Immigration policy

Employees dehead Louisiana white shrimp at C.F. Gollott & Son Seafood in D'Iberville, Mississippi, June 3, 2010.

US seafood workers fight unsafe job conditions amid pandemic


A coronavirus outbreak among workers at a Louisiana crawfish processing plant kicked off a legal battle with their employers over dangerous working conditions during the pandemic. Many of them are migrants on seasonal visas.

Merkley in Texas

Oregon senator is denied access to a migrant children’s center in Texas

Hungarian police guard refugees at a makeshift camp in an underground station near the Keleti train station in Budapest, Hungary September 2, 2015.

Refugees plead for help at a Budapest train station, while others question the wisdom of opening borders

Gisela Chavez-Garcia is an immigration lawyer in New York City. She says the president's immigration plan raises a lot of questions among her clients, but she reminds them that a new president in 2016 could reverse the new changes.

Obama’s immigration plan leads to scams, rumors and a lot of questions


Obama administration moves to change an immigration policy

Global Politics

New Immigration Policy Helps Undocumented with Citizen Relatives

Now that Congress and the White House have successfully avoided the fiscal cliff, President Obama plans to turn his attention to his second term priorities, particularly immigration.   On Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security announced a rule change that will help undocumented immigrants who are immediate relatives of American citizens. As of March 4th, undocumented […]

The World

New Mexico at odds with neighboring Arizona over immigration policy

Conflict & Justice

Opposing Arizona’s recent, strict immigration law, New Mexico passed a resolution recognizing economic benefits for undocumented immigrants. The rift between the bordering states could make things tricky for law enforcement.