illegal alien

  • April 24, 2012  

    The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Arizona’s contentious immigration law Wednesday, with focus on so-called show-me-your-papers provisions that authorize police to verify the immigration status of anyone suspected of being undocumented and arrest anyone believed to have committed a deportable offense. Tom Bearden reports. Continue reading

  • April 29, 2010  

    Senate Democrats rolled out the framework of a plan to reform U.S. immigration policy late Thursday as Arizona’s new law faces challenges in the courts. Judy Woodruff gets two points of view on whether legislation on the controversial issue could happen before the midterm elections. Continue reading

  • February 15, 2010  

    California has ramped up the use of sobriety checkpoints to target intoxication and crack down on unlicensed drivers. But its policy of seizing vehicles is under fire both for targeting undocumented immigrants and for generating an estimated $40 million in revenues. Continue reading