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.
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.
Immigrants and activists turned out by the tens of thousands to urge President Obama to keep his campaign promises on immigration reform.
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.
The deep US recession – and a rebound in Brazil – have reversed the flow of migration. Will other immigrants follow?
The US recession and stricter law enforcement are keeping many Hispanics from coming.