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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 2, 2010 Lady Gaga was pressured by fellow musicians to cancel her tour's stop in Phoenix. But she chose to perform, and use her stage to deliver a message of peaceful protest, and of support for immigrants and their contributions to the U.S.
July 20, 2010 NPR contributors Ruben Navarrette and Arsalan Iftikhar debate immigration reform in the U.S. and discuss a recent focus on the issue in Utah.
June 14, 2010 Supreme Court: No Automatic Deportation For Minor Drug Offenses.