_pap_embed_custom('news01s3fcdqebd',482,304,""); In an address to a joint session of Congress, Mexican President Felipe Calderon described the flow of immigrants from his country into the United States as a shared problem and asked the Congress to consider comprehensive immigration reform.
President Barack Obama renewed his support for comprehensive immigration reform Wednesday but said he needs help from Republicans in Congress to fix a "broken" system along the U.S.-Mexico border. Speaking alongside Mexican President Felipe Calderon, in Washington for a state…
By Dante Chinni
On Friday, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law what most everyone agrees is the most restrictive immigration law in the country. The law, which allows local police to stop and demand proof of citizenship from anyone suspected of…
Updated 4:30pm ET Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Friday signed into law the nation's toughest immigration measure, on the heels of President Obama's criticism of the reform as "misguided." In remarks to the press, Brewer said the law "protects every…
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political news stories of the week, including the contentious new immigration law in Arizona and movement in Congress on the financial reform bill.
Advocates of immigration reform that would create a path to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants in the U.S. were asked to be patient. After the Obama campaign promised comprehensive reform and won by a convincing margin, they…
Churches and other faith-based groups in Chicago are providing housing and other resources for illegal immigrants in defiance of federal laws. The NewsHour reports on how these churches are part of a larger sanctuary movement in America.
Republican presidential hopefuls met in New Hampshire Tuesday to define their positions on issues including immigration, faith and the war on terror. A political reporter looks at how the candidates performed.
The Senate resumed debate of the immigration bill Tuesday, digging into a provision that would set limits on family members who can join immigrants in America. Sens. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., and Robert Menendez, D-N.J., discuss the issue.
President Bush praised legislation that will continue Iraq war funding without setting a deadline for troop withdrawal. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the compromise that enabled its passage.
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