Federal immigration officials have discretionary power to give a pass to military spouses, who are in the U.S. illegally, so they could process paperwork here and not have to leave. That pass is called parole in place.
The Phoenix Urban Health Collective goes to peoples’ homes to offer treatment and advice.
A record number of U.S. military personnel -- more than 11,000 service members -- were legal immigrants who became naturalized last year, drawn by the promise of citizenship.
California has double the national rate of tuberculosis because of its large immigrant population and proximity to the border with Mexico. While both countries work together to stem the spread of TB, the San Diego-Tijuana region has established a unique model for that collaboration.
A Border Patrol agent yesterday shot dead a Mexican man on the San Diego-Tijuana border, prompting criticism that there was indiscriminate use of force by the agency.
Despite some recent reforms, some states say the "Secure Communities" program is making their policing efforts more difficult.
He survived four assassination attempts, including a kidnapping, in Mexico.
In response to criticism, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced today a series of reforms to its Secure Communities program, intended to get rid of immigrants who are dangerous criminals.
On any given day, there are about 37,000 immigrants in detention throughout the U.S. Before they get deported, many are often transferred to remote jails.
While the national effort to grant citizenship to undocumented college students has failed, the California State Assembly has passed a bill that would make financial aid available to them.