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House Democrats ask DHS to end detention of mothers and children

On Wednesday, May 27, Congressional representatives Zoe Lofgren, Lucille Roybal-Allard, and Luis Gutierrez along with 133 other House Democrats sent a letter to the...

DHS considering two changes to scale back deportations

On Thursday, the White House sent out an announcement after meeting with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus indicating that President Obama had asked...

‘Morehouse man’ Jeh Johnson confirmed as Secretary of Homeland Security

Today the Senate voted to confirm former Pentagon attorney Jeh Johnson to be the next Secretary of Homeland Security by a vote of 78-16....

Joe Biden publicly voices support for Janet Napolitano to be on...

Friday was Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano's last day on the job before heading west to lead serve as president of the University of...

Blockbuster movie ‘Elysium’ touches upon pollution, immigration, and the lower classes

The new sci fi flick "Elysium" is about a grossly polluted, overcrowded earth, filled with poor mostly brown and black people who are stuck...

“Credible Fear” Established, Asylum Requests Move Forward for #DREAM9

According to the Associated Press, on Tuesday the Department of Homeland Security has established "credible fear" for nine immigrants from Mexico who were brought...

Janet Napolitano Leaving DHS: What does it mean for immigration and...

This morning it was announced that the Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is resigning her positions to head up the University of California...

Amendment to Deport DREAMers Passes in House

Today the House of Representatives voted on an amendment by Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program....

Missing the Detention & Deportation Forest for the Immigration Reform Tree

Seemingly lost in much of the congratulatory messaging surrounding the "Gang of 8" immigration reform bill passing by a bipartisan vote of 13-5 from...

Cut Ties Between Maricopa County and ICE

BY MARISA FRANCO Despite the fact that political winds are blowing away from Arizona-style attrition politics, some officials in that state are determined to keep...