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Immigration Reform Could Help Immigrant Farm Workers

Immigration Reform Could Help Immigrant Farm Workers

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The pay for farm jobs is usually low and the work is grueling. That’s why no one should be surprised by a study released on Wednesday looking at immigration and agriculture in North Carolina.The upshot: Almost no U…

Illinois House Passes Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

Illinois House Passes Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — The Illinois General Assembly passed legislation on Tuesday that would permit unauthorized immigrants to obtain temporary driver’s licenses, clearing the way for Gov. Pat Quinn (D) to sign the bill into law….

Immigrants’ Children Likely to do Better in School

Immigrants’ Children Likely to do Better in School

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Children who immigrate to the United States with their families are likely to outperform kids with a similar background who were born here. And when they grow up, their own children are also likely to do better than …

Asians Now Top Hispanics as Largest Group of New US Immigrants

Asians Now Top Hispanics as Largest Group of New US Immigrants

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Asians have trumped Hispanics as the largest group of new immigrants entering the U.S. each year, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center.”The Rise of Asian Americans,” released Tuesday, found that in …

Obama Relaxing Deportation Rules for Younger Illegal Immigrants

Obama Relaxing Deportation Rules for Younger Illegal Immigrants

Kevin Lamarque-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama is relaxing rules for younger illegal immigrants who haven’t broken the law since coming into the country as children. The Homeland Security Department will no longer deport those immigran…

Report: New Video Prompts Questions in Border Patrol Killing

Report: New Video Prompts Questions in Border Patrol Killing

Hemera/Thinkstock(SAN DIEGO) — A new video, along with an eyewitness account, has emerged that appears to show the beating and repeated tasering of an illegal immigrant by a group of border patrol agents just hours before the immigrant’s death, …

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