Immigration |

How Obama's new deportation program differs from old one

Courtesy U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
| President Obama scrapped the Secure Communities program and vowed to replace it with something better, but immigration advocates say the details are scarce.

In immigration news: High-skilled worker visa debate, war criminals in the US, 'sanctuary cities,' more


A recent case in Florida highlights how suspected foreign war criminals have sought shelter in the US over the years. This and more.

Chinese immigrant granted license to practice law — after 125 years


The court granted Hong Yen Chang a license to practice law. The ruling reversed a 19th century decision denying a Chinese immigrant's application to practice law.

LAPD officer arrested at US-Mexico border for alleged smuggling


Border Patrol agents allegedly found a person hiding in the officer's car when they stopped him for questioning Saturday night, according to NBC-LA.

In immigration news: White House pushes court on executive action, LA cop arrested at border, tech diversity, more


If the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturns a Texas judge's order blocking executive action, the immigration plan could move forward sooner. This and more.

In immigration news: Feds ask court to lift block on executive action, evolution of Mexican migration, DACA recipients arrested, more


The federal government has asked an appeals court to allow President Obama's executive immigration order to move forward. This and more.

In immigration news: LA foreign 'student' scam, GOP immigrant tax fight, migrants maimed by train protest, more


Federal officials say operators of four LA-area trade schools took in as much as $6 million a year, enrolling foreign 'students' who did not attend. This and more.

Feds arrest 3 people in trade school immigration scheme


Defendants allegedly let foreign 'students' enroll for a fee, in exchange for student visa documents that would let them stay in the United States.