Obama wants to ID illegals barred from deportation

The Obama administration has ordered immigration agents to ask immigrants they encounter living in the country illegally whether they might qualify under President Barack Obama’s plans to avoid deporting them, according to internal training materials obtained by The Associated Press. Agents also have been told to review government files to identify any jailed immigrants they […]

California to grant driver’s licenses to illegals

California to grant driver’s licenses to illegals

California on Friday will start taking driver’s license applications from the nation’s largest population of immigrants in the country illegally. The state Department of Motor Vehicles expects 1.4 million people will seek a license in the first three years of a program aimed at boosting road safety and making immigrants’ lives easier. California officials say […]

Washington approves college grants for illegal aliens

The move signals a shift among Republicans in a state with a growing Latino population

Washington approves college grants for illegal aliens

Washington state lawmakers have voted to make students brought to the United States illegally by their parents eligible for need-based college financial aid. Passage of the measure, which supporters have labeled the Dream Act after failed U.S. legislation of 2010, marks a victory for immigrant-rights advocates and a shift within the state Republican party, whose […]