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Saldaña confirmed to head ICE

16 Dec

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Tuesday to confirm Dallas-based U.S. attorney Sarah Saldaña to head Immigration and Customs Enforcement, making her the first Latina to oversee enforcement of the nation’s immigration laws. The 55-39 vote reflected the objections of Texas Sens. John Cornyn, Ted Cruz, and other Republicans angered over […]

By David Nakamura President Obama is bracing for a political and legal battle with Republicans next year over his executive actions on immigration, but as he seeks to rally support against the anticipated assault, a lingering frustration among some Latinos could mean renewed pressure on him to do even more […]

By Julia Preston LOS ANGELES — They pushed strollers, tugged toddlers and streamed into the convention center in the heart of this city on Sunday, thousands of immigrants here illegally and anxious to find out if they could gain protection from deportation under executive actions by President Obama. The crowd, […]