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Surge of Immigrants from India Baffles Border Officials in Texas

This story also ran in the Los Angeles Times. Thousands of immigrants from India have crossed into the United States illegally at the southern tip of Texas in the last year, part of a mysterious and rapidly growing human smuggling pipeline that is backing up court dockets, filling detention centers and triggering investigations. The immigrants,


Immigration Champions Brace for Republican House Plans

Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa   Photo by Ryan J. Reilly/Flickr As Republicans assumed control of the House last week, immigration advocates and Democrats are bracing for what could be a painful two years, with looming battles in the courts, statehouses and on the Hill. President Obama has said he’s committed to an immigration law overhaul

Jan 11, 2011

Immigration Digest, Dec. 13-19: DREAM denied

After months of campaigning by immigrant advocacy groups and students, including a massive push leading up to Saturday’s U.S. Senate vote, a bill that would have offered a pathway toward legal status for hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants failed to leap a procedural hurdle, effectively killing the legislation.

Dec 22, 2010

Immigration Digest, Nov. 15-21:

As Democrats prepare to take a bite at immigration-related legislation during the lame-duck session, the argument nationally over immigration centers, at the moment, on college classrooms.

Nov 25, 2010
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