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A decade into a project to digitize U.S. immigration forms, just 1 is online

Heaving under mountains of paperwork, the government has spent more than $1 billion trying to replace its antiquated approach to managing immigration with a system of digitized records, online applications and a full suite of nearly 100 electronic forms.<p>A decade in, all that officials have to show …

Immigrant workers help save Wisconsin dairy farms

November 11, 2015 | 1:20 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2015/11/11/economy/immigrant-workers-help-save-wisconsin-dairy-farms/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Bernie Sanders Promises Action On Immigration In First 100 Days As President

"This is the just and moral thing to do."<p>Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders promised Monday to begin taking executive action on immigration reform during the first 100 days of his presidency, including sweeping deportation relief that would go beyond the policies of President Barack …

'It works': Yuma's fence, manpower make border nearly impenetrable

When Americans think of a secure border, whether they know it or not, they see Yuma, Ariz., and the 20-foot high steel curtain separating it from Mexico.<p>Beyond the imposing wall is 75 yards of flat, sandy, no man’s land, monitored by cameras and sensors and agents in SUVs. If an illegal immigrant …

Anthony Bourdain Says 'Every Restaurant in America Would Shut Down' if Donald Trump Elected

Celebrity chef and CNN host Anthony Bourdain says a Donald Trump presidency would spell disaster for the restaurant industry, which relies heavily on …

Cruel Reality of Amnesty Continues: Illegal Aliens Given Priority Over Legal Immigrants Already in Line

When President Obama effectively granted amnesty to nearly 5 million illegal aliens in December, I reported that the funding to pay for new...

HHS: Most migrant youths reunited with parents in the U.S.

Nine of 10 migrant children detained in the United States after illegally crossing the Mexican border are at least temporarily reunited with family …

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Rand Paul flees mid-burger just before Steve King insults immigration activist

You've never seen an American politician hustle this fast.<p>At a recent fundraiser with Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) in Okoboji, Iowa, pro-DREAM Act …

Steve King On Trump's Immigration Plan: "I Support That Plan"

"I can say that if I have to take it all as a package or none of it I like all of it as a package, under those conditions. "<p>Rep. Steve King, a Republican from Iowa who has been outspoken in his opposition to illegal immigration, endorsed over the weekend Donald Trump's proposal to remove …

Steve King Nonsensically Claims He's 'As Latino' As Julian Castro

This congressman from Iowa says he's Hispanic. He isn't.<p>U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) either thinks he’s Latino or that Julian Castro, the secretary of Housing and Urban Development and former mayor of San Antonio, is not.<p>Responding to a quote from Castro that said the “GOP can kiss the Latino vote …

Chris Christie: I would track immigrants like FedEx packages

Republican presidential contender revives lagging campaign by telling New Hampshire crowd he would ask FedEx to devise an immigrant tracking system<p>New Jersey’s governor, Chris Christie, said on Saturday he would combat illegal immigration by tracking foreign visitors like FedEx packages.<p>Christie, …

Scott Walker's new immigration hard line could harm Wisconsin's farmers

The Republican presidential candidate has changed his tune on migration in a move that could hit his home state’s important agricultural sector hard<p>Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker has followed frontrunner Donald Trump to the right on immigration in recent weeks, and in doing so he …

Trump video goes after Bush on immigration

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump is going after Republican presidential rival Jeb Bush with a new campaign video about immigration.<p>In the video, …

Immigration

Trump to Bush: Illegal immigration not about 'love'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Republican front-runner Donald Trump gave some backhanded praise to his primary opponent, Jeb Bush, for traveling to the border, criticizing his past remarks on immigration and for being "low energy."<p>"I think it's great he's going to the border, I think he'll ... find out it's …

Image of Drowned Syrian Boy Echoes Around World

Details emerge about 3-year-old from Syria who died off Turkish coast<p>By<p>Joe Parkinson in Istanbul and<p>Joe Parkinson<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@joewsj<p>joe.parkinson@wsj.com<p>David George-Cosh in Toronto<p>David George-Cosh<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@itsdgc<p>Google+<p>david.george-cosh@wsj.com<p>His name …

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Respect Migrants’ Rights, European Human Rights Court Orders

Governments must provide adequate reception facilities and examine asylum cases individually<p>BRUSSELS—European governments have to ensure that migrants’ human rights are respected—including by providing adequate reception facilities and examining asylum cases individually—even in times of …

Human Rights

Austrian Police Save Afghan Migrants Sealed in Truck

Police arrest Romanian national on suspicion of people smuggling<p>BERLIN—Austrian police overnight Tuesday rescued 24 teenage refugees from Afghanistan who were cramped into a small van with no access to air, in what is the latest incident showing the extreme conditions under which migrants are …

Refugees

Six reasons for why migrant boats keep sinking off Turkey, Greece

ISTANBUL<p>At least 12 migrants believed to be Syrians drowned as two boats sank after leaving southwest Turkey for the Greek island of Kos, Turkish …

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban Says Migrant Crisis Is Germany’s Problem

Chaos at Budapest train station as migrants rush trains<p>Hundreds of migrants seeking to reach Germany rushed trains at Hungary’s main international rail station on Thursday after police stopped manning the door, as Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban blamed Europe’s migration crisis on …