A scathing new report details the way the United States is failing to attract and retain the immigrant workers -- skilled and unskilled -- who are crucial to thriving in a global economy.
The Republican National Committee spent Tuesday trying to downplay an official's suggestion that the presumptive Republican nominee has yet to make up his mind on immigration.
A coalition of interest groups encompassing immigration advocates, organized labor groups and members of Occupy Wall Street gathered in Union Square on Tuesday afternoon for a May Day rally.
Sen. Kelly Ayotte is next in line to potentially fill the position of Mitt Romney's vice presidential candidate.The Senator from New Hampshire, who endorsed Romney months before the primary there, joined GOP hopeful at a campaign event that was taking place in New Hampshire, the Granite state.
Justice Sotomayor Shows Concern For 'Ordinary People' In Supreme Court's Arizona Immigration Law Case
The first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on an Arizona immigration law critics say will lead to racial profiling of Latinos. She didn't lose the plainspoken, blunt tone she is known for.
Judge Sonia Sotomayor is the subject of much scrutiny lately due to her leading role examining the Arizona Immigration Law, titled S.B. 1070. These photos outline her history, from her unique childhood experiences through her meteoric rise to the highest court in the United States justice system.
Liberal Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Stephen Breyer Wednesday were concerned with how Arizona's immigration enforcement law would operate on the ground.
The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday showed support for a key component of Arizona's immigration law that requires local police to check the immigration status of those suspected of being in the country illegally.
Echoing the anchor babies argument heard here in the United States, Hong Kong's Chief Executive-elect Leung Chun-ying has proposed a zero quota policy that will prevent Chinese women from crossing into Hong Kong to give birth.
Fundamentally, the case pivots on the relationship between states and the federal government when it comes to enforcing immigration law.
Sen. Chuck Schumer said if the U.S. Supreme Court upholds the Arizona immigration law known as S.B. 1070, he will introduce a bill to let Congress block it.
With a potentially landmark Supreme Court decision on Arizona's tough new immigration law looming, Senate Democrats called a hearing to denounce the law as unconstitutional and discriminatory.
Mexican immigration to the U.S., considered the largest wave of immigration in history from a single country to the states, has dropped sharply and may have reversed due to the weak U.S. jobs market, stricter regulation on border crossing and rising deportations.
The Obama campaign launched an appeal to Latino voters on Wednesday, seeking to bolster its advantage with a bloc of voters that could play a pivotal role in several swing states.
The Republican Party's diminished standing among Latino voters could be a fatal weakness come November, likely presidential candidate Mitt Romney said at a closed-door fundraiser on Sunday.
Alabama's tough new immigration law has faced a torrent of criticism, and Alabama lawmakers are debating new legislation that supporters say will address those concerns.
Mitt Romney got an influential endorsement of his immigration views on Tuesday, winning plaudits from a former Arizona lawmaker who sponsored the state's tough 2010 immigration law.
American citizens can sponsor their foreign spouse for residence -- but federal law prevents same-sex couples from doing so. Five gay, bi-national couples have sued to change what they say is an injustice that violates the Constitution.
A six-day operation led federal agents to arrest more than 3,100 immigrants who had criminal records or had re-entered the United States illegally, the government announced on Monday.
House Republicans are decrying revised rules for U.S. detention centers that house undocumented immigrants as too lenient. Democrats say conditions for detainees are still too harsh.
South Carolina's new immigration law exempts domestic and farm workers from otherwise mandatory background checks, a provision that opponents say undercuts the law's stated purpose.
As Senate Democrats and Republicans spar over a proposal to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, measures to shield immigrants from domestic violence have become a sticking point.
A federal appeals court has blocked parts of an Alabama immigration law that restrict business transactions with undocumented immigrants, further diluting a law that was considered the toughest in the country.
Annie George, the owner of a lavish 34-room mansion in upstate Rexford, N.Y., stands accused of keeping an Indian woman, V.M., in forced labor as a domestic worker in her home. V.M.'s circumstances, and the unanswered questions surrounding her time in the U.S., combine human trafficking and modern-day slavery laws with a tangled web of immigration laws, compounding the suffering that result from the modern-day struggles that plague domestic workers, regardless of citizenship, as they ...
Latinos, a large and growing voting bloc in several swing states, could play a pivotal role in deciding the U.S. presidential election. A raft of tough new state immigration laws, combined with rhetoric from its candidates, could hurt the Republican Party in November.
Michigan is not the only state going to the voting booth on Tuesday. Arizona's 29 delegates are also up for grabs. While recent polls have shown Mitt Romney breaking away from Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator could still present a formidable challenge to Romney's presidential aspirations.
Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York invited Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to testify in Washington on her state's tough immigration law, SB1070.
Of all the issues likely to surface at Wednesday night's Republican debate in Arizona, immigration is a fairly safe bet. That's because Arizona has come to embody the GOP's approach to immigration, in 2010 passing a controversial immigration law that became the model for similar bills passed by Republican-controlled legislatures in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and Utah.
U.S. Supreme Court Justices Steven Breyer and Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday that a case challenging a century-old Montana law prohibiting corporate political spending could lead to a new challenge to the court's controversial Citizens United ruling of 2010.
While Republican states like Arizona and Alabama have passed laws to keep immigrants from finding work, Kansas is exploring a plan that would allow undocumented immigrants to work in industries that face labor shortages.