Illegal Immigration

California Issues 59,000 Driver's Licenses To ImmigrantsCalifornia issued 59,000 driver's licenses to immigrants who are in the country illegally during the first month their applications were accepted, state officials said Wednesday.
GOP Assemblyman Tim Donnelly Enters Race For Governor Of CaliforniaRepublican Assemblyman Tim Donnelly on Tuesday announced his 2014 bid for California governor, wading into a race against Gov. Jerry Brown despite the incumbent's seemingly unstoppable money and campaign machinery.
Border Prosecutions To Be Restored Amid Gov. ShutdownU.S. Attorney Laura Duffy said late Thursday that prosecutions would return to normal after the Justice Department agreed restore staff.
Calif. Bill Would Give Licenses To Those In US IllegallyPeople living in the U.S. illegally would be able to seek a California driver's license under a bill that passed the state Assembly.
Villaraigosa Pushes For Immigration Reform During Visit To Nation's CapitolMayor Antonio Villaraigosa is calling for comprehensive federal immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country.
Library Cards May Soon Double As Official ID, Debit Cards For Undocumented ResidentsLibrary cards in the city of Los Angeles could soon double as official documentation if the City Council approves the plan. Critics argue it would encourage illegal immigration.
Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don't Want Middle Easterners HereRepublican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US "either legally or illegally".
New Bill Would Grant Work Permits To Thousands Of Illegal ImmigrantsA bill moving through the California Legislature is heating up the hot button issue of immigration reform.
ICE Arrests 206 LA-Area Illegal Immigrants In Nationwide SweepMore than 200 illegal immigrants in the Los Angeles area were arrested in a national immigration sweep, the U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement said Monday.
Controversy Surrounds Impound Reforms Designed To Help Illegal ImmigrantsAngry Angelenos are expected to voice their concerns Tuesday night at a meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission over plans to stop seizing vehicles of unlicensed drivers who are stopped at DUI checkpoints.
Newt Gingrich’s Statement On Immigration Stirs Firestorm Among ConservativesRepublican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is under fire and taking heat for his stance on immigration.
Senate Approves Limited College Aid For Illegal Immigrant StudentsGov. Jerry Brown will get his chance to let college students who entered the country illegally receive limited financial aid, under a bill approved by the state Senate.