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Immigration News – 2010

2 Jan

The links to the PDFs below represent immigration news and updates that occurred during 2012 and are provided as resources.

DateNews Stories

12/29/2010Justice Department Settles Allegations of Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices in Oregon and North Carolina
12/23/2010GOP Shifts Immigration Rhetoric
12/21/2010Immigration Agency Offers Companies Training in Exchange for Audits
12/21/2010USCIS Reminds Hiaitians to Register for Temporary Protected Status
12/20/2010Top Secret America
12/20/2010The Dream Act Joins a Shameful Tradition
12/15/2010ICE Arrests 13 on Document Fraud, Conspiracy, Identity Theft Charges
12/15/2010Senate Bill Would Aid U.S. Entry For Foreign Entrepreneurs
12/13/2010International HR Adviser: Global Immigration Update
12/12/2010Opinion – The American DREAM
12/12/2010Border Security, Immigration Reform Continue to Vex U.S.
12/10/2010City Council Requires E-Verify for Businesses
12/9/2010Uproar Over ‘Mass Firings’ At Minn. Chipotle Restaurants
12/9/2010Salma Hayek: I was an Illegal Immigrant ‘for a Small Period of Time’
12/8/201050-Year Permanent Resident Faces Deportation Over a Stolen Tape Deck 30 Years Ago
12/7/2010District Attorney Vance Announces Guilty Verdict in Case of Phony Chinatown Immigration Consultant
11/26/2010Employment Visa is not a Foreign National’s Right: HC
11/24/2010Estimates of the Legal Permanent Resident Population in 2009
11/22/2010Green-Card Lottery Record — 15 Million Seek to Settle in U.S. Through Visa Program That Leaves it to Chance
11/15/2010Immigration Enforcement Turns to Firms
11/15/2010In Denial: Illegal Immigration Enforcers try to Find a Balance
11/10/2010Justice Department Settles Allegations of Immigration-Related Employment Discrimination Against Hoover Inc.
10/19/2010Justice Department Settles Allegations of Immigration-related Employment Discrimination Against Catholic Healthcare West
10/14/2010Justice Department Announces Public Education Campaign Grants to Fight Immigration-related Employment Discrimination
10/14/2010John W. Meyer in, Perjudica a Vivienda el Cambio Climático
10/4/2010Abercrombie & Fitch Fined More than $1 Million After I-9 Audit
9/28/2010Feds Fine Abercrombie $1M Over Immigration Issue
9/9/2010U.S. Shifts Approach to Deporting Illegal Immigrants
9/3/2010How Illegal Immigrants are Helping Social Security
9/3/2010‘Birth Tourism’ a Tiny Portion of Immigrant Babies
9/2/2010Number of Illegal Immigrants in US Now Declining
9/1/2010Dramatic Drop for Illegal Immigration
8/31/2010Audits: ICE Turning Blind Eye to Undocumented Workers
8/31/2010U.S. Files New Suit on Ariz. Immigration Issue
8/31/2010ACLU: Fullerton Company Exploited Immigrants
8/30/2010Immigrants Make U.S. Workers Richer
8/30/2010When the Border Patrol Comes Aboard
8/30/2010Immigrants Don’t Take Jobs From Americans, Fed Study Says
8/29/2010Border Sweeps in North Reach Miles into U.S.
8/26/2010Why It’s Getting Harder to Hire Foreign Workers
8/26/2010Mexico Killings Show Migrants’ Plight
8/26/2010Immigration Agency Ends Some Deportations
8/26/2010Migrants Turn to the Sea to Enter U.S. Illegally
8/24/2010Feds Moving to Dismiss Some Deportation Cases
8/23/2010District Attorney Vance Announces Indictment of Phony Chinatown Immigration Lawyer
8/21/2010Chop-Shop Workers and Bootstrappers: Chile Really Wants You
8/19/2010DHS Annual Report – Immigration Enforcement Actions: 2009
8/17/2010US Labor Department Obtains Nearly $1 Million in Back Wages and Interest for 135 H-1B Workers of Smartsoft International
8/17/2010Attorney General Cuomo Shuts Down Seven Companies for Providing Fraudulent Legal Services to Immigrant Communities
8/17/2010Immigration Bait and Switch
8/16/2010U.S. Said to Plan Easing Rules for Travel to Cuba
8/15/2010IT Firms Howling As Visa Fees Leap
8/14/2010Looking for Action on Immigration
8/11/2010ICE Chief: We’re Against Amnesty, No Administration’s Been Stronger on Removing Illegal Immigrants
8/6/2010Senate OKs Bill Boosting Border Funding with Targeted Visa Fee Hikes as Offsets
8/6/2010New U.S. Visa Fees Would Hit Indian Firms
8/5/2010Does Restricting Immigration Improve Economic Performance?
8/3/2010Illegal Immigration, the Real Story: Obama Administration Aggressively Enforces Existing Laws
8/2/2010Asian Journal Agrees to Pay Nearly $516,500 to 32 Employees Plus a $40,000 Penalty
7/28/2010Judge Blocks Parts of Arizona Immigration Law
7/27/2010Immigrant Employment Gains in New York
7/26/2010Immigration Facts, Figures — and Thoughts
7/26/2010Immigration Divide May Stall Session
7/23/2010Attorney General Puts an End to Three Illegal Immigration Services
7/22/2010Burden Shifts from Workers to Employers
7/22/2010U.S. Pledges To Speed Up Visa Process For Artists
7/17/2010Immigration Enforcement Under Obama Returns to Highs of Bush Era
7/17/2010What’s the Hire Date for E-Verify
7/16/2010Administration Needs to Trumpet Immigration Success
7/16/2010Immigration Fines Top $600,000 for Texas Companies
7/16/2010Federal Prosecution of Immigrants Soared in Spring
7/15/2010The Shifting Landscape of Passport Fraud
7/15/2010Policing Illegal Hires Puts Some Employers in a Bind
7/10/2010NY Woman Questioned Again and Again Over ID Mix-Up
7/9/2010ICE Launches Secure Communities Strategy in 24 Additional North Texas Counties
7/9/2010Illegal Workers Swept From Jobs in ‘Silent Raids’
7/6/2010Civil Immigration Enforcement: Priorities for the Apprehension, Detention, and Removal of Aliens
7/6/2010Justice Dept. Sues Arizona Over Its Immigration Law
7/4/2010Houston’s Clergy Unites to Urge Support for Immigration Reform
7/2/2010Kenya: Common Visa Favored for 5 East African Nations
7/1/2010Obama Urges Fix to ‘Broken’ Immigration System
7/1/2010In Speech, Obama to Argue for Immigration Overhaul
7/1/2010Remarks by the President on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
6/30/2010ICE Arrests 43 in Fullerton’s Raid
6/28/2010Arizona Immigration Law to be Considered by US Supreme Court
6/24/2010New York Mayor, CEOs for Immigration Reform
6/24/2010Immigrant Farm Workers’ Challenge: Take Our Jobs
6/24/2010US Cities, Companies Team up on Immigration Reform
6/23/2010SPIN METER: Defining ‘Border Security’
6/21/2010Nebraska Town Votes to Banish Illegal Immigrants
6/21/201027-Year Sentecne for Plant Manager
6/21/2010Justice Department Settles Citizenship Status Discrmination Claims Against Morton’s Restaurant in Portland, Oregon
6/17/2010Rebranding at ICE Meant to Soften Immigration Enforcement Agency’s Image
6/15/2010Harvard Sophomore Faces Deportation After Growing Up in the U.S.
6/14/2010Immigration Riles Republicans
6/14/2010Justices Ease Deportation Rule in Minor Drug Cases
6/14/2010The Immigration Brain Drain
6/14/2010Arizona Immigration Law May Increase Phoenix Foreclosures
6/11/2010Do You Take This Immigrant?
6/10/2010Dems’ Tough New Immigration Pitch
6/9/2010Feds Proposing $75 Immigration Residency Fee Hike
6/9/2010Fee Increase for Immigration Papers Planned
6/9/2010U.K. Introduces English Test for Immigrants
6/7/2010Former Manager of Iowa Slaughterhouse is Acquitted of Labor Charges
6/7/2010Reform Efforts put Immigration Laws Under Scrutiny – Charles Foster Featured
6/7/2010Reviving Fast Lanes at Security
5/29/2010Administration Opposes Arizona Law That Penalizes Hiring of Illegal Immigrants
5/29/2010It’s Time to Bridge the Gap on U.S. Immigration Policy
5/28/2010Maine Business is Shut Without a Renewed Visa
5/27/2010A Massachusetts Move on Immigration Law
5/27/2010E.U. Offers Visa-Free Travel to 2 Balkan Nations
5/20/2010H-1B Visa Holders Earn More Than U.S.-Born IT Professionals, Study Claims
5/18/2010A Generation Gap Over Immigration
5/12/2010Joe v Jose
5/11/2010U.S. Immigration Policy Critical for Tech Firms
5/11/2010USCIS to Issue Redesigned Green Card
5/10/2010Phoenix Could Lose $90M from Immigration Fallout
5/7/2010Illegal Status of Army Spouses Often Leads to Snags
4/30/2010Study: Illegal Immigrants Worth $1.8 Trillion to U.S.
4/29/2010Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Immigration and Border Security
4/28/2010Dems Resolve to Move Reform Bill Without Republicans
4/26/2010Managers of 2 Suburban Staffing Companies Charged with Hiring Illegal Aliens
4/23/2010Frequently Asked Questions: Federal Contractors and E-Verify (Revised April 2010)
4/22/2010Major Restaurateur Charged with Illegal Hiring
4/21/2010ICE Plans for More Visa Security Units
4/21/2010Tough Enforcement Against Illegal Immigrants is Decried
4/21/2010San Diego-area Bakery, its Owner and Manager, Indicted on Federal Charges for Hiring Undocumented Workers
4/21/2010Immigration Legislation Gains Tractions
4/21/2010Do Databases Cross a Line in Border Checks?
4/19/2010Immigration Reform Could Lead to Biometric Social Security Card
4/16/2010Immigration Raid Targets Vast Network
4/15/2010Study Belies Image of Immigrants in the Work Force
4/15/2010Immigration Raids Focus on Shuttle Vans
4/15/2010US ICE Press Release: Commercial Transportation Companies Implicated in Sweeping ICE Investigation Targeting Arizona Human Smuggling Networks
4/15/2010Think Like an Immigrant
4/14/2010Attorney General Cuomo Shuts Down Fraudulent Immigration Services Organization and Obtains $1.2 Million for Victims
4/14/201065,502 Foreign Workers Got Green Cards in 2009, Down 13.7 Percent From 2008
4/13/2010Reid Hits Pause Button on Immigration
4/10/2010From Senate Majority Leader, a Promise to Take Up Immigration Overhaul
4/9/2010Traba EU a Inversionistas Mexicanos
4/9/2010Mexicans Facing Reduced U.S. Visa Limits
4/7/2010Open Government Plan – U.S. Department of Homeland Security
4/4/2010Immigration Authorities to Search for Violations
4/3/2010Opinion – Start-Ups, Not Bailouts
4/2/2010Asylum Approvals for Mexicans Up
4/2/2010Terror Victim’s Widow Mired in Immigration Battle
4/2/2010Commends Release of Administration’s Surface Transportation Security Priority Assessment
4/2/2010Report Faults Training of Local Officers in Immigration Enforcement Program
4/2/2010Court: Defendants Entitled to Immigration Advice
3/31/2010Court Requires Warning About Deporation Risk
3/30/2010Mentally Ill Detainees’ Care Criticized
3/29/2010Ready for Your Biometric Social Security Card?
3/27/2010ICE Officials Set Quotas to Deport More Illegal Immigrants
3/24/2010MALDEF, ACLU Win Permanent Injunction of Third Farmers Brach Anti-Immigrant Ordinance
3/24/2010Television Review ‘The Senators Bargain’
3/23/2010Unemployed Immigrants
3/22/2010Immigration Overhaul Urged
3/22/2010Justices to Weigh Law on Gaining Citizenship via Parents
3/21/2010America’s Real Dream Team
3/21/2010Recent Restaurant Raids show Immigration Agency’s New Strategy
3/21/2010Sliicon Valley is Losing Foreign-Born Talent
3/19/2010Immigrant Yearns to Leave the Sahdows
3/18/20102 Senators Offer Immigration Overhaul
3/18/2010Senators Draft Plan to Rework U.S. Immigration Policy
3/17/2010Federal Immigration Agents on Trenton Scare: We Don’t Raid at Random
3/16/2010Work to Cease on ‘Virtual Fence’ Along U.S.-Mexico Border
3/11/2010Immigration Courts Filled with Cases, Not Judges
3/11/2010Justice Department Notice on Non-Discrimnatory Hiring Practices
3/11/2010Eagerness to Relocate to Packs Event
3/10/2010The Immigrant Stories and Economic Impact
3/10/2010John W. Meyer featured in, Busca Casa en Texas? Prepare más Impuestos
3/9/2010Opinion – Immigration Reform Affords Chance to Improve
3/9/2010ID Card for Workers Is at Center of Immigration Plan
3/8/2010Crackdown on Business Owners Reflects Change in Immigration Enforcement
3/8/2010Annual Report of Immigrant Visa Applicants in the Family-sponsored and Employment-based preferences Registered at the National Visa Center as of November 1, 2009
3/8/2010E-Verify: ‘E’ is for Error
3/5/2010Five Common Misconceptions About Foreign Workers Offshore
3/5/2010New Way Pushed to Verify Workers’ Legal Status
3/4/2010ICE’s Role in Wyatt Death Debated
3/3/2010Lawsuits Renew Questions on Immigrant Detention
3/3/2010Why Old People Should Love Immigrants
3/2/2010ICE Serves 180 Audit Notices to Businesses in 5 States
3/2/2010AZ May Criminalize Presence of Illegal Immigrants
3/2/2010Deportations to Tear Apart S.F. Family
3/2/2010Who’s Creating US Jobs? Mexicans.
2/27/2010U.S. ‘Surge’ Targets Illegal Immigrants Who Have Criminal Records
2/25/2010E-Verify Misses Half of Illegal Workers, Report Finds
2/25/2010Report: E-Verify has Difficulty Spotting Illegal Workers Who Use Fraudulent Identities
2/24/2010Illegal Workers Slip by System
2/24/2010U.S. Says IT Firm Underpaid H-1B Workers
2/22/2010Editorial: One Small Step on Immigration
2/21/2010Opinion – Porous Border Not so Scary
2/21/2010Questions Over Drop in Migrant Population
2/20/2010Opinion – Immigrants Contribute Greatly to Our Military
2/18/2010Pasaporte Al Exito Workshop
2/18/2010Low-risk, Legal Immigrants Being Deported
2/18/2010Judge Keeps His Word to Immigrant Who Kept His
2/17/2010The Criminal Alien Program: Immigration Enforcement in Travis County, Texas
2/15/2010Poll: 52% Back Visa or Path to Legal Status
2/12/2010Informants Can Greatly Aid U.S. Authorities But Still Face Deportation
2/12/2010New Guest-Worker Rules Seek to Increase Wages
2/12/2010$500K Fine for Immigration Violations Paid by Koch Foods
2/12/2010Immigration Law Forces Encalada Family’s Painful Separation
2/11/2010Green Cards for Green Cars
2/10/2010U.S. Illegal Immigrant Popluation Declines for Second Year
2/9/2010Estimates of the Unauthorized Immigrant Population Residing in the United States: January 2009
2/9/2010Lawyers Back Creating New Immigration Courts
2/8/2010Britain Plans to Cut Flow of Foreign Students
2/5/2010Houston Bus Companies Were Links in Illegal Immigrant Network
2/3/2010Bus Companies Accused of Immigrant Smuggling
2/2/2010Suit Points to Guest Worker Program Flaws
2/2/2010Report Cites Problems in Immigration System, Calls for Overhaul
2/2/2010Feds Conduct Immigration Raids Around Houston
2/1/2010Suspected Illegal Immigrants Say They Were Held Against Will
1/28/20102010: Año Para Empujar por la Reforma Inmigratoria
1/28/20102010: Year to Push for Immigration Reform — Before the November Elections
1/25/2010Man Landed Two Local Jobs Using Oklahoma’s ID
1/22/2010Thriving Military Recruitment Program Blocked
1/19/2010Editorial – Secrets of the Immigration Jails
1/15/2010Obama Gives Haitians in U.S. Illegally Temporary Protected Status
1/15/2010Nonimmigrant Overstays: Brief Synthesis of the Issue
1/14/2010Clinton: Immigration Status for Haitians Extended in US
1/14/2010Immigrant-Services Groups and Their Founder Are Frauds, Suit Says
1/14/2010Audit Leads to Mass Firings
1/13/2010Phoenix Business Owner Gets 6 Months in Fraud Case
1/12/2010Sen. Hutchison Unveils Texas Border Security Plan
1/12/2010Study: Legalizing Undocumented Adult Latinos Would be Boon to State’s Economy
1/12/2010Study: Amnesty Would Help Fix State’s Financial Woes
1/10/2010Immigrants Invest in U.S. Businesses in Exchange for Visas
1/10/2010SSA Fail to E-Verify 19 Percent of New Hires, IG Says
1/8/2010A Special Visa Program Benefits Abused Illegal Immigrants
1/8/2010Former Houston Law Office Employee Pleads Guilty to Immigration Fraud
1/7/2010Legalizing Unauthorized Immigrants Would Help Economy, Study Says
1/6/2010From ICE Woes to EEOC Complaint
1/6/2010Tree Fruit Company Fires Workers After ICE Audit