George Romney, center, with his wife, Lenore, and teenage son Mitt, in 1962.
January 27, 2012 The answer: George Romney's parents were U.S. citizens, so at birth he also became a natural-born U.S. citizen. His son, Mitt Romney, brought up George Romney's birth during Thursday's Republican presidential debate to rebut the charge that he's "anti-immigrant."
January 4, 2012 A Canadian man has been making headlines because he used an image of his passport saved on his iPad — instead of the official document itself — to cross the U.S.-Canadian border two times.
December 6, 2011 A new survey finds that prospective Iowa Republican caucus-goers favor tough border and workplace immigration enforcement, but favor modernization of legal immigration.
October 18, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the GOP candidates and the politics of immigration, and the lessons that can still be learned from Catch-22. In the second hour, administering mental health first aid, and cartoonist Roz Chast on her book, 'What I Hate: From A to Z'.
October 14, 2011 The federal government and others continue to challenge the law and further rulings await.
April 30, 2011: In Tuscaloosa, Ala., LaTia Cobbs sat in the rubble of her destroyed home following the massive tornado that swept through the city three days earlier.
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July 1, 2011 A new law aimed at illegal immigrants goes into effect in the state in September, and many are already leaving the state. Construction firms will find it harder to fill the many rebuilding and cleanup jobs they'll have open.
June 27, 2011 State and local law enforcement agencies cannot opt out of a federal program that uses the agencies' fingerprint samples to enforce U.S. immigration laws, according to federal officials.
June 22, 2011 Jose Antonio Vargas, a reporter who shared a Pulitzer Prize at The Washington Post, reveals that over many years he obtained a series of false documents to conceal that fact from employers. Now he wants to be a voice in the immigration debate.
May 10, 2011 A federal judge will consider blocking implementation of Utah's controversial immigration enforcement law during a hearing this afternoon. The measure is modeled after Arizona's.
May 10, 2011 It's a given of American politics. The president and political party able to achieve immigration reform, or at the very least appear to be trying hard to do so, are likely to gain the loyalty of voters with ties to recent-immigrant communities.
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May 10, 2011 Mississippi River crest is reaching Memphis; President Obama speaks on immigration; NATO airstrikes hit Tripoli, Libya; Microsoft may buy Skype, former California Gov. Schwarzenegger and wife Maria Shriver separate
December 22, 2010 Obama and his Hispanic allies plan to defend against expected anti-immigrant GOP moves. For instance, they expect a GOP move to end "birthright" citizenship. But there's hope that the GOP 's new power might lead it to work with Obama.
October 8, 2010 In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, NPR producer Felix Contreras interviews his father, a former migrant worker, about labor leader Cesar Chavez.
Stephen Colbert at this morning's hearing.
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September 24, 2010 The Comedy Central mock conservative TV host will testify before congress, in character, today. He's appearing with the head of the Farm Worker's Union to highlight the plight of immigrant workers.
Flood survivors line up for food supplies in Nowshera, Pakistan, on Sunday.
August 9, 2010 The country's worst-ever floods have forced millions from their homes and have created a humanitarian crisis. Fresh rains hit the region over the weekend.
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