A conservative student group at the University of Texas has cancelled a controversial event scheduled for Wednesday in which students were encouraged to “Catch an Illegal Immigrant.”
The head of the Border Patrol said that his agents made about 420,000 arrests in the budget year that ended in September, a 15 percent increase from the previous year.
Federal prosecutors have scheduled a news conference to outline what they describe as the settlement of major visa fraud and immigration abuse case involving an international corporation.
mmigration policy, something that Texas politicians have little control over, is shaping up as one of the major issues of the 2014 election cycle in Texas.
Immigration overhaul legislation has been dormant in the House for months, but a few Republicans are working behind the scenes to advance it.
Both chambers of Congress are considering bills that would expand protections for immigrants who might be targets for fraud from crooked lawyers or con artists.
As Congress wrestles with immigration legislation, a central question is whether the 11 million immigrants already in the United States illegally should get a path to citizenship.
The City of Farmers Branch wants to ban undocumented immigrants from renting property, but Hispanic community leaders are vowing to fight back.
Opposition to immigration overhaul legislation has been relatively muted this summer.
The Farmers Branch City Council voted late Tuesday night to appeal a ruling that overturned a ban on renting apartments to immigrants who are in the country illegally.
Immigration advocates are swarming the country this month, trying to persuade House Republicans to pass a comprehensive overhaul.
After Mitt Romney’s 2012 loss, many Republicans said that the party must moderate its image on some issues. But some GOP lawmakers have done the opposite.