Immigration

As Arizona continues to battle with the federal government over immigration policy, some cities are stepping up to make a statement of their own.
March 29, 2011
The number of ramshackle neighborhoods along the border called "colonias" grew, but many were not counted in the census.
March 29, 2011
Senator John McCain and Arizona Congressman Jeff Flake were once key authors of a guestworker program for illegal immigrants. They say that's come to an end.
March 25, 2011
The San Ysidro port of entry is a constant sea of U.S.-bound vehicles and travelers—a complicated daily operation requiring an army of customs agents.
March 24, 2011
Inspired by Arizona's strict immigration enforcement law, a California assembly member has introduced a similar bill in the Golden State.
March 22, 2011
Grandma's restaurant in Oceanside is a typical mom-and-pop joint, but also proof of the demographic changes that the 2010 Census shows are sweeping San Diego County.
March 21, 2011
In Arizona, as in most states, kids who don’t speak English well are put into separate classes to teach them the language. The number of kids in these classes has shrunk considerably over the last five years. Arizona’s Department of Education attributes the shrinkage to its model of instruction. Others claim the drop has more to do with a testing process designed to push students out of English classes before they are ready. The U.S. Department of Justice is currently investigating the claim.
March 14, 2011
Along with the cash and guns, Customs and Border Protection agents are also finding illegal immigrants headed south.
March 07, 2011
The Selective Service System, which relies on civilian volunteers in the event of a national emergency, is reaching out to young undocumented men. Immigrant advocates are questioning the new directive.
February 17, 2011
Federal investigators have ruled out friendly fire in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent outside of Nogales.
February 16, 2011

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