Topic: Migration Policy Institute
The number of illegal immigrants in the US is no longer falling, a Pew survey finds. The report tracks the community's flight from tough illegal immigration laws and pursuit of job opportunities.
02/01/2011 10:35 pm
For most college educated illegal immigrants, landing a good job proves difficult. The DREAM Act would help some of them, but critics decry it as step toward a broad amnesty.
12/15/2010 03:27 pm
House lawmakers passed the latest incarnation of the DREAM Act 216 to 198 late Wednesday. The Senate is expected to take it up Thursday, but its prospects there look dim.
12/09/2010 10:35 am
Immigration law: A Justice Department suit filed Tuesday alleges that federal law trumps the controversial state statute and that enforcing immigration law is a federal responsibility. Legal experts are split on the likely outcome.
07/07/2010 08:47 am
Immigrants and activists turned out by the tens of thousands to urge President Obama to keep his campaign promises on immigration reform.
03/22/2010 11:09 am
The US recession continues to discourage would-be immigrants, with fresh Mexican government numbers showing a 40 percent drop in Mexicans emigrating in the past two years.
12/30/2009 10:30 am
The deep US recession – and a rebound in Brazil – have reversed the flow of migration. Will other immigrants follow?
09/24/2009 01:00 am
The US recession and stricter law enforcement are keeping many Hispanics from coming.
12/30/2008 12:00 am