Report: Number of Immigrants in U.S Without Legal Status Continues to Drop

WASHINGTON — The number of immigrants in the U.S. without legal status has declined to its lowest level in more than a decade, according to a new report released Tuesday. The nonpartisan Pew Research Center said 10.7 million immigrants lacked legal status in 2016, down from 11...

Pentagon: More support troops headed to Mexican border

By Wesley Morgan The Pentagon will deploy helicopters, engineers and medical personnel to the border with Mexico in response to President Donald Trump’s request for more troops to help crack down on illegal immigration, the Pentagon announced Friday. In a statement, the Pentagon...

History shows immigration policy must be tailored to today’s issues

By Charles C. Foster, Houston Chronicle Given the humanitarian crises on our Texas border, addressing the fundamental causes will be difficult. The Trump administration, immigration restrictionists and many Republicans would have us believe illegal immigrants are flooding the...

Trump administration plan would bar people who enter illegally from getting asylum

By Dara Lind, Vox The Department of Justice, under Attorney General Jeff Sessions, is drafting a plan that would totally overhaul asylum policy in the United States. Under the plan, people would be barred from getting asylum if they came into the US between ports of entry and...

Homeland Security arrests more than 100 in sweep of Erie County business

ERIE COUNTY, Ohio (WTVG) – Special Agents with the Homeland Security Investigations announced that more than a hundred suspected illegal immigrants were arrested Tuesday morning during a planned at an Erie County gardening and landscaping company. The business,...

2 illegal aliens from India each sentenced in Nebraska to a year in federal prison for labor trafficking, harboring illegal alien

OMAHA, Neb. — Two illegal aliens from India, unlawfully residing in southwestern Nebraska, were sentenced to a year in federal prison Monday on felony charges related to labor trafficking. These sentences resulted from an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Custo...
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