Cambodia’s prime minister said yesterday that at least 250,000 of his countrymen who were migrant workers in Thailand returned home this month under circumstances that initially violated their human rights.
The White House is drafting an immigration plan that would allow illegal immigrants to become legal permanent US residents within eight years, USA Today reported Saturday.
By Charles Babington
There’s not much President Barack Obama can do to boost the economy in the next five months, and that alone might cost him the November election. But on a range of social issues, Obama is bypassing Congress and aggressively using his executive powers to make it easier for gays to marry, women to obtain birth control, and, now, young illegal immigrants to avoid deportation.
WASHINGTON—US authorities arrested 2,900 illegal immigrants with criminal records during a seven-day sweep across the country, the biggest of its kind, immigration officials said Wednesday. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency said the operation, which it dubbed “Cross Check,” “led to the arrest of more than 2,900 convicted criminal aliens.”