Experts say beefed-up enforcement in Arizona and New Mexico is pushing illegal crossers toward California.
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California's illegal immigrants won't get a chance to apply for driver's licenses anytime soon. The bill is opposed by Republicans — and a majority of voters — who say licenses would reward people in violation of immigration law.
Immigrants continue to flock to the Southeast faster than any other region of the country. States like Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee saw their foreign-born populations jump between 2000 and 2005, mostly because of Hispanic immigrants from countries such as Mexico and Guatemala
The Salinas United Business Association, a merchants' organization in the East Alisal and East Market street corridors, hopes to establish a "prostitution-free zone" within the next month by getting approval by the City Council.
The smuggler and the main witness in a trial against the agents, has been granted by the U.S. Attorney Office full immunity from the prosecution for the crimes he committed, and is already suing the U.S. Border Patrol for five million dollars.
A southern Arizona Indian tribe wants more federal help to battle illegal immigration and smuggling on its reservation, saying it is spending $3 million a year to secure a 75-mile stretch of the Mexican border."We're caught in the middle of this whole problem"...
"We have dramatically increased this year the number of criminal cases brought against employers who are illegally employing those who migrate across the border without proper authority", Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff stated at a press conference in...
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