fear. "My m...