June 15, 2012 Both sides say President Obama's decision to stop deporting young, otherwise law-abiding illegal immigrants could have an affect on the general election. Republican Mitt Romney called it a weak "short-term" approach to a big problem, but did not say he'd reverse the directive if elected.
June 15, 2012 President Obama's immigration order Friday angered some lawmakers — not unlike earlier members of Congress when presidents used executive authority to complete the Louisiana Purchase, sign the Emancipation Proclamation, integrate the U.S. military and order warrantless surveillance after Sept. 11.
June 15, 2012 The Obama administration is also making work permits available to those who arrived in the U.S. before age 16, are younger than 30 and have fulfilled some other requirements.
April 25, 2012 At one spot, songs and chants in English and Spanish called on the court to strike down the law. At another, supporters of State Bill 1070 unfurled flags of the United States, Arizona and the Tea Party. Here are a few of the people who traveled to the steps outside the court on Wednesday.
April 21, 2012 Mitt Romney's presidential campaign is attempting to end the deficit it's running with Latino voters by stepping up its outreach efforts. The RNC's director of Hispanic outreach Bettina Inclan tells host Scott Simon how Republicans expect to close that gap.
March 2, 2012 The Pelaez's lawyer has said they will appeal the judge's ruling. And in the meantime, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman says that the agency will not rush to act in her case.
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 14, 2011 The federal government and others continue to challenge the law and further rulings await.
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.