Immigration

Immigration Bills Concern Farmers
The immigration debate is focused on border security and people in the country illegally, but the nation's farmers are hoping for legislation that makes it easier for them to hire workers.
Senators closing in on border security compromise
White House-backed immigration legislation is gaining momentum in the Senate, where key lawmakers say they are closing in on a bipartisan compromise to spend tens of billions of dollars stiffening the bill's border security requirements without delaying legalization for millions living in the c…
Obama, Senate Focus On Immigration/AP NewsMinute
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first votes in the full Senate on immigration overhaul are set for this afternoon to determine whether or not debate will move forward on the issue. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama is inviting law enforcement, labor and business leaders to the White House to show they …
GOP Roadmap Calls For Immigration Reform
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee is endorsing comprehensive immigration reform as part of a multi-step roadmap designed to improve the GOP’s brand among minority voters who overwhelmingly backed Democrats last fall. The committee releases a 100-page report Monday out…
U.S. Chamber Makes Immigration Overhaul Top Priority
WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce says the organization is joining forces with labor, faith organizations, law enforcement and ethnic groups to push for comprehensive immigration reform. Tom Donohue said in a speech Thursday that the “door to the American …
Ariz. Migrant Case Could Lead To Sweeping Changes
PHOENIX (AP) — The United States could see an official about-face in the coming months in how it confronts illegal immigration if the Supreme Court follows through on its suggestion to let local police enforce the most controversial part of Arizona’s immigration law. Over the last seve…
Immigration Sweep Includes Casper Arrest
DENVER (AP) — Federal officials say they arrested 94 immigrants in Colorado and Wyoming who were convicted of serious crimes, immigration violations, or were immigration fugitives. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say Monday the arrests were part of six-day nationwide sweep …
Immigration Officers Arrest 94 In Colo., Wyo
DENVER (AP) — Federal officials say they arrested 94 immigrants in Colorado and Wyoming who were convicted of serious crimes, immigration violations, or were immigration fugitives. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say Monday the arrests were part of six-day nationwide sweep …