May 6, 2013 — In his new role as president of the Heritage Foundation, the former South Carolina senator parts company with a conservative Senate ally on the subject of immigration.
Apr 30, 2013 — Many farmers are cheering government proposals to give thousands of seasonal farmworkers a path to legal status. But even if the bill passes, it won't solve the long-term trend of fewer migrants coming north to work on U.S. farms. Farmers will instead have to learn how to do more with less immigrant labor.
Apr 12, 2013 — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently announced the launch of FWD.us, an organization promoting immigration and education reform. But he's been politically active before, dining with politicians and donating millions to public education.
Apr 1, 2013 — It's still far too early to know whether Congress will be able to achieve major changes to the nation's immigration laws. All that's certain at this stage is that lawmakers on both sides of the partisan divide, and in both chambers, continue to act as though they think they can.
Feb 21, 2013 — Economists dream big: open borders, visa auctions or preferential access for high-skilled workers.
Feb 7, 2013 — The report also found that Latinos and Asian-Americans born in the U.S. are more likely to support abortion and gay rights than their foreign-born parents.
Feb 1, 2013 — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., appears to have reversed his views on an earned path to citizenship, which in a Tea Party-backed 2010 campaign he called "code for amnesty." Some critics say the young Cuban-American lawmaker seems to be looking ahead to 2016 and a possible White House bid.
Jan 31, 2013 — The national conversation around immigration policy tends to focus on Latinos, but Asian-American immigrants face some of the knottiest challenges.
Jan 30, 2013 — The term "illegal immigrant" has become a thorny subject — which might explain why President Obama opted not to use it in his address on immigration reform. But the term "undocumented immigrant" is not without its own political connotations.
Jan 28, 2013 — If President Obama wanted to pick the perfect wedge issue to split the Republican Party, he could hardly have improved on a comprehensive overhaul of the nation's immigration laws. Not that he has an ulterior motive in advocating for action on Capitol Hill. But it works out the same way.