Mar 21, 2013 16:15 EDT
Eight US senators crafting an overhaul of immigration policy are on the verge of finalizing a deal that could bring 11 million undocumented migrants out of the shadows, one of the lawmakers said Thursday.
Mar 21, 2013 02:22 EDT
Here's a mess with no easy fix: American crops going unpicked -- it's backbreaking work Americans won't touch -- and poor migrants in need of work shying from it for fear of being abused.
Mar 20, 2013 17:04 EDT
Lawmakers from both sides of the US political divide expressed optimism this week about striking a deal on immigration reform in 2013, but a potential pathway to citizenship remains a hurdle.
Mar 09, 2013 06:14 EST
US President Barack Obama on Saturday expressed his determination to continue outreach to his Republican opponents in order to facilitate approval by Congress of his key agenda items.
Mar 06, 2013 12:20 EST
For a member of one of America's foremost political families, Jeb Bush's reintroduction to the national stage this week could have gone more smoothly.
Mar 04, 2013 12:25 EST
Erwin de Leon married a US citizen nearly three years ago, but the Filipino is still in immigration limbo for one simple reason -- his spouse is a man.
Mar 03, 2013 16:39 EST
Immigration reform is one of President Barack Obama's priorities for his second term, and for a wide-reaching package to pass, lawmakers need to be convinced that the border with Mexico is secure.
Mar 01, 2013 07:22 EST
Around 50 Egyptian Christians suspected of trying to convert Muslims have been arrested in the eastern city of Benghazi on illegal immigration charges, a Libyan security official said on Friday.
Feb 26, 2013 21:19 EST
US officials revealed that they had released hundreds of detained immigrants in recent days to trim expenses ahead of massive automatic budget cuts due to take effect this week.
Feb 26, 2013 16:07 EST
Canadian universities and colleges welcomed a record 100,000 foreign students in 2012, the government said Tuesday, part of a plan to replace retiring baby boomers in the work force.
Feb 25, 2013 19:37 EST
US President Barack Obama will hold talks Tuesday with Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, two Republicans who have joined Democrats in proposing a plan for comprehensive immigration reform.
Feb 25, 2013 18:42 EST
US President Barack Obama will hold talks Tuesday with Senator John McCain, one of four Republicans who have joined Democrats in proposing a plan for comprehensive immigration reform.
Feb 19, 2013 17:57 EST
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called key Senate Republicans, with whom he is at odds on other many top issues, to discuss the prospects for bipartisan immigration reform.
Feb 17, 2013 14:52 EST
Silicon Valley's long crusade to break open doors to America for foreigners with key technology skills hinges on a political battle in Washington over broader immigration reform.
Feb 17, 2013 11:50 EST
The White House defended its behind-the-scenes work on immigration reform Sunday after a plan leaked to the US media was panned by a key Republican as "half-baked and seriously flawed."
Feb 16, 2013 23:36 EST
The White House is drafting an immigration plan that would allow illegal immigrants to become legal permanent US residents within eight years, USA Today reported.
Feb 12, 2013 21:58 EST
US President Barack Obama staked his second term political capital on a full-bore drive to cut gun crime, reform the immigration system and to ignite economic growth and job creation.
Feb 12, 2013 21:24 EST
US President Barack Obama urged lawmakers to agree on an immigration reform bill that would offer undocumented migrants a pathway to citizenship within the next few months.
Feb 12, 2013 19:55 EST
President Barack Obama will dare Republicans Tuesday to help build a "thriving middle class," reform immigration and curb gun crime in an ambitious State of the Union address.
Feb 07, 2013 18:32 EST
Second-generation immigrants in the United States are far better off than their parents and almost as well-placed as the offspring of native-born Americans, a study found Thursday.