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President Barack Obama speaks at an Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 14, 2014. (credit: YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigration Activists Warn Of Political Peril For Obama, Dems If Deportations Aren’t Curbed

Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the president acts boldly and soon to curb deportations and allow more immigrants to remain legally in the U.S.


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US Questioning More Than 100 From ‘Stash House’

U.S. immigration authorities on Thursday were interviewing more than 100 people presumed to be in the country illegally after they were discovered crammed into a small house in south Houston.


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Patrick Challenged On Hiring Illegal Immigrant In The Past

Candidate for lieutenant governor Dan Patrick has promised a tougher line on illegal immigration but is coming under fire after a former employee said he worked at Patrick’s sports bar without legal authorization.


General view of the University of Texas Tower on the University of Texas campus on Sept. 21, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

University Of Texas Group Cancels ‘Catch An Illegal Immigrant Game’

A conservative student group announced Monday they will play a “Catch an Illegal Immigrant Game” this week on the University of Texas at Austin, drawing condemnation from Democrats and a threat of expulsion from campus officials.


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Chipper Jones Apologizes For Comment On Twitter

Former Atlanta Braves’ baseman Chipper Jones is truly sorry about his comments surrounding individuals who are in the United States with the improper or unauthorized documents pertaining to their citizenship.


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Officials Investigate After Several Found In Back Of Truck

According to officials, a wrecker driver who stopped to assist with a broken down box truck along Beltway 8 Thursday evening, made a discovery that has led to an investigation.


Attorney General Eric Holder testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Capitol Hill, on Nov. 8, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Second Lawsuit Filed Against Federal Government Over ‘Fast And Furious’

The sister of a federal agent wounded in an attack in Mexico said Wednesday she hoped the lawsuit filed by her brother and the family of an agent who was killed will force the government to answer their questions.


File photo of the logo of the US Homeland Security Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Photo by PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Raid Human Trafficking, Drug Operation

Officials raided a home that was being used to house illegal immigrants as well as a drug operation Tuesday.


File photo of the logo of the US Homeland Security Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Photo by PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Dozens Found In House, In ICE Custody

Immigration officials raided a northwest Harris County home Monday night, suspected of functioning as housing for persons who are in the country illegally.


Obama has locked in many Latino voters based on his support of the DREAM Act for young immigrants. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Touting DREAM Act To Guarantee Latino Votes

Alvisar has switched her support to President Barack Obama because of his support for legislation known as the DREAM Act. While Democrats failed to get the bill through Congress, Obama in August signed a directive that implemented its key provision — allowing young people brought into the country without authorization as children to avoid deportation if they graduate high school or join the military.