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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.


Former Governor of Mississippi, Haley Barbour speaks during the "Pathway to the American Dream: Immigration Policy in the 21st Century" panel at the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library on the University of Texas campus April 8, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Deborah Cannon-Pool/Getty Images)

Barbour: ‘The Stupidest Thing We Can Do Economically’ Is Make Illegal Immigrants Leave

The summit began with former Republican Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, a fast-rising Democrat and top surrogate of Obama, urging Congress to tackle immigration reform before the end of the year.


U.S. Border Patrol agents speak near the U.S.-Mexico border fence overlooking Tijuana, Mexico on Oct. 3, 2013 near San Diego, Calif. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

60 Mexican Migrant Protesters Detained Trying To Cross Into US From Tijuana

Sixty Mexican migrants were detained Sunday by U.S. authorities after they crossed into the United States from the border city of Tijuana as part of a protest against U.S. immigration policies.


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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.


The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) is offering a 30-hour course at its satellite campus in San Antonio to give students mock interviews with U.S. immigration officials, academic lessons and other bilingual assistance in obtaining U.S. citizenship. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Mexican University Offers Course On How To Become A US Citizen

A branch of a Mexican university in San Antonio is offering a bilingual course in how to become a U.S. citizen.


Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson attends the opening of a new TSA Pre-check application center at Dulles Airport on Jan. 14, 2014 in Sterling, Va. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Homeland Secretary: ‘We Need To Continually Monitor Trends In Border Crossings’

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Tuesday on a visit to the Texas-Mexico border that the surge of immigrants from countries other than Mexico crossing the border illegally presents challenges to the department.


File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Relatives Of Illegal Immigrants Worry About Buying Obamacare Insurance

Day after day, Adonias Arevalo tried to calm his parents’ nerves, attempting to convince them it was safe for him to apply for government-subsidized health insurance through the nation’s new coverage system.


Mexican authorities say Edgar Jimenez Lugo confessed to murdering 4 people on behalf of the drug cartels. (Getty Images)

Teen Cartel Killer Released In Mexico, Goes To U.S.

A 17-year-old American citizen who confesses to being a killer for a Mexican drug cartel has finished his three-year juvenile-offender term for for murder and other charges and is returning to the U.S.


Young men and boys from Mexico jump into the Rio Grande from the United States side of the border with Mexico (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

US, Mexican Officials Discuss Border, Immigration

A panel of U.S. and Mexican diplomats, politicians, and business leaders have met in West Texas to discuss cross-border commerce, infrastructure investments and immigration reform.


File photo of Border Patrol at the Texas-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images)

Cartel Towns Pose Challenge For Immigration Reform

Just across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas, stands a dormitory-style shelter filled with people recently deported from the U.S. and other migrants waiting to cross the border.