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Immigration Activists Urge Obama To Act Boldly On Deportations

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 04.16.2014 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unl...

Obama Administration Tries to Walk the Immigration Reform/Enforcement Line, But Deportation Statistics Are Not Misleading

Donald Kerwin | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics
Donald Kerwin

Activists on both sides of the immigration debate have condemned the Obama administration's removal policies for different reasons, some valid, some specious. One fact is clear, however.

How The Drug War Helps Fuel Mass Deportation

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 04.15.2014 | Latino Voices

The drug war is doing its part to fuel mass deportation, according to a study released last week. An average of more than 41,000 people with drug...

Elise Foley

Immigrants Release Ambitious Plan To Halt Deportations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of undocumented and formerly undocumented immigrants released a set of ambitious demands for the president on Thursday: reduce d...

Elise Foley

Nancy Pelosi Says Delay On Immigration Reform Is Related To Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) had some harsh words Thursday for Republicans who won't allow a vote on comprehensive immi...

Elise Foley

Immigration Reform Advocates Not Giving Up On Congress Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As some immigration activists turn to the White House with hopes for immigration reform, a coalition called the Fast for Families conclu...

Elise Foley

Immigration Activists Begin Hunger Strike Outside White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three immigration activists began a hunger strike on Tuesday outside the White House to demand their loved ones -- a mother, a son and a...

John Boehner Blames Obama For Immigration Reform Delay

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) once again blamed President Barack Obama for the potential failure of immigration reform, saying Monday that chang...

Cities Across The U.S. Are Speaking Out Against Deportations

AP | TERRY TANG | Posted 04.06.2014 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) — Immigration advocates and supporters rallied Saturday in cities across the country in a renewed effort to push President Barack Obama...

Elise Foley

Immigration Activists Escalate Deportation Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration activists are gearing up for a major day of action on Saturday directed squarely at President Barack Obama, demanding he hal...

Elise Foley

Hispanic Caucus Demands Deportation Changes

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Hispanic Caucus sent a list of recommendations on how to suspend some deportations to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh ...

Rand Paul: GOP Needs To 'Get Beyond Deportation'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) warned Republicans Tuesday that they wouldn't have much of a chance with Latino voters until they could "get beyond" focusing o...

Elise Foley

House Democrats Aim To Push Past GOP On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats are hoping to reignite the debate over a comprehensive immigration reform bill this week through a procedural stunt mean...

Elise Foley

Here's What Obama Can Actually Do To Slow Deportations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After years of pleas from immigration groups, President Barack Obama last week ordered a review of his administration's deportation prac...

Elise Foley

Obama To Immigration Activists: Keep Focus On Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama singled out National Council of La Raza President Janet Murguía on Friday at a meeting with immigration advocate...

Elise Foley

Questions Linger As Deportation Review Begins

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats and immigration activists edged a bit closer to their goal of deportation relief Thursday when President Barack Obama announce...

Obama Orders Review Of Deportation Practices, Looks For More Humane Options

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to pacify frustrated immigration advocates, President Barack Obama is directing the government to find more humane ways to...

Elise Foley

Republicans Make Another Attempt To End Key Immigration Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans addressed immigration on Wednesday -- sort of -- by passing a bill that would take aim at President Barack Obama's pol...

Major Spanish-Language Newspaper Slams Obama

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 03.10.2014 | Latino Voices

California daily La Opinión slammed President Barack Obama’s deportation policy in an editorial published Monday, calling for him to use executive ...

Elise Foley

Immigration Activists Fight For Reform On Multiple Fronts

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

NCLR Is Not Happy With Obama

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 03.05.2014 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of a prominent Latino advocacy group called President Barack Obama the "deporter in chief," denouncing the administr...

Republicans Still Distrust Obama Despite Aggressive Deportations

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has deported more than 1.9 million immigrants. Yet that aggressive enforcement of current law fails to sw...

Elise Foley

Obama Doesn't Rule Out Executive Action On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama didn't rule out taking some sort of executive action on deportations, saying Friday he is still "modestly optimis...

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The Private Jail That Locks Up Law-Abiding Immigrants

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.30.2014 | Latino Voices

ELIZABETH, N.J. -- In his 24 years in the United States, Oscar Campos mostly stayed out of trouble. He worked hard, paid his taxes and took care of th...

Elise Foley

Deportations Drop To Under 370,000 In 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's deportation numbers hit a low for his presidency in the last year with nearly 370,000 total removals, down fr...