The U.S. government mistakenly granted citizenship to at least 858 immigrants who had pending deportation orders from countries of concern to national security or with high rates of immigration fraud, according to a Homeland Security audit released Monday.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
A federal appeals court on Thursday seemed likely to side with voting rights groups seeking to block Kansas, Georgia and Alabama from requiring residents to prove they are U.S. citizens when registering to vote using a national form.
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump took heat when he spoke about "anchor babies" and seemed to relish the fallout from his latest provocation in the race for the GOP presidential nomination. Then Jeb Bush echoed the phrase and found himself on…
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
For this week’s Shortwave, PJ Tobia looks at the practice and pitfalls of EB-5 investor visa program, which is due to expire in September.
By P. J. Tobia and Marina Lopes
By Anna Christiansen
Australian immigration officials are weighing the case of Grammy, who was born via surrogacy in Thailand and was rejected by his biological parents. Grammy has down syndrome and a congenital heart defect, and is living with his 21 year-old surrogate…
By Elizabeth Summers
Meet the Fofanas -- a Baltimore family facing a constant threat of deportation. Their story, which features three distinct immigration battles within one household, shines a light on the complexities of the U.S. immigration system and the challenges facing reform.
By Justin Scuiletti
Descendants of Sephardic Jews, who were expelled from Spain in 1492, will now be allowed to seek Spanish nationality without having to give up their current citizenship. The law, passed by the Spanish government Friday, will give the…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
Obama reiterated his preference for a concrete route to citizenship. But he said he doesn't want to "prejudge" what might land on his desk and would have to evaluate the implications of a process to allow people get legal status…
Just how significant is the announcement out of California that a Republican congressman will co-sponsor legislation providing a pathway to citizens for millions of undocumented people living in the country? Alan Gomez, who reports on immigration issues for USA Today,…
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