Libya's population was once one-fourth immigrants, most of them illegal. In the wake of its revolution last year, most of them left. And while some are returning, helping to fill important jobs that have gone unfilled, the nation is also cracking down, hard, on illegal immigrants.
Julio Salgado is one of 800,000 undocumented immigrants whose parents brought them to the United States as children, and are under 30. Salgado, a college graduate, has created a series of videos and art that highlight the situations that people like him often face.
The Supreme Court struck down three of four provisions in the controversial Arizona immigration law Monday in a 5-3 decision. But what it left was what Arizona State Rep. John Kavanagh called the law's "heart and soul."
In Orlando, Fla., on Thursday, Republican Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney reached out to Latino voters in an effort to win over their support, especially in crucial swing states. Romney, for the first time, signaled his willingness to confer legal status on illegal immigrants who came to the country at a young age and earn a college degree.
As the economy has shifted and job market has changed, fewer Hispanics are coming to the United States. But, at the same time, growth in immigration from Asia has continued, so much so that Asians now make up the largest share of new immigrants to the United States.
A group of high school students in Boston, immigrants, will become published authors this month. Their essays, reflections on what the American Dream means to them, will be published. The students come from all corners of the world.
The controversial Arizona immigration law that was largely put on hold because of court action should receive a final verdict any day now. In the next two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue a verdict in that case as well as one in the case of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law.
Undocumented immigrants brought to the United States by their parents before the age of 16 are about to get a reprieve from the threat of deportation that's long hung over their heads. The Obama administration announced a new proposal to suspend deportations of specific immigrants and grant them work authorization.
Israel's home to some 60,000 African migrants, most of whom fled violence and persecution in their home countries. But as tensions rise in Israel between the country's Jewish citizens and the migrants, Israel's government is being pressured to act. But many of those facing deportation have few options, even if they wanted to leave.
Maggi seasoning is popular among American immigrants of all kinds of nationalities -- and they all think of it as coming from home. But, in reality, few American immigrants are from the actual home of Maggi seasoning. But, for some reason, it still reminds each of them of where they've come from.