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The 'Line' For Legal Immigration Is Already About 4 Million People Long

"In the debate over immigration reform, most seem to agree on this point: people who are now in the U.S. illegally should wait at the back of the line for legal residency. That means no green card until legal immigrants get theirs. But as NPR's Ted Robbins reports, that presents a problem because...

Border Drones Fly Into Fight Over Immigration

"The runways at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., are busy. This is where the Army tests its military drones, where it trains its drone pilots, and where four Customs and Border Protection drones take off and land. From here, the CBP drones survey the Arizona-Mexico border — mainly looking for immigrants...

Little-Known Immigration Mandate Keeps Detention Beds Full

"Imagine your city council telling the police department how many people the police had to keep in jail each night. Sort of like a quota for traffic tickets, only it's a quota for human detentions. That's effectively what Congress has told ICE, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency...

Thousands Still Have Not Applied For DACA

"The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program allows young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children to avoid deportation. They can also get a work permit for two years." - Ted Robbins (NPR) explains why many who are eligible have not yet applied.