Suspect in police killings avoided scrutiny

Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamonte had more to hide than many of the estimated 11 million people living in the United States illegally. He had been convicted in Arizona for selling drugs and twice... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Smugglers offer $20 passage from Turkey to Syria

The Turkish border crossing of Oncupinar, an hour's drive from the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, is a chaotic buzz of people waiting to pass into one of the most violent regions in the world.... Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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HealthCare.gov's EZ form not for legal immigrants

HealthCare.gov's new EZ application for coverage can't be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. citizens, prompting concern that many Hispanics and Asians will go right back into long... Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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U.S. government to allow some Haitians to immigrate faster

Thousands of Haitian immigrants approved to move to the United States to join relatives already living here will soon be able to immigrate before a visa is available, the Obama administration... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014


Harvard junior took dying mom to Mexico, now stuck

The chemotherapy stopped working last spring, as did the radiation. Doctors had already removed a kidney. So Harvard University junior Dario Guerrero Meneses did what any computer-savvy millennial... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014


Cuban migration surges over land and by sea

The number of Cubans heading to the United States has soared since the island lifted travel restrictions last year, and instead of making the risky journey by raft across the Florida Straits, most... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014


Liberians allowed to stay in US amid Ebola crisis

President Barack Obama's administration won't deport Liberian immigrants from Rhode Island and other states back to the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa for at least two more years. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014


Tens of thousands of immigrant families fail to report back after being released in U.S.

For nearly three months this summer, the Obama administration carefully avoided answering questions about what happened to tens of thousands of immigrant families caught illegally crossing the... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014


Analysis: Both parties in Congress play it safe

Seven weeks before the elections, Republicans and Democrats are both playing it safe, willing to make short-term sacrifices of long-held positions in hopes of maximizing their chances for victory... Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014


Eyeing 2016, Sen. Rubio stresses border security

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio emerged as a leading Republican voice on immigration last year. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014


Lawyers for migrants? Administration says yes, no

Attorney General Eric Holder is arguing publicly in favor of legal representation for migrant children arriving unaccompanied at the border — even as his department takes the opposite... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014


Deportations down 20 percent, fewest since 2007

President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014


Border Patrol: Leave law enforcement to the pros

Since illegal immigration spiked in the Rio Grande Valley this summer, the Border Patrol has dispatched more agents, the Texas Department of Public Safety has sent more troopers and Gov. Rick Perry... Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014


Analysis: Politics trump promises on immigration

For years, President Barack Obama berated Republicans for putting their own political interests ahead of good policy on immigration. In two successive presidential campaigns, he held up... Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014


Obama defends decision to delay immigration action until after the election

President Barack Obama is defending his decision to delay taking executive action on immigration until after November's congressional elections. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014


Obama to delay executive action on immigration until after November elections

Abandoning his pledge to act by the end of summer, President Barack Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after the November congressional elections, White House... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014


Obama lays out immigration goals, not timing

Leaving his timing uncertain, President Barack Obama laid out ambitious objectives Friday for immigration steps he intends to take on his own and said he had already received some recommendations... Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014


Number of child immigrants at border declining

The number of immigrant children caught alone illegally crossing the Mexican border into the United States is continuing to drop. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2014


Three Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2014


Obama's delay on immigration creates uncertainty

President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014


Mexico authorities stage midnight migrant raid

The lumbering freight train known as "The Beast," a key part of the route for migrants heading north to the United States, rolled to an abrupt, unscheduled stop in the black of midnight. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014


Germany plans to tighten EU migration rules

The German government proposed measures Wednesday to tighten migration regulations for citizens from elsewhere in the European Union amid accusations of welfare abuse by poor immigrants from... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Deported Mexicans find new life at call centers

Henry Monterroso is a foreigner in his own country. Raised in California from the age of 5, he was deported to Mexico in 2011 and found himself in a land he barely knew. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014


Possible immigration rift for President Obama with Democrats

President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward a fall fight with Republicans over his ability to change... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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US sees surge in Cuban rafters aiming for Florida

Coast Guard officials and social workers are seeing many more Cubans risk their lives on homemade rafts to reach the U.S. this year. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014


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