With zero percent of precincts reporting, Rep. Spencer Bachus' biggest boosters have nothing to do. They arrive at city hall in this suburb of Birmingham, three minutes south of downtown and three minutes north of the state Republican Party headquarters. Continue »
Georgia ranks sixth among states for the number of illegal immigrants deported through a federal fingerprint-sharing program now used in jails across the country, public records show. Continue »
Hyundai's corporate headquarters may be in Seoul, but the company has enormous influence over Alabama politicians. And, Alabama's elected officials have been more than willing to open the state's coffers to Hyundai. Continue »
The Obama administration's newest guidelines for prosecutorial discretion are seven months old—yet cases which should be dismissed are still coming up every day. A couple of weeks ago we wrote about Daniela Palaez, the Florida valedictorian in danger of imminent deportation. Today we're writing about Gabino Sanchez,... Continue »
As was true in other conservative states this year, exit polls from the Alabama and Mississippi primaries show that the Republican electorate is not all riled up about the immigration issue. Continue »
Okay, so Super Tuesday last week wasn't quite super for Mitt Romney. None of the Three Amigos — Rick , Newt and Ron — was knocked out. Female voters were seen as fleeing the GOP as a result of that contraception chatter and Rush Limbaugh's observations. Continue »
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is not done calling out Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer for turning down his request to testify before a Senate hearing on immigration legislation. Continue »
As the GOP candidates gear up for Tuesday's primary in Alabama, the home of the nation's toughest immigration law, Mitt Romney remains comparatively quiet on the state's form of "self-deportation" which he promoted aggressively just months prior. Some say his fear of alienating Latino voters in the general election... Continue »
Speaking to a rally outside Charlotte's Immigration Court building, U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez called on federal authorities Tuesday to drop the deportation case of a South Carolina father of two – both of them U.S. citizens – who has multiple misdemeanor convictions for driving without a license. Continue »
Whenever I hear stories such as that of Daniela Pelaez, the illegal immigrant and valedictorian at a Miami high school who was set for deportation to Colombia by the Obama administration, I get depressed. Continue »