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Millions more immigrants under the Senate bill
Landmark immigration legislation passed by the Senate would remake America’s workforce from the highest rungs to the lowest and bring many more immigrants into the economy, from elite technology companies to restaurant kitchens and rural fields.
Deal signs bill to fix illegal immigration law
Georgia’s governor has signed a bill that aims to fix some unintended consequences of the state’s 2011 crackdown on illegal immigration.
Obama’s big Hispanic win worries Republicans
Omayra Vasquez blinks and does a double take when asked why she voted to re-elect President Barack Obama. The reason for her was as natural as breathing.
Mexico holds 2 in connection with border shooting
Federal police have arrested two men who may be connected with the fatal shooting of a U.S. Border Patrol agent just north of the Mexico-Arizona border, a Mexican law enforcement official said Thursday.
Government agencies face penalties under immigration law
Almost 600 city and county government agencies in Georgia could lose access to millions of dollars in state loans and grants for failing to comply with a section of the state’s illegal immigration crackdown.
Judge: Police to enforce Ariz. immigration law now
A judge in Arizona ruled Tuesday that police can immediately start enforcing the most contentious section of the state’s immigration law, marking the first time officers can carry out the so-called “show me your papers” provision.
Texas town’s rental ban to get second hearing
A Dallas suburb’s long, expensive fight to ban illegal immigrants from renting homes will have perhaps its most important hearing before a largely conservative group of judges with the power to influence the national immigration debate.
Political conventions highlight Hispanic split
The Hispanics with the highest profiles in this year’s political conventions, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and Mayor Julian Castro of San Antonio, stand as opposites in a cultural and political split that has divided millions of U.S. Latinos for decades.
Report: States passing fewer immigration laws
State legislatures passed 20 percent fewer immigration laws in the first half of this year than at the same time last year, according to a new report by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Last week, a Guatemalan man who was brought to the Whitfield County jail for driving on a suspended license was interviewed by sheriff’s office employees who are trained as immigration officers. After it was discovered the man had previous arrests and convictions for DUI and attempting to elude a police officer, he was processed for deportation and transferred into the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials in Atlanta.
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