Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the president acts boldly and soon to curb deportations and allow more immigrants to remain legally in the U.S.
The summit began with former Republican Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, a fast-rising Democrat and top surrogate of Obama, urging Congress to tackle immigration reform before the end of the year.
Sixty Mexican migrants were detained Sunday by U.S. authorities after they crossed into the United States from the border city of Tijuana as part of a protest against U.S. immigration policies.
Candidate for lieutenant governor Dan Patrick has promised a tougher line on illegal immigration but is coming under fire after a former employee said he worked at Patrick’s sports bar without legal authorization.
A branch of a Mexican university in San Antonio is offering a bilingual course in how to become a U.S. citizen.
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Tuesday on a visit to the Texas-Mexico border that the surge of immigrants from countries other than Mexico crossing the border illegally presents challenges to the department.
Day after day, Adonias Arevalo tried to calm his parents’ nerves, attempting to convince them it was safe for him to apply for government-subsidized health insurance through the nation’s new coverage system.
A 17-year-old American citizen who confesses to being a killer for a Mexican drug cartel has finished his three-year juvenile-offender term for for murder and other charges and is returning to the U.S.
A panel of U.S. and Mexican diplomats, politicians, and business leaders have met in West Texas to discuss cross-border commerce, infrastructure investments and immigration reform.
Just across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas, stands a dormitory-style shelter filled with people recently deported from the U.S. and other migrants waiting to cross the border.