Chuck Schumer Has Creative Immigration Idea

Last week, John Boehner pretty much shut down any talk in the House of immigration reform until Obama earns the trust of his fellow Republicans. Boehner released his own immigration overhaul principles only a couple of weeks ago, on Jan.…

Maria Conchita Alonso Faces Backlash Over Tea Party Ad

Actress Maria Conchita Alonso is receiving  backlash over her support of  Tea Party Republican Tim Donnelly. Donnelly is a California State Assemblyman known for his vigorous opposition of undocumented immigrants entering the U.S. He is also the founder of the state…

Obama’s Uncle Gets OK’d; Not All “Illegals” Get Deported.

President Obama’s uncle got the OK to stay in the U.S. Tuesday by an immigration judge in Boston. Onyango Obama ignored his deportation orders more than two decades ago but was given permanent resident status after he testified that he…

Obama Interrupted By Heckler During Immigration Speech

President Obama was heckled on Monday by a young man during his speech on immigration reform in San Fransisco. The young man was calling on the president to stop deportation. “Mr. Obama, my family has been separated for 19 months…

Virtual Kidnapping: Four Charged in Virtual Scam

It seems that virtual kidnappings are on the rise. Recent investigations led to the arrest of four virtual kidnappers from Mexico.  According to a federal indictment unsealed on Friday 8, the kidnappers were using telecommunication tactics to collect money from…

Arizona and Kansas Exploit Supreme Court Loophole

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court struck down an Arizona law that required voters to present proof of their United States citizenship in order to vote in local as well as federal elections. The New York Times reports that Arizona…

Border Patrol Could Arm Predator Drones

The U.S. has been using drones to keep an eye on the border with Mexico for several years now. These drones have been doing observation only, letting officials know what is going on in vulnerable spots along the border. The…

Mark Zuckerberg’s FWD.us Releases New Pro-Immigration Ad

The immigration debate is heating up in Washington again as President Obama has asked Congress to put a bill on his desk before summer’s end. One of the largest proponents of immigration reform – Mark Zuckerberg’s FWD.us – is now…

Zuckerberg’s FWD.us Immigration Reform Group Snags Bill Gates, Sean Parker, and More

Mark Zuckerberg’s immigration-focused political advocacy group is getting the help of a few more tech heavyweights. Today, FWD.us announced a couple of new members: Microsoft founder BIll Gates, current Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Microsoft EVP Brad Smith and Sean Parker,…

Zuckerberg: U.S. Immigration Policy ‘Unfit for Today’s World’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has pulled the cover off his immigration reform group, outlining its position and naming its advocates in a Washington Post op-ed. He starts off with an anecdote about a young, undocumented student that he teaches in…