The Pentagon has begun exploring options for the potential use of troops and equipment to help secure the U.S. border with Mexico, where hundreds of thousands of migrants enter the country illegally each year, a defense official said
The plan that was last under consideration in the Senate — which included a controversial guest worker program — will largely proceed unchanged. It will be up to the House and Senate negotiators to come up with a plan to which they both can agree.
PAUL REVERE RIDING INTO THE 21ST CENTURY
Much of Douglas, Arizona along the border is separated from Mexico by a fence consisting of 12-foot vertical metal bars, spaced inches apart to prevent illegal immigrants from squeezing through. Though these fences are criticized for shifting would-b
IMMIGRATION'S NEW LAWLESS AMERICA
Following a week of tough talk, a 250-member sheriff's posse that was assembled to catch illegal immigrants made just one arrest in its first desert search. The posse made up of Maricopa County sheriff's deputies and trained volunteers launch
On 9/11, 19 illegal aliens bombed the America’s World Trade Center into rubble and America into an ongoing nightmare.
I’ve always found that most problems and arguments can easily be avoided if the participants would first define their terms—just to make sure the parties are even talking about the same things. (10am today at the State Capitol Building)
MR. PRESIDENT: THEY DIDN'T DIE FOR OPEN BORDERS
THE B.S. EXPRESS WITH MCCAIN AND BUSH
[Filed your environmental impact statement?] Anticipating no response to its demand that President Bush place US troops on the Mexican border, a civilian watch group said it will start building a short border security fence May 27 on private land.
While routinely refusing to share information with the American people in violation of the Freedom of Information Act, the Border Patrol is only too eager to share information a
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesman confirmed the notification process, describing it as a standard procedure meant to reassure the Mexican government that migrants' rights are being observed.
One of the bloggers suggests that 2006 may be the year of the Lou Dobbs voter. The blogger, the Influence Peddler, is no fan. He considers Dobbs a demagogue, but he wonders whether voters are ready for a Dobbsian program of opposing illegal immigrati
Members of the Minuteman Project set off from Los Angeles on a cross-country trip that they hope will be a counterpoint to the immigrants-rights rallies that have lately flooded the streets of American cities.
More than 1 million mostly Hispanic immigrants and their supporters skipped work and took to the streets, flexing their economic muscle in a nationwide boycott that succeeded in slowing or shutting many farms, factories, markets and restaurants.
Chris James needed help moving a piano and 36 boxes of records from his music studio, but instead of corralling some buddies he rented a truck and hired day laborers outside the local Home Depot. 2 Guatemalan men finished the job in an hour and a ha
DECLINE AND FALL OF AMERICA
President Bush and a group of senators reached general agreement on an immigration bill that includes a pathway to citizenship for many illegal aliens. But left out of the closed-door White House meeting were senators who oppose a path to citizenship
Demonstrators march in a rally during the national day of action for U.S. immigration law reform in downtown Los Angeles April 10, 2006. Pro-immigration activists say a nationwide boycott and marches planned for May 1 will flood Americas's street
Anybody who's eaten at one of New York's many big-name restaurants may like to think the food was lovingly prepared by a celebrity chef. The reality is it was more likely made by a poorly-paid Mexican immigrant. If all the city's immig
Agribusiness is warning Americans that the $12 trillion US economy could be forced to go on an expensive diet if immigrant workers are restricted. "To find and deport workers who are in the country right now would throw a wrench into the economy
With an Arab-American rights group threatening mass court filings, a U.S. immigration spokesman said Tuesday that the government would change its naturalization procedures to stave off such legal challenges.
Senate leaders said they had won backing from President Bush in their push to pass an immigration law overhaul this election year...full action might not come until the end of the year.
The Minutemen have exercised the right to assemble, on land they can legally stand upon, and when they observe illegals making entry, they talk into cell phones to the special contact numbers the Border Patrol gives them.
Mexico's economy, society and political system are built around the assumption that migration and amnesties for undocumented migrants will continue — and that the $20 billion they send home every year will keep coming, and almost certainly grow.
To critics of the administration's immigration policies, the Department of Homeland Security sent out a strong message this week: Current laws can discourage illegal immigrants and those who hire them.
The recent increased amount of discussion and protest marches about the immigration situation in the United States has encouraged individuals to look to government for solutions.
Living south of the U.S. border can be a surreal experience. When I was in Tijuana recently trying to navigate a poorly marked main artery to return a rental car, I suddenly realized I was on the wrong side of the four-lane highway, heading toward Sa
Almost 1,200 illegal immigrants and 7 current or former managers at a Netherlands-based firm that hired them were arrested as part of a US crackdown. Raids were carried out in 26 states at plants operated by IFCO Systems North America, based in Houst