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Elise Foley

Democrats Lay Groundwork For Obama To Take Big Steps On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Obama administration gets ready to unveil a potentially wide-ranging new policy on deportation relief, Democrats are making the c...

GOP Panics, Attacks DREAMers and Border Children

Ryan Campbell | Posted 08.04.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

The very fact that Republicans were meeting during what was supposed to be a recess means that, despite the fact we've known about the border crisis for some time, a panic switch had been thrown.

Wall Street Journal Editorial Scolds Republican 'Deportation Caucus'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics

The Wall Street Journal editorial page excoriated Republicans on Saturday for positioning themselves as the party of maximum deportations. House Re...

Boycott the White House: The Pathway to Citizenship Begins With Self-Representation

Prerna Lal | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics
Prerna Lal

This week, grassroots leaders from the immigrant rights movement went to several D.C. organizations with a simple request: Stop negotiating with the White House on behalf of directly impacted immigrant communities.

Zach Carter

New GOP Leader Won't Take Impeachment Off The Table

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Incoming House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) refused on Sunday to take impeaching President Barack Obama off the table if Obama ta...

G'head, Do the Gangs a Favor, Deport the Kids to Central America

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.25.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

The gangs continue growing in numbers because of the relative powerlessness of the authorities in Central America. The police are outgunned and easily corrupted, while the judges and politicians are effortlessly cowed.

Sam Stein

White House To O'Malley: Border Kids Won't Be Sent Home To Die

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attempting to assuage liberal critics, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said on Monday that unaccompanied minors who have illega...

Deport the Children to Honduras and Stoke the Fire There

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.01.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

As immediately gratifying as it may be to those who want to strictly enforce U.S. immigration laws, the symptomatic approach is just making things worse.

Elise Foley

Deportation Separated Thousands Of U.S.-Born Children From Parents In 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration and Customs Enforcement last year carried out more than 72,000 deportations of parents who said they had U.S.-born children,...

Elise Foley

Luis Gutierrez Declares Immigration Reform Dead

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The biggest advocate for comprehensive immigration reform put the final nail in its coffin on Wednesday, declaring on the House floor th...

Immigrant Families Are Not Poker Chips

Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion
Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño

Mr. President, as leaders, we do not always get to choose the burdens we bear. And the burden of the lives of thousands of needlessly deported mothers and fathers, sons and daughters, rests squarely on your shoulders.

7 Things That Take Longer Than a 7-Minute Immigration Hearing

Neema Singh Guliani | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Neema Singh Guliani

Immigration judges regularly decide the fate of immigrants -- and their often U.S.-based families -- in less time than it takes to make your way through airport security.

Groups Offer Obama Cover to Deport

Ryan Campbell | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Ryan Campbell

To get to immigration reform, they'll have to go through Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) in an election year. The SEIU and several other groups, ...

Elise Foley

DHS Secretary Faces Attacks From House GOP Over Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration may have thought its delay of a deportation review earlier this week would win it some goodwill with House Repu...

Obama Delays Results Of Deportation Review

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has asked his Homeland Security chief to hold off on completing a review of U.S. deportation policies until...

Below the Radar: The U.S. Deports Military Veterans

Alisa Wellek | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Alisa Wellek

Even more absurd and unjust are the constraints placed on immigration judges to limit their ability to judge when deciding cases.

Elise Foley

Dreamers Keeping A Close Eye On Immigration To Determine Their Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If undocumented young people eventually get the chance to become citizens, it may not be as big a boon for the Democratic party as some ...

How Obama Is Alienating Young Latino Voters

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 05.20.2014 | Latino Voices

Latino voters may have voted overwhelmingly for President Barack Obama, but those familiar with his deportation record don’t think so highly of the ...

Elise Foley

DHS Wants 'Fresh Start' For Reviled Immigration Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson hinted on Thursday that a controversial program that helps the government find undocumented immi...

Jeh Johnson: 'Very Controversial' Deportation Policy Up For Review

AP | By ERICA WERNER | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, who's conducting a politically charged review of the nation's deportation policy, said Th...

Meddling with Driver's Licenses and Rebooting S-Comm: Sec. Johnson Failing Key Tests on Immigration

Reshma Shamasunder | Posted 07.15.2014 | Los Angeles
Reshma Shamasunder

It's no secret that President Obama could heal the pain of immigrant families facing separation today with the stroke of a pen. But instead of taking action now, the president has ordered a "review" of deportation policies.

Stop Devastating Latino Families With Senseless Deportations and Pass Immigration Bill This Year

Hector E. Sanchez | Posted 07.09.2014 | Latino Voices
Hector E. Sanchez

The plan underway right now -- of doing nothing and playing the blame game -- is simply unacceptable.

Elise Foley

Dreamers To Meet With Homeland Security Secretary On Deportations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson will meet Wednesday afternoon with a group led by young undocumented immigrants to hear their pr...

How Immigration Enforcement Has Changed Since 1993

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 04.30.2014 | Latino Voices

Immigration enforcement has changed significantly ever since Congress approved a sweeping immigration bill in 1996, according to a new report. The ...

Hope Reborn From Fast for Immigration Reform

Ana Garcia-Ashley | Posted 06.28.2014 | Latino Voices
Ana Garcia-Ashley

By next Thanksgiving, it is my hope and belief that fasting, and all of our other efforts, will have turned the tide at last.