Immigration

In his first proposal for the new budget year, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown made a case for steep cuts to essential services that would affect poor Californians, including refugees and immigrants.
January 11, 2011
With Republicans taking the House of Representatives, the next immigration battle is moving to citizenship rights--specifically, the Us-born children of undocumented immigrants.
January 05, 2011
By late this week, nearly a million Mexican citizens will drive south on America's highways, headed home for the holidays. The Mexican government will be at the border waiting for them with open arms and beefed-up security. For good reason: the travelers come flush with cash and gifts.
December 22, 2010
Data from the 2010 Census show the Southwest grew more than any other region in the country.
December 21, 2010
As deportations of undocumented immigrants have increased over the last year, so has the separation of mothers from their kids. But for many women, that reality is pushing them into an endless cycle of illegal border crossings and deportations.
December 15, 2010
Immigration judges are letting more illegal migrants stay in the country. Government records show that the Obama Administration is focusing its deportation efforts on those who have been convicted of crimes.
December 01, 2010
Immigration judges are letting more illegal migrants stay in the country. Government records show that the Obama Administration is focusing its deportation efforts on those who have been convicted of crimes.
November 29, 2010
Evangelical pastors along the U.S.-Mexico border are increasingly building their Latino church services. They're focusing on youth ministry, women in the church and popular culture, and rapidly reinventing a traditionally Catholic community.
November 29, 2010
The federal government's electronic border fence has been plagued with problems from the beginning. Now, the program is nearly in tatters, and some security experts believe last week's short renewal of the fence contract is the government buying itself time before backing out of the ambitious project.
November 28, 2010
"Secure Communities" is an immigration enforcement program which runs fingerprints obtained by local police through a national database. But across the country, questions about it remain.
November 26, 2010

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