Within the immigration system, there's often no bright line difference between immigrants who came legally and those who broke immigration laws.
More than ever before, Luis Mancheno feels the heavy burdens of the color of his skin and his national origin. Come November 8, he’s looking for some relief.
This is how the US Immigration system works. There is no gray area.
Whether Melania Trump modeled in the US without work authorization, the fashion industry is a prime place to find undocumented workers, say these models who have been there.
Ella Purkiss will be sworn in as a US citizen next week. Advocates say as many as 15,000 people who were adopted from abroad but never naturalized are waiting for legislation that would give them the chance to get documented too.
Melania Trump says her husband’s position is not against immigrants, just "illegal immigrants." For Sheena Koshy, life, and certainly the immigration system, isn’t that simple.
In 1893, three men went to the Supreme Court and challenged the authority of the US to deport immigrants. The case’s decision laid the groundwork for the federal government’s long history of deportation.
She put herself through school picking watermelons and cleaning hotels. Now, she's a researcher at a university lab in California, studying what happens in the human heart just before sudden cardiac death.
While a crackdown on newly arrived migrants, most of whom are Central Americans, worries many immigrants here without papers, extreme violence back home convinces them to take the risk and continue heading north.
It happened in one day. Daniel Torres was interviewed for citizenship and took the oath in San Diego — years after he served in Iraq. He was brought to the US as a child and, he says, wanted to do something for his country when he enlisted with a fake birth certificate.