Caroline May

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Pew: Millennials, Gen Xers Could Out Vote Baby Boomers This Election

According to a Pew analysis of U.S. Census data, since 1980 Baby Boomers and their antecedents have cast the most votes in each presidential election. As the number of older voters decline and younger voters — supplemented by naturalizations of foreign-born adults — increase the electorate has experienced a shift toward Millennial and Generation voters.

A 'vote here 'sign stands outside a polling station across from the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, on February 20, 2016.

Criminal Alien Known to ICE Now Charged with Carjacking 2 Elderly Women

The illegal immigrant who allegedly carjacked two elderly women at gunpoint and led police on a high-speed car chase in Kansas City, Missouri earlier this month had a prior felony record and multiple contacts with federal immigration officials, according to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA).

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DACA Beneficiary Sues to Exempt N.Y.ers from Injunction Blocking Exec. Amnesty

In a lawsuit filed Thursday with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, DACA beneficiary Martín Batalla Vidal — represented by the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), the Make the Road New York (MRNY), and Yale Law School’s Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) — seeks to exempt New York residents from the Texas v. United States injunction.

People stand together as they hold a vigil to support President Barack Obama's immigration executive action on April 18, 2016 in Miami, Florida.

GOP Chairman Blasts DOJ for Failing to Combat Asylum Fraud

“What message is being sent to those aliens who already have an incentive to lie to obtain an immigration benefit and now are emboldened even more by DOJ’s apparent acquiescence to this type of egregious criminal conduct?” Goodlatte wrote in a stinging letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch last week.

Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch returns to Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, to testify after a short break of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on her nomination. If confirmed, Lynch would replace Attorney General Eric Holder, who announced his resignation in September after leading the Justice Department …

Judges Block 57 Percent of Deportations Sought by DHS

A majority of the illegal aliens the Department of Homeland Security attempted to remove from the United States so far this fiscal year have been shielded from deportation by immigration judges.

New York Immigrant Groups Rally To Celebrate Obama Announcement On Immigration

ICE Arrests 58 Criminal Aliens in New York

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has arrested 58 criminal aliens in the New York metropolitan area, in an operation targeting deportable foreign nationals who have committed crimes sufficiently bad to warrant removal under President Barack Obama’s “priorities” for enforcement of existing laws.

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More Immigrants Seeking Citizenship to Vote in 2016 Presidential Race

Due to the Obama Administration’s effort encouraging immigrants to become U.S. citizens to “fully participate in civic life” and a desire to vote in the 2016 presidential election, the number of naturalization applications have increased substantially in recent months, according to the Migration Policy Institute.

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Venezuelan Requests for Asylum in the U.S. Skyrocket 168 Percent

From October 2015 to June 2016, Venezuelans filed 10,221 applications for asylum. By comparison, over that same period last fiscal year — October 2014 to June 2015 — just 3,810 Venezuelans filed applications for asylum in the U.S.

Venezuelan immigrants collect donations from Venezuela Awareness, a foundation created to help Venezuelan immigrants, at a storage facility in Miami, Florida, on June 03, 2016. Since early 2014, Venezuela has been among the top 10 asylum-seeking nations in the US. 'The foreign-born population of Venezuelan origin living in the US …

DACA Gimmick: Nearly 3,000 Illegal Immigrants on Track for Permanent Amnesty

While normally parole is an immigration benefit selectively offered to largely inadmissible aliens for only “urgent humanitarian reasons” or in cases of “significant public benefit,” the Obama Administration has been allowing DACA recipients to seek advance parole — allowing re-entry to the U.S. after traveling abroad — for “educational purposes, employment purposes, or humanitarian purposes.”

Community activists rally during an event on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA and Deferred Action for Parental Accountability, DAPA in downtown Los Angeles, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. The White House promised an appeal Tuesday after a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration …

Sen. Jeff Sessions Blasts ‘Unlawful’ Invite for Central Americans into U.S.

President Barack Obama’s decision to invite Central American relatives of traditionally unqualified immigrants — including the illegal immigrants protected by his executive amnesty — to the United States is unlawful and will worsen the tide of migrants on the U.S.-Mexico border, says Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL).

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Lawmakers Introduce Bill in Memory of Casey Chadwick

Three senators have introduced legislation in the memory of Norwich, Connecticut woman Casey Chadwick, murdered by an illegal immigrant from Haiti who Immigration and Customs Enforcement failed to deport.

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Police Department Survey: Violent Crime Up in Major Cities

According to the MCCA survey, the police departments of major cities reported a total of 2,308 homicides during the first half of 2016 compared to 2,001 during the first half of 2015. Additionally aggravated assaults increased from 68,990 in the first half of 2015 to 70,809 so far this year, non-fatal shootings grew from 6,362 to 6,965 this year to date, and robberies have also increased from 46,182 during the first half of 2015 to 47,294 this year.

FORT MYERS, FL - JULY 25: Police remove the crime scene tape after finishing their investigation of the shooting outside of Club Blu where two people were killed and at least 15 wounded on July 25, 2016 in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by