In Alabama and Mississippi, immigration reform is at the forefront of political debates. Controversial laws that limit opportunities for immigrant students in several Southern states have prompted immigrant allies to develop a 21st century "underground railroad" of assistance for their undocumented neighbors.
Sen. Michael Bennet said he's heard from many high-tech companies that they can't find enough talented students with degrees in science, technology, engineering and math. So he's introduced a bill to keep more students with those skills in the United States, including undocumented immigrants and those here only on a student visa.
Thousands of Middle Eastern refugees resettle in California each year. Many come traumatized by memories of violence and persecution. They struggle with depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder while trying to navigate a new life in a foreign land.
In the latest polls, Mitt Romney is back on top with time running out until Florida voters cast ballots on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Newt Gingrich and Romney are tangling over immigration, seeking to gain the upper hand.
Mitchell Bank open more than 100 years ago, to serve the Polish and German immigrants on Milwaukee's south side. Over time, though, the Poles and Germans moved out and the bank stayed — to serve the area's new Latino population. And the bank has thrived.
A massive review of immigration cases in Denver and Baltimore will halt deportation proceedings against more than 1600 undocumented immigrants. The case against Raul Cardenas of Denver was stopped. He speaks with host Marco Werman.
Donald Trump is made a case for a border wall during a Tuesday night address to the nation. A wall won't fix the problem, experts say, which is that the US immigration system isn't prepared for the types of immigrants — kids and families — currently coming into the country.
Though the US president has used Mexico as a "political-electoral piñata," cooperation is in both countries' best interest — and it's been working for years, says former Mexican ambassador to the US Arturo Sarukhán.
14-year-old Crista Ramos has become the face of a landmark legal challenge on behalf of 300,000 immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua and Sudan who could face deportation under the Trump administration's plans to end their Temporary Protected Status designations.
This year marks 400 years since the first Africans were taken from Africa and sold as slaves in the English colonies. It was the largest migration in history: 12 million or more Africans forcibly moved to places across the Atlantic Ocean to be slaves. Today, all of those places are still dealing with the fallout.
Nearly 43,000 cases are estimated to have been canceled nationwide. California has seen the most cancellations — about 9,000 — followed by New York with more than 5,100. And immigrants who've waited years for their court date will now have to wait even longer.
Black female surfers say they often have to battle aggression and isolation while out in the water. One group from Northern California hopes to change that by helping more black female surfers compete professionally.
The question would have required respondents to answer whether they and everyone in their household is a US citizen. The ruling has been appealed. There’s a small chance it could still end up on the census if the Trump administration can convince the Supreme Court to step in on its behalf. That would all need to happen by the June deadline for finalizing questions so the questionnaires can go to print.
When a Columbus, Ohio, church heard The World’s story on the Netherlands congregation's efforts to shelter an Armenian family facing deportation, it sounded familiar. After all, the Columbus church was sheltering an undocumented Mexican immigrant, too. So, the pastor from Ohio flew to The Hague to help.