The United States Supreme Court today ruled several key parts of Arizona’s immigration enforcement law, SB-1070, unconstitutional. The Court did uphold Arizona’s right to require law enforcement officers to ask for proof of a person’s legal status whenever they have stopped someone for a legitimate purpose and have reasonable suspicion that the person is in the country illegally.
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Immigration and human rights experts say that no other developed country has passed an immigration law as stringent as Alabama’s.
A new report (PDF) by the Migration Policy Institute released today provides a set of guidelines to curb illegal immigration employment in the U.S. and the European Union.
Ending birthright citizenship in the United States by passing the 2009 Birthright Citizenship Act would drive the number of illegal aliens in the country from an estimated 11 million to 16 million by 2050, according to a report released Wednesday…
Thousands of Colorado children and adults would be eligible for permanent legal status under Dream Act legislation awaiting introduction in Congress this year. However, a recent report found that of the 2.1 million eligible in the country, considerably fewer would be able to surmount the barriers to education and military service that are necessary to take part in the program.
The United Nations estimates there are over 13 million refugees in the world. Less than one percent will ever be resettled in a third country. The few who are selected for resettlement in the United States are expected to become…