Latest Illegal immigration News

Supreme Court wrestles with Biden's deportation policy

Nov. 29, 2022 16:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday wrestled with a politically tinged dispute over a Biden administration policy that would prioritize deportation of people in the country illegally who pose the greatest public safety risk. It was not clear after arguments that...

GOP's new committee leaders prepare blitz of investigations

Nov. 29, 2022 00:11 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are promising aggressive oversight of the Biden administration once they assume the majority next year, with a particular focus on the business dealings of presidential son Hunter Biden, illegal immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border and the originations of...

Smallest German governing party stalls on citizenship reform

Nov. 28, 2022 09:40 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Senior members of the smallest party in Germany’s coalition government are seeking to hit the brakes on plans to ease rules for obtaining German citizenship, arguing Monday that the government must first do more to ensure that people in the country illegally are deported. ...

Arizona measure gives non-citizens in-state college tuition

Nov. 14, 2022 23:35 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona voters have approved an initiative to extend cheaper in-state college tuition to some non-citizen students, cheering supporters who hope the measure’s passage Monday will help spark momentum for wider immigration reform in Congress. The Associated Press...

4 EU members say they can't take so many migrant arrivals

Nov. 12, 2022 15:02 PM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Four Mediterranean European Union nations have issued a joint statement on a dispute over a deal for Europe to jointly help asylum-seekers. In their statement Saturday, Italy, Greece, Malta and Cyprus repeated their positions that they “cannot subscribe to...

GOP’s Kobach wins Kansas AG’s race, revives political career

Nov. 09, 2022 13:02 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Kris Kobach revived his political career by winning the Kansas attorney general’s race after two big losses tied to his national reputation as an immigration and election law provocateur. Kobach, a former two-term Kansas secretary of state and...

Race for Nevada's US Senate candidates too early to call

Nov. 09, 2022 02:38 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The nail-biting race between Democratic U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto and Republican challenger Adam Laxalt remained too early to call after polls closed across Nevada Tuesday night. Laxalt and Cortez Masto have been locked in a tight race for weeks, both...

UK minister under fire for calling migrants an 'invasion'

Nov. 01, 2022 13:06 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s interior minister faced criticism Tuesday for describing migrants crossing the English Channel in small boats as an “invasion,” days after an immigration center was attacked with firebombs. Home Secretary Suella Braverman used the term while defending...

Treasury probing Florida Gov. DeSantis' migrant flights

Oct. 12, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department's internal watchdog is investigating whether Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis improperly used federal pandemic aid to fly migrants to Martha’s Vineyard as part of his effort to “transport illegal immigrants to sanctuary destinations.” At...

Arizona weighing in-state tuition rate for some non-citizens

Oct. 06, 2022 01:17 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona voters this November will decide whether to allow students regardless of their immigration status to obtain financial aid and cheaper in-state tuition at state universities and community colleges. At least 18 states, including California and Virginia, as well...