How Bad Will Harry Reid’s Dream Act Hit You?

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If the Dream Act passes, do you have any idea how much it will cost you, the American taxpayer? It will cost untold billions of your dollars and throw this country into a greater tailspin. It will increase illegal immigration faster than anyone can imagine. My friend, former Congressman Tom Tancredo, knows the ultimate cost. […]

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Donnelly seeks to bring Arizona-style immigration law to California

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Freshman Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Claremont, wasted no time in making good on one of his top campaign promises. In his first act after being sworn in to office this week, the Tea Party-backed lawmaker introduced legislation aimed at curbing illegal immigration in California with provisions similar to Arizona’s controversial immigration law. Though Donnelly promised to […]

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Supreme Court issues split decision on Arizona immigration law

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The U.S. Supreme Court struck down most of Arizona’s strict law targeting illegal immigrants, but said Arizona’s police can stop, question and briefly detain immigrants if they have reason to believe they are in the country illegally. The justices said the federal government has the ultimate authority to decide who will be held on immigration […]

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Rubio: Conservatives should lead on immigration

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Sen. Marco Rubio told Human Events that while his conservative critics may have bad memories about past efforts to reform immigration, the GOP should press ahead with its own agenda – and not wait for the president to act. In an in-depth and exclusive interview, the Florida senator offered specifics about how he envisioned the […]

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House passes immigration Dream Act

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Reporting from Washington — The House passed a landmark youth immigration bill known as the Dream Act on Wednesday night largely along party lines, but the measure faces a tough test in the Senate as Democrats struggle to pass priority legislation in the waning days of this Congress. Eight Republicans joined in approving the bill, […]

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Federal agents, Danbury police pick up five immigrants

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Five men were arrested in the city Thursday during a joint operation involving federal immigration agents and local police, authorities said. Capt. Thomas Wendel, a spokesman for the Danbury Police Department, said the arrests were made as part of the city’s partnership with federal immigration agents. Both local police officers and U.S. Immigration and Customs […]

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More States Seeking to Follow Arizona’s Push for Tougher Immigration Rules

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Arizona’s get-tough approach to illegal immigration has sparked court challenges likely to take years to resolve. Randy Terrill, a Republican state lawmaker from Oklahoma, won’t be waiting to see what judges decide. Terrill is among dozens of state legislators across the U.S. drafting measures that match or go further than the Arizona law, which requires […]

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Bleak prospects for broad immigration reform in near future

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Just days after Congress killed the DREAM Act, voices on all sides of the immigration reform debate say it’s unlikely there will be much movement on the issue during the next two years. With Republicans poised to assume House control in January, immigrant-rights advocates see scant chance legislation to grant illegal immigrants any kind of […]

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NJ Sen. Robert Menendez seeks support for immigration reform bill

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New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez plans to reach out to a South Carolina Republican to craft a bipartisan immigration reform bill in the next Congress. But it’s not clear that Sen. Lindsey Graham will want to work with the top-ranking Hispanic Democrat on Capitol Hill. Graham spokesman Kevin Bishop said last week his boss wants […]

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Mexican gunman fires across border toward U.S. highway workers

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At least one Mexican gunman fired a high-powered rifle across the border at four U.S. road workers Thursday in an isolated ghost town east of Fort Hancock, Hudspeth County sheriff’s officials said. The bullets did not injure the four men. Mike Doyle, chief deputy of the Hudspeth County Sheriff’s Office, said a rancher spotted a […]

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