Immigration

Evangelical pastors along the U.S.-Mexico border are increasingly building their Latino church services. They're focusing on youth ministry, women in the church and popular culture, and rapidly reinventing a traditionally Catholic community.
November 29, 2010
The federal government's electronic border fence has been plagued with problems from the beginning. Now, the program is nearly in tatters, and some security experts believe last week's short renewal of the fence contract is the government buying itself time before backing out of the ambitious project.
November 28, 2010
"Secure Communities" is an immigration enforcement program which runs fingerprints obtained by local police through a national database. But across the country, questions about it remain.
November 26, 2010
The group he was with – at least twenty migrants and two smugglers, known as "coyotes" – reportedly left him there.
November 19, 2010
A new study says Immigration and Customs Enforcement wastes resources by targeting the wrong people for deportation.
November 12, 2010
American colleges have grown more racially diverse in recent years, but minority students, especially Latinos, still lag behind in academic success. A look into Hispanic Serving Institutions and whether they're making higher education more accessible.
November 10, 2010
An estimated 80,000 farms in California and many more along the border rely on undocumented workers to keep labor costs down. But for many farm owners, the nation's current debate over immigration is the least of their concerns.
November 08, 2010
The most recent employment data show that 151,000 jobs were added in the U.S. in October. But immigrant workers are having an easier time landing jobs than native-born Americans.
November 06, 2010
Over the weekend, federal immigration agents working with local police in Escondido arrested two undocumented immigrants with past criminal convictions. The driver's license checkpoints and deportations--and the protests against them--are escalating in the community.
November 01, 2010
The mayoral race in the city of Escondido is shaping up to be as much about undocumented immigration as about other local issues. This is not a new phenomenon for the North County city.
October 25, 2010

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