Immigration

Get the latest news on immigration, including immigration law, immigration reform, illegal immigration, and more.

Jun 20, 2011

Immigration reform has been an issue that remains prevalent in the deep American south. Though states have treated the problem differently, controversial legislation has been enacted in Georgia in an effort to limit the number of individuals that illegally reside in the U.S.

The controversial legislation that was passed in Georgia could cause many of the illegal residents of the state to flee.

Jun 8, 2011

Immigration reform has been an issue that has been all over the news lately due to its association with the economy and resources of both the federal government and individual states.

May 31, 2011

Legal battles over immigration have been at the forefront of the last several elections.

May 19, 2011

An immigration lawsuit was filed recently by the daughter of a 49-year-old immigration detainee who died in a Massachusetts jail in 2009, The Associated Press reports.

According to the news source, the lawsuit accuses Suffolk County House of Correction officials of acting negligently after the man allegedly died from a heart attack that was caused by a sepsis infection. The lawsuit claims that the officials did not properly treat the man's infection.

The lawsuit, which was filed electronically with U.S.

May 9, 2011

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said recently that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has settled a lawsuit with a man who was allegedly held in jail while his immigration status was investigated.

The Associated Press reports that the agency decided to settle the case with the man, who was represented by the ACLU, in order to avoid protracted litigation.

According to the ACLU, the government agreed to settle the case for $50,000, but the immigration agency still does not admit any wrongdoing in the case.

The case centered around Luis Quezada, wh