Critics say DUI and drivers license checkpoints are being used to impound cars and target undocumented immigrants. A California Assembly member has proposed to ban the practice.
May 25, 2011
A controversial program administered by the Department of Homeland Security is the subject of an internal inquiry. Secure Communities has been under fire for stepping up deportations of noncriminals.
May 23, 2011
President Barack Obama gave a speech in El Paso, Texas regarding border security and immigration.
May 10, 2011
As the city of El Paso prepares for President Obama's visit, residents weigh in on his stance on immigration so far.
May 10, 2011
Multiple illegal border crossings land a Mexican man in prison for seven years.
May 04, 2011
Federal agents arrested the father-son owners of a popular string of restaurants in Arizona and California, Wednesday morning. They are accused of hiring illegal immigrants and paying them under the table.
April 21, 2011
There are more than 30,000 refugee families in San Diego County. Finding jobs for this population isn't easy, but some refugee women are finding opportunities by staying at home, with kids.
April 14, 2011
Terror watch lists used at the border, or at airports, have proliferated since the attacks of Sept. 11th, 2001. Sometimes people without criminal backgrounds end up on these lists; for some, it's not easy to get off of them.
April 08, 2011
Visitors from industrialized countries are allowed to stay three months--and often significantly longer--in the U.S. under the Visa Waiver program. But San Diego officials are changing the custom.
March 31, 2011
As Arizona continues to battle with the federal government over immigration policy, some cities are stepping up to make a statement of their own.
March 29, 2011


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