immigration

San Ysidro border crossing

Childbirth recues are frequent at border crossing

SAN DIEGO (AP) – San Diego Fire and Rescue crews say they respond to the San Ysidro border crossing nearly every other day for childbirth emergency calls. U-T San Diego reports there were nearly 160 […]

05/11/2013

President Barack Obama

Obama calls for April debate on immigration bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he expects Congress to take up debate on an immigration bill next month so that he can sign it into law as soon as possible.

03/25/2013

Rand Paul, US Senator of Kentucky (AP Photo)

Rand Paul endorses immigrant path to citizenship

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is telling a Hispanic business group that illegal immigrants should be allowed to become U.S. taxpayers and ultimately get a shot at citizenship.

03/19/2013

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Evangelicals support path to citizenship

WASHINGTON (AP) — Evangelical leaders say they will support a path to citizenship as part of immigration legislation, the first time they’ve taken an affirmative stance on the contentious issue.

03/18/2013

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House group nearing deal on immigration bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of House members working in secret on a comprehensive immigration bill is nearing completion and has met with party leaders to brief them.

03/15/2013

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Senate immigration bill may limit family visas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators writing a comprehensive immigration bill may dramatically limit green cards for extended families of U.S. citizens and residents, limiting them to immediate families instead, a key lawmaker says.

03/14/2013

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US Army offers citizenship track for needed skills

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — While Congress debates immigration policy, the Army is offering a fast path to U.S. citizenship for some legal immigrants if they can fill certain critical jobs.

02/28/2013

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Obama on immigration overhaul: ‘Now is the time’

LAS VEGAS (AP) – President Barack Obama says “now is the time” to fix broken immigration laws. And he says Congress is showing “a genuine desire to get this done soon.” A USC professor talks with Penny and Phil about the latest development. Click to listen.

01/30/2013

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Obama launches push for immigration overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking swift action on immigration, President Obama on Tuesday will try to rally public support behind his proposals for giving millions of illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship, plus improving the system and border security.

01/29/2013

Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Gov’t spent $18 billion on immigration enforcement

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration spent more money on immigration enforcement in the last fiscal year than all other federal law enforcement agencies combined, according to a report on the government’s enforcement efforts.

01/07/2013

L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca (AP Photo)

Lee Baca backs off federal immigration program

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca says he will no longer hand over illegal immigrants arrested for low-level crimes to federal officials.

12/05/2012

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Former Pres. Bush leads immigration forum

Former President George W. Bush gave opening remarks at a conference on the benefits of immigrants to the U.S. Economy.

12/04/2012

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