Michigan’s secretary of state reversed course Friday and said her agency will issue driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, changing her mind after the Obama administration clarified the issue.
Of the 97 arrested, 60 had prior convictions for crimes such as: sex with a minor, assault, illegal firearm possession, drug possession and theft.
Groups that make-up the Alliance for Immigrants Rights and Reform Michigan rallied outside a Southwest Detroit church calling for reform in U.S. immigration laws.
Michigan “should let them drive so we don’t drive them away” to other states, attorney Miriam Aukerman said.
Did agents overstep their bounds when they tried to pick up alleged illegal immigrants Tuesday afternoon outside of two Detroit schools?
Republican 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”.
Yesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.
President Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn’t have had a worse week.
After the Supreme Court decision on the Arizona immigration law, SB 1070, the Obama administration announced that it is revoking agreements with Arizona police over the enforcement of federal immigration laws.
While neither side has totally won, the high court’s decision on Arizona’s controversial immigration law, SB 1070, is definitely a blow to President Barack Obama.