Child Immigration Is Rising
More Unaccompanied Minors Cross Border Illegally; Mexican Law Is Blamed
SAN ANTONIO—South Texas is seeing a rise in children from Central America who have slipped across the border unaccompanied into the U.S. from Mexico after that country began deporting fewer kids who arrived without visas, some experts say.
Rubio hopes to pass DREAM Act alternative by end of summer
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) aims to have his alternative to the DREAM Act proposal on paper in the next few weeks and passed by the end of the summer.
"Our goal is to pass something this summer in time for kids who plan to go to school this fall," Rubio press secretary Alex Conant said Monday.
Bill giving agency control of lands sparks concerns
Imagine sitting on a rock at Big Bend National Park gazing out over the Rio Grande at the Santa Elena Canyon on a clear day, Mexico so close you could reach out and touch it.
Immemorial silence cloaks the soaring cliffs, broken only by the caw of a raven above and the rustle of the reeds in the river.
House immigration bill would cut services at St. Albans center for abuse victims
WASHINGTON — For more than a decade, a special unit at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Vermont Service Center in St. Albans has processed petitions from immigrants seeking to flee abusive relationships and apply for lawful U.S. status on their own without the help of a sponsor.
RNC Hispanic outreach director: Romney ‘still deciding what his position on immigration is'
By Chris Moody
WASHINGTON -- The Republican National Committee is making efforts to target Hispanic voters in key swings states in preparation for the November presidential election, and by their own admission, they're still working out some of the kinks.
Tide Turns on Border Crossing
Net migration from Mexico has plummeted to zero thanks to changing demographic and economic conditions on both sides of the border, a new study says, even as political battles over illegal immigration heat up and the issue heads to the U.S. Supreme Court.
After four decades that brought 12 million Mexican immigrants—more than half of them illegally—to the U.S., the curtain has come down on the biggest immigration wave in modern times.