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DHS Secretary To Parents: Don't Send Your Children To U.S. Illegally

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson penned an open letter over the weekend to parents who may be considering sending their children ...

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Obama Administration To 'Surge' Immigration Enforcement On Border

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration plans to "surge" its immigration enforcement, open facilities to detain families and provide additional support...

Another Republican Ties Terrorist To Latino Border-Crossers

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) said at a town hall meeting this week that more border security is needed to keep terrorists from posing as Hispanic to en...

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Senate Immigration Deal To Go For Vote Monday

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is set to hold its first vote Monday on a broad amendment that addresses border security and other GOP concerns with the comp...

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Napolitano Argues Against Key Immigration Reform Element

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said on Tuesday that tying green cards to immigration reform would be counterproductive, th...

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Janet Napolitano: Immigration Enforcement Money Can't Just Be Thrown At Border

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano attempted on Wednesday to veer the debate on immigration from the border to interior enforc...

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From Drones To Dreamers: Most Important Aspects Of Immigration Framework

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan working group in the Senate will publicly unveil its immigration reform framework on Monday. The text, though, is already o...

Infographic: The Truth About Border Enforcement

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2013 | Latino Voices

Border enforcement has radically changed in the past decade thanks to legislation such as the Secure Fence Act. Yet there are those that still believ...

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Immigration Enforcement Costlier Than FBI, Drug Enforcement, Guns Combined

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United States spends more money on immigration enforcement -- nearly $18 billion in the 2012 fiscal year -- than on its other law en...

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Americans Say Immigration Reform Should Be Priority

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than two-thirds of Americans believe immigration reform should be a priority during President Barack Obama's second term, according...

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Mitt Romney Dismisses Most Undocumented Workers As Unskilled

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney used an oft-repeated line at a "Univision Candidate Forum" Wednesday about how he would ha...

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Perry Claims Obama Encourages Unauthorized Immigration By Minors

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry accused the Obama administration last week of skirting its immigration enforcement duties to the point of encourag...

New Arizona Bill Aims To Instate Armed Militia on Arizona-Mexico Border

The Huffington Post | Cristina Costantini | Posted 08.26.2012 | Latino Voices

The state of Arizona is doing little to play down their controversial reputation on immigration laws. This week, the state got one step closer to pass...

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Newt Gingrich In 2006: Government Shouldn't Protect Undocumented Workers From Wage Theft

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Long before he was a GOP presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich knocked the Bush administration for its effort to ensure all workers -- r...

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Newt Gingrich Pledges To Build Up Border Security

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

As other candidates attack him for being too soft on unauthorized immigration, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich signed a pledge on Thur...

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Pollster: Republicans Should 'Shut Up' On Immigration If They Want To Win Latino Voters

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans could be hurting their general election chances by calling for mass deportations of undocumented immigrants and vowing not t...

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'America's Toughest Sheriff' Endorses Rick Perry

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

Controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced on Tuesday he will officially endorse Texas Governor Rick Perry for the Republican presidential nom...

Fingerprint Program Has Immigration Advocates Up In Arms

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DENVER — The federal government is rapidly expanding a program to identify illegal immigrants using fingerprints from arrests, drawing oppositio...