Napolitano’s California appointment to be ‘met with protests’ – Washington Times

Immigrant-rights groups are vowing to protest if the University of California hires Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to head its school system, saying her record as chief of President Obama’s immigration policy has been “an unmitigated failure.” Ms. Napolitano announced Friday morning that she has been nominated to take the helm at the…

Numbers don’t add up on Obama pledge to deport more criminal illegal immigrants – Washington Times

The Obama administration is deporting fewer people than it did in 2011 or 2012, but has ousted more than 110, medical 000 illegal immigrants this year who didn’t have criminal records, according to statistics that call into question the Obama administration’s public statements about its deportation policies. Continued deportation of rank-and-file illegal im…

Numbers don’t add up on Obama pledge to deport more criminal illegal immigrants – Washington Times

The Obama administration is deporting fewer people than it did in 2011 or 2012, but has ousted more than 110, 000 illegal immigrants this year who didn’t have criminal records, according to statistics that call into question the Obama administration’s public statements about its deportation policies. Continued deportation of rank-and-file illegal im…

Fear, mistrust linger in immigrant neighborhood after weekend raid of South Side flea market | Chicago Muckrakers

Days after a Saturday morning Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid at a popular flea market, stuff immigrant rights advocates are calling for an end to federal operations in their neighborhoods that they say only incite fear – and could make immigrants mistrustful of immigration reform. At 10:30 a.m. on June 29, Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s…

‘Independence Day’ rings hollow for Philly’s undocumented immigrants Metro.us

Americans traditionally treat Independence Day as an observance of the country’s hard-won freedom and liberties. But some activists say for undocumented immigrants in the U.S., there’s nothing to celebrate this Fourth of July. “There’s a huge number of families who are not at liberty,” said Blanca Pacheco, an organizer with interfaith immigrants ri…

‘Independence Day’ rings hollow for Philly’s undocumented immigrants Metro.us

Americans traditionally treat Independence Day as an observance of the country’s hard-won freedom and liberties. But some activists say for undocumented immigrants in the U.S., there’s nothing to celebrate this Fourth of July. “There’s a huge number of families who are not at liberty,” said Blanca Pacheco, an organizer with interfaith immigrants ri…