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Gov’t won’t say how many immigrants released in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is releasing inside the United States some immigrants who have crossed illegally into the country amid a surge in traffic across the Mexican border in southern Texas. But how […]


U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Jamesa Euler, delivers mail in the rain in the Cabbagetown neighborhood, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

6 federal agencies not taking a hit in shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — As many high-profile agencies sit idle because of the federal government shutdown, others are humming along just fine, thank you. Many of them have escaped the fiscal ax because they pay much […]


Sigifredo Saldana Iracheta, right and his wife Laura Saldana pose for a photo outside his sister's home in Brownsville, Texas. (AP Photo/Christopher Sherman)

Court rules that applicants were wrongly denied US citizenship

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — For more than two decades, Sigifredo Saldana Iracheta insisted he was a U.S. citizen, repeatedly explaining to immigration officials that he was born to an American father and a Mexican mother […]


Immigration Services Director Alejandro Mayorkas, May 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

Homeland Security official probed

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s choice to be the No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department is under investigation for his role in helping a company run by a brother of former Secretary […]


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5 charged in CA immigration scam

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four federal law enforcement officers were charged with accepting cash, a TV, and plane tickets among bribes dating back more than a decade to help dozens of foreigners enter the country, […]


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High-skilled visa requests exceed supply in 1 week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security has received more applications for high-skilled immigration visas than are available and will use a lottery to select which companies will receive them and then pass them on to prospective employees.


Workshops begin to help young immigrants get right to work (audio)

(CNS) – Immigrant advocates plan to hold workshops starting today to help young immigrants without papers take advantage of a new Obama administration program under which they can avoid deportation and obtain the right to […]



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