Immigrant detention centers in New Mexico and Arizona have the highest percentage of deportations in the country.
In 2012, more than 80,000 immigrants were convicted of illegal entry and reentry into the United States, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch.
The news that the comprehensive immigration reform bill passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday was well received by grassroots groups pushing for reform.
Far-reaching legislation to grant a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote Tuesday night after supporters somberly sidestepped a controversy over the rights of gay spouses.
Two provisions in the Senate immigration bill would make it easier for foreigners over the age of 55 to spend time in the U.S. One provision specifically helps Canadian snowbirds visit the States longer.
Immigration is expected to account for more of the nation's growth than births on United States soil by 2038.
According to one academic, if voted upon today, the Senate’s comprehensive immigration reform bill would fail by 15 votes in the House. But this academic is using his data with the hope of changing the bill's fate.
A federal district judge declined to immediately halt a ban that prevents certain young immigrants from getting driver's licenses in Arizona. But his opinion also suggested there are legal problems with the current policy.
Meeting members of one family who live on both sides of the border, when their own relatives can't visit.
John Rosenow is a fifth-generation dairy farmer, but times have changed since his Norwegian ancestors began farming in Cochrane, Wis. And Rosenow has changed with the times. Much of his workforce is now from Mexico, and Rosenow travels regularly to their village in southern Mexico to meet their families.
You might wonder why farmers won't just be able to keep the immigrant workers they have now. That's because immigration reform could shake up the industry.
Thirty-two felons were released from custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement earlier this year, according to a Senate subcommittee.
A group of San Diego students joins the cooking show craze, learning nutrition, cooking and video production skills while capitalizing on the culinary richness of one of the nation's most diverse neighborhoods.
A widely touted Border Patrol initiative to send migrants back to Mexico far from the points they are caught entering the U.S. illegally has one of the worst track records at discouraging people from trying again, according to a new study.
Benjamin Franklin is generally revered as one of the most brilliant of our Founding Fathers -- the inventor of the lighting rod and bifocals, an accomplished musician, and a political theorist who helped shape the U.S. Constitution. But his thoughts on one immigrant group seem at odds with America's identity as a "nation of immigrants."