Shera Bechard, a Playmate and actress, has made headlines for obtaining an O-1 work visa allowing her to come to the US from her native Canada.
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.
Luis, a Mexican-born high school junior in Los Angeles, is one of the more than a million undocumented young people growing up in the US today. He narrates his own tale as part of a new story-telling project called Sonic Trace.
Sales of American craft beer are exploding in Europe, up 52 percent last year according to the trade group the Brewers Association. The biggest sales are coming from Sweden and the UK.
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."
The US Supreme Court has backed checks on the immigration status of people stopped or arrested in Arizona, while striking down key parts of a tough law critics branded as racial profiling.
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.
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.
11th grade student-author Edwin Soto talks with The World's Jason Margolis about the challenges and opportunities of being a young immigrant from the Dominican Republic in the United States.