A father of five is putting U.S. immigration policy prohibiting arrests on church grounds to the test in Tucson, Arizona.
Tens of thousands of immigrants did not follow instructions to meet with federal immigration agents within 15 days. Instead, they have vanished into the nation’s interior.
Federal officials say a residential center that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will use to house families apprehended while crossing into the U.S. will hold up to 2,400 people.
In a sharp criticism of Mexico’s ‘failure’ on immigration and crime policies, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has invited President Enrique Pena Nieto to visit his state and observe law enforcement efforts on the U.S. side of the border.
Federal authorities want to build a new South Texas immigration lockup for families amid an unprecedented surge in the number of youngsters pouring across the U.S. border, a federal official said Thursday.
In North Texas, the President received harsh criticism on both side of the immigration.
The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama’s impending executive actions on immigration.
Polls show that the crisis of unaccompanied children at the border has made immigration a pivotal issue with November elections approaching.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is to speak in McAllen amid a surge in illegal immigration and Gov. Rick Perry’s decision to send the National Guard to the border.
Gov. Rick Perry plans to use $38 million in emergency funds to begin the deployment of up to 1,000 National Guard troops along Texas’ border with Mexico, his office said.
House Republicans have passed legislation to shut down a program by President Barack Obama granting deportation relief to immigrants brought here illegally as children.
House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that could clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought here illegally as kids and address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.