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US government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade

The Obama administration deported the fewest number of immigrants in the past 12 months since 2006, according to government figures obtained by The Associated Press.<p>The figures also show that deportations of criminal immigrants have dropped to the lowest numbers since President Barack Obama took …

A Program Meant To Keep Kids From Coming To The U.S. Illegally Hasn't Let Anyone In Legally Yet

The government has only interviewed 90 of nearly 4,000 applicants.<p>WASHINGTON -- After facing a crisis of unaccompanied minors fleeing Central America for the U.S. last year, the government created a program that would allow parents here to apply for their children to join them without making a …

Immigration

US religious leaders make forceful appeal to admit refugees

In rare agreement across faith and ideological lines, leaders of major American religious groups have condemned proposed bans on Syrian refugees, contending a legitimate debate over security has been overtaken by irrational fear and prejudice.<p>Top organizations representing evangelicals, Roman …

Trump plan: Make immigrants pay for 'permanent border wall' and deport millions

Donald Trump has been stirring up passions with his heated rhetoric on immigration for weeks. But when he finally outlined a platform Sunday detailing his policy proposals, what he outlined wasn't all red meat. The plan, as he posted on his website and explained in an interview on NBC's "Meet the …

Immigration

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 …

Scott Walker

The Trouble with Kate's Law

The legislation seeks to deter crime by undocumented immigrants, but it could end up dramatically swelling the U.S. prison population.<p>Criminal-justice reform is one of the few bipartisan issues gaining traction in Congress right now. Politicians from the left, the right, and the center now …

Criminal Sentencing

US immigration is being accused of using fake ID papers to deport people

Every year, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) deports thousands of people who do not meet the necessary requirements to stay in the US.<p>In 2014, the ICE removed 315,943 people who were either trying to enter the US illegally or were already in the US.<p>According to its own rules, …

U-Visa: Illegal Immigrants Become Legal Residents Via Crime Victimization

The pizza delivery guy glanced at the order for his late-night run. Trouble. In 1995, supreme pizzas were the priciest pies on the menu at Geneva …