Slowing deportations could hurt chances for House immigration action

President Obama told law enforcement leaders ... that he wouldn’t sign an immigration overhaul bill unless it has “some pathway to citizenship”
Los Angeles Times
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
National News

After some of President Obama's closest political allies unexpectedly accused him of enforcing immigration laws too aggressively, the president ordered his aides this spring to find ways to ease the pace of deportations.

Aliens with Serious Criminal Convictions Freed from Detention

36,007 convicted criminal aliens return to American neighborhoods
Center for Immigration Studies
Monday, May 12, 2014
Immigration Impact

A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies reports a threat to public safety by the release of 36,007 criminal illegal aliens in 2013 who were being processed for deportation, but were not detained while awaiting the final disposition of their cases, or afterwards.

Group fights for immigrants living in the U.S. illegally

Volunteer organization uses community advocacy to pressure immigration officials
Orange County Register
Sunday, May 4, 2014
National News

Alexis Nava Teodoro was getting ready to go to sleep when a friend called: Immigration authorities picked up her aunt earlier that day. The family was frantic.

Seven O.C. arrests part of national gang sweep Operation Southbound

Operation Southbound targeted Sureño gang members, feds say.
Orange County Register
Thursday, May 1, 2014
National News

Seven people in Orange County were among 157 arrested in Southern California over the past two months in an operation targeting international street gangs, federal immigration authorities said Thursday.

High deportation figures are misleading

Illegal aliens are less likely to be deported under 'deporter in chief' President Obama
Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
National News

Immigration [open borders] activists have sharply criticized President Obama for a rising volume of deportations, labeling him the "deporter in chief" and staging large protests that have harmed his standing with some Latinos, a key group of voters for Democrats.

Obama Preparing to Stop ICE From Targeting Immigration Offenders

Center for Immigration Studies
Monday, March 24, 2014
National News

Some Statistical Honesty From ICE

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
National News

Backdoor Amnesty: Deportation Cases Closed by 'Prosecutorial Discretion' Up Almost 70%

Friday, January 24, 2014
National News

More immigrants [and illegal aliens] facing deportation in immigration courts across the nation are having their court cases closed because of Obama’s prosecutorial discretion policy, researchers at Syracuse University found.

Obama Deportations Definitely Not Record-Breaking

Center for Immigration Studies
Thursday, December 26, 2013
National News


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