The number of illegal immigrants in the United States totaled 11.3 million in 2014, outnumbering the 9.6 million Americans who were unemployed in the same year, according to data from Pew Research Center and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
The Obama White House on Thursday threatened to veto legislation that would cut off federal funding from state and local governments providing sanctuary to illegal immigrants.
The Obama administration is moving forward with plans to expand a waiver program that will allow additional illegal aliens to remain in the country rather than apply for legal status from abroad.
A new report estimates that 2.5 million illegal immigrants have entered the United States since Barack Obama took office in 2009.
Fifty-two percent of all new driver’s licenses issued in the state of California thus far this year have been awarded to illegal immigrants.
A majority of likely U.S. voters believe the Justice Department should take legal action against cities that provide sanctuary for illegal immigrants.
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus phoned Donald Trump Wednesday afternoon, urging him to tone down his controversial comments on immigration.