June 25, 2007 The legislation goes back before the Senate on Monday to begin another series of hurtles to possible passage.
June 25, 2007 With immigration officials cracking down on undocumented workers and the U.S. economy slowing in some sectors, the amount of money being sent back to immigrants' homes has fallen. That has caused difficulties in Mexico that are starting to harm the local — and possibly the national — economy.
June 17, 2007 Large national issues like immigration and terrorism can often reach into the tiniest communities. That is certainly the case with towns along the Vermont/Canada border, where longstanding inter-connectedness faces new complications. The U.S. Border Patrol wants to restrict access.
June 13, 2007 One of the sticking points that caused the Senate to deadlock on rewriting America's immigration laws was a point system for allocating visas. Critics said the system favored educated, highly skilled immigrants at the expense of low-skilled laborers.
June 12, 2007 The president meets with Republican lawmakers in hopes of persuading them to reconsider the stalled immigration bill.
June 8, 2007 Congressional supporters of a bipartisan immigration bill say it is too soon to declare the controversial measure dead. But members of both parties blame the other side for the measure's failure to gain enough support to bring to a final vote. The Senate twice failed to bring it to a final vote.
June 7, 2007 The metal fence erected in the border city of Yuma, Ariz., has worked to slow illegal immigration. Congress approved the fence last year. Yuma Mayor Larry Nelson says he supports a commuter guest worker program that allows Mexican agricultural workers into the U.S. daily.