The immigration debate in Arizona reached a boiling point in 2007 when the state passed a groundbreaking law targeting those often blamed with fueling the nation's border woes: Employers who hire immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. Full story
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Wading into the national debate over immigration, California Governor Jerry Brown is pushing for a faster path to citizenship for the millions of people who are in the country illegally. Full story
By MEG KINNARD Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The commander of a special South Carolina law enforcement unit that investigates criminal cases against illegal immigrants says the force has been successful in its first year. Full story
MSNBC’s Toure explains why he thinks the answer to the immigration debate is to open the borders.
Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., discusses President Obama’s recent comments at a speech in Mexico City and in his weekly radio address about improving US relations with Mexico.
One week after the Boston Marathon bombings, NBC’s Mark Murray and Domenico Montanaro highlight the two remaining questions confronting the political world: How the federal government should try terror suspects, even if they are U.S. citizens, and the impact of the tragedy in Boston on the immigrati
Shannon O’Neil, senior fellow for Latin American Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of the new book “Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead,” talks with MSNBC’s Mara Schiavocampo about immigration reform.
Despite a dramatic drop in illegal immigration nationwide, south Texas, along the Rio Grande, is now seeing a rise in immigrants crossing the Mexican border, as many flee the poverty and violence in Central America. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.
Illegal immigrants from El Salvador arrive at the Comalapa international airport after being deported from the U.S. in Comalapa, on the outskirts of San Salvador May 25, 2012. REUTERS/Ulises Rodriguez
A group of illegal immigrants, who handed themselves in to U.S. Border Patrol, sit in a restaurant in Encino, Texas March 29, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
A U.S. Border Patrol agent from the Rio Grande Valley Sector searches for a group of illegal immigrants who crossed over the Rio Grande river in Mission, Texas March 28, 2013. Brooks County has become an epicentre for illegal immigrant deaths in Texas. In 2012, sheriff's deputies found 129 bodies th
A U.S. Border Patrol agent from the Rio Grande Valley Sector searches for a group of illegal immigrants who crossed the Rio Grande River in Mission, Texas March 28, 2013. Brooks County has become an epicentre for illegal immigrant deaths in Texas. In 2012, sheriff's deputies found 129 bodies there,