January 11, 2009 - NPR Broadcast
When immigrants face possible deportation, they don't have the right to a state-appointed attorney. Now, the Bush administration says this means they also don't have the right to a new hearing if the lawyer they hire turns out to be incompetent or a fraud.
January 11, 2009 - The New York Times
LAREDO, Tex. Inside a courthouse just north of the Rio Grande, federal judges mete out prison sentences to throngs of 40 to 60 illegal immigrants at a time.
January 10, 2009 - The New York Times
WASHINGTON Confronted by the worst financial crisis in generations, President-elect Barack Obama and his Democratic allies in Congress are preparing to delay some of the promises he made on the campaign trail to avoid political distractions and focus on reversing the economic slide.
January 09, 2009 - 1110 AM WBT
Immigrant rights advocates expressed outrage over two new rules going into effect in the waning days of the Bush administration, one affecting how immigrants are represented in deportation cases and another mandating DNA tests for detained immigrants.
January 09, 2009 - Los Angeles Times
Pro-immigration groups say comprehensive reform would allow immigrants to bolster the nation's economic well-being. Opponents say legalization would further crowd an already dwindling job market.
January 09, 2009 - Omaha World-Herald
WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER A written complaint would trigger a county or state investigation into whether an employer knowingly hired an illegal immigrant.