Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly said that if and when the Ebola virus escapes its containment in West Africa, infected people may flee those countries and spread the disease to Central and South America.
The Center for Immigration Studies found that one in five residents of the United States–nearly 61.8 million people–speak a language other than English in their homes as reported in a study released Monday.
At her weekly press conference Nancy Pelosi was asked whether illegal immigrants from Iraq should be granted legal status. Her reply didn’t contain an answer to the question.
This summer, thousands of immigrant families were caught illegally crossing the Mexican border and released in the U.S. with instructions to report to immigration authorities within 15 days.
The influx of unaccompanied alien children will cost one school district in Louisiana $4.6 million alone this year, as local school budgets across the country are bearing the brunt of the thousands of illegal immigrant minors who crossed the border this summer.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud supports the position of allowing illegal immigrants to continue to receive welfare in Maine.
President Obama has repeatedly said that he will take executive action if Congress does not pass an immigration policy overhaul. He will face fierce opposition if he decides to forge his own path — a majority of Americans, including a majority of his own party, say Obama should continue to work with Congress on reforms.
As President Obama considers postponing the deportation of millions of immigrants, public opinion has shifted–now, the number of Americans who want tighter border security is on the rise.