At least 80 activists in favor of immigration reform in the United States restarted their protests at the U.S. Congress to demand that President Barack Obama approves immigration legislation to open a way to legalization for the more than 10 million undocumented immigrants in the country.
Arizona is one of the U.S. states that has fought the most against illegal immigration in recent years, even at the expense of legislation which have been harshly criticized, such as the controversial SB-1070 law in 2010, which was finally suspended for violating the civil rights of immigrants in the United States.
At least 750 people still in an immigrant detention center in Washington have said they are in a hunger strike to protest the treatment they receive and to ask for the end of deportations in the U.S.
In a symbolic victory for the undocumented immigrant community residing in the United States, the country's Supreme Court refused to listen to appeals on two ordinances against illegal immigrants in Pennsylvania and a Dallas suburb.
The state of Arizona in the U.S. will once more toughen its penalties against illegal immigration, this time with a measure that considers the trafficking of undocumented immigrants as a crime eligible for the death penalty in the state.
On these Holidays, as most children prepare to write their letters to Santa, thousands of children in the United States have joined a campaign to stop the deportation of immigrants and create raise awareness in the federal governement to prevent hundreds of families from being separated.
Representatives of the Chamber of Commerce said that immigration reform is one of the main issues to solve in 2014 with society's support.
An undocumented immigrant trafficking networks was dismantled in Houston on Thursday, Jan. 30, reported local media.
Latino religious and commercial groups from Chicago will meet with Pope Francis in the Vatican next June, in what is expected will be a meeting where His Holiness will be asked to intercede in favor of illegal immigrants in the US.
Although the biggest fear for undocumented immigrants living in the US is still deportation, data obtained by the Department of Homeland Security revealed that the number of undocumented immigrants arrested in the US decreased by 23 percent between early 2012 and August, 2013.
The Arizona Border Patrol presented three robots that will be employed to identify tunnels used by criminal groups to smuggle drugs across the border and to detect and prevent illegal immigration.
The Obamacare initiative might not fulfill its goals since most immigrants in the United States don't have any insurance and are not properly cared for in hospitals, according to the Associated Press.
A group of University of Texas students affiliated with the Republican Party has organized a controversial game consisting of "hunting illegal immigrants".
As America's demography continues to become more diverse, studies show that the country on a whole has become more tolerant of immigration and the economic and cultural enrichment that immigrants contribute. However, there's one demographic group in particular that is lagging behind when it comes to the acceptance of immigration: older white Americans.
Last Friday, United States investigators managed to dismantle a network of virtual kidnappers operating on the Mexican border, San Diego authorities said.