A Georgia state senator's Colombia-born wife who went into hiding rather than face deportation turned herself in and was released when an immigration judge agreed to reopen her case.
A U.S. border security program that photographs and fingerprints visitors from most foreign countries has apprehended just one terrorism-related suspect since its 2004 inception, officials said. [If it only catches just 1 terrorist it's worth it;
Ranching magnate Bill Moody's vast holdings spread across three Texas counties and include 35 miles of frontage along the Rio Grande, where thousands of illegal immigrants and smugglers have crossed from Mexico into the USA. They have worn paths
After boasting of having captured 12,000 illegal crossers on land he owns or leases from the state and emerging as one of the earliest and most prominent of the self-appointed border watchers, Mr. Barnett finds himself the prey.
Tensions are surfacing as Democratic leaders must deal with newly elected conservatives inside their own party. For Democrats pondering the challenges of overhauling immigration policy during next year's Congress, incoming members like Claire McC
Ex-Israeli security chief Uza Dayan was warning the US against emulating Israeli strategies in securing the Mexican border. Now it appears that an Israeli firm has been awarded a contract to build the wall on the Mexican border.
A survey commissioned by the National Venture Capital Association says immigrant entrepreneurs have had a profound impact on job creation. The group's study, authored by Stuart Anderson of the National Foundation for American Policy and Michaela
[And you thought this was a Republic.] In an effort to make the citizenship exam more meaningful, the federal government said it will test an exam that relies less on trivia and more on applicants' grasp of American democracy.
A senior Vatican cardinal condemned the building of walls between countries to keep out immigrants and said Washington's plan to build a fence on the U.S.-Mexican border was part of an "inhuman program."
President Bush welcomed Mexican President-elect Felipe Calderon to the White House and got an earful about immigration restructuring and controversial legislation that Bush signed recently to construct 700 miles of wall along the common border.
Open or Closed Borders - Jacob "Bumper" Hornberger from Future of Freedom Foundation - Frosty Wooldridge 21st Century Paul Revere Ride - Minutemen's Al Garza - Mexican president elect advisor Ricardo Valenzuela
A civil rights group sued the federal government on behalf of five Latino U.S. citizens who say they were detained and harassed by agents carrying out raids targeting illegal immigrants in south Georgia.
A federal judge blocked the city from imposing fines on landlords who rent to illegal immigrants and denied business permits to companies that give them jobs. Would have required tenants to register with City Hall and pay for a rental permit.
Police have arrested more than 40 people and broken up a family-run smuggling ring that hauled illegal immigrants from Mexico to Arizona for generations, officials said.
Border Patrol attrition rates doubled from 5 percent to 10 percent between the early and late 1990s, and then spiked to 18 percent in 2002. Additionally, 15 percent of recruits drop out before graduating from the 20-week academy, Fraser said.
No sooner did Congress authorize construction of a 700-mile fence on the U.S.-Mexico border last week than lawmakers rushed to approve separate legislation that ensures it will never be built, at least not as advertised, according to Republican lawma
Congressman and gubernatorial candidate Jim Gibbons is facing more tough questions on a whole new issue. These questions revolve around an illegal immigrant whom Gibbons and his wife Dawn employed as their housekeeper and babysitter.
Two U.S. Border Patrol agents were watching the Mexican boundary last year when they stopped a van carrying 743 pounds of marijuana. The driver fled back across the Rio Grande -- with a gunshot wound in his buttocks.
Federal authorities freed a former Nazi concentration camp guard after failing to find a country willing to take the 81-year-old man, who had been stripped of his U.S. citizenship.
Presiden Bush signed a law that will pay for hundreds of miles of new fences along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move against illegal immigration that Republicans had sought before next month's congressional elections.
Bella Maryanovsky, a 30-year legal resident of the US, was arrested when she entered immigration offices for a routine update of her green card papers. It appears she was arrested under a new immigration program called “Operation Return to Sender.”
Mexico asked President Bush on Monday to veto a Senate plan to build a border fence to keep illegal immigrants out, but acknowledged that its plea was likely to fall on deaf ears.
[Crops rotting, prices up] "We're seeing the wolf at the door," said John McClung, president of the Texas Produce Association, referring to worsening shortages reported by many of the 300 growers, shippers and importers his organization
The Senate gave final approval last night to legislation authorizing the construction of 700 miles of double-layered fencing on the U.S.-Mexico border, shelving President Bush's vision of a comprehensive overhaul of U.S. immigration laws in favor
The number of refugees admitted to the United States fell 23 percent this year because of provisions in two antiterrorism laws that have sharply reduced the number of resettled refugees, State Department officials said.
What does the government spend money on? Social security - mostly for elderly whites. Military spending, which mostly benefits whites. Interest payments on the national debt aren't exactly swelling the coffers of the NAACP. Corporate welfare?
Travelers entering the United States from Canada will win a reprieve from a post-September 11 border security program requiring passports or other high-tech IDs, under a bill set to pass Congress this week.
Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said he wants a Senate vote soon on an immigration bill focusing primarily on border security, but acknowledged that quick passage is doubtful.
The federal government, in this election year when immigration reform has been (inexplicably) one of the hottest issues, is out to prove it can protect our nation's borders -- by invading our nation's chicken processing plants. A nationwide
Three members of the Texas National Guard were being held Tuesday in the Maverick County Jail after being accused of firing shots in a residential area while drinking alcohol, a sheriff's official said.