In Ohio, Mississippi and Arizona, laws, amendments or candidates closely tied to major conservative efforts all went down in defeat. But, in Virginia, Republicans are on the verge of retaking the State Senate.
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.
Massachusetts becomes the latest state to tell undocumented immigrants meeting certain criteria that they will be eligible for in-state tuition under the same guidelines as documented Massachusetts residents.
Immigration reform is closer to reality with a proposal in the Senate to beef up border security and win Republican support for the entire package. But one Mexican journalist says not so fast. He says all the money in the world won't seal the border -- and will come with high costs of their own.
With thousands sitting behind bars in America's immigration detention centers, some immigrant advocates, including many undocumented immigrants, are reaching out, setting up formal, and informal, visitation programs.
For Bosnian refugees who have found a home in the US, the debate over Syria is very familiar. So are the stories of refugees fleeing their homes. We hear from Bosnian refugees living in California about the crisis in Syria.
Valeria Fernandez is an Arizona-based reporter who covers immigration along the US-Mexico border. Last week, she interrupted her vacation to go to the Italian island of Lampedusa, where hundreds of African migrants drowned in a shipwreck.
Eddie Avila was born in Kansas to Bolivian parents. Growing up, he was more interested in basketball than football — the version we'd call soccer. But when he eventually moved home to Bolivia, it was soccer that called him there and helped him connect with his native land.
Central American children are facing an impossible choice — stay at home, facing gang violence and poverty — or make a dangerous journey north through Mexico across the border to the US. More than ever before, they're choosing to go — and getting caught at the border.