Fear of Trump drives immigrants to become U.S. citizens

| May 4, 2016

Fear of Trump drives immigrants to become U.S. citizens

On a recent Saturday morning in South Florida, 50-year-old Edgar Ospina stood in a long line of immigrants to take the first step to become an American. Ospina has spent almost half his life in the U.S. after emigrating from his native Colombia, becoming ...

A year on, Asia's boat people trapped in limbo

| May 3, 2016

A year on, Asia's boat people trapped in limbo

One year after struggling ashore during Southeast Asia’s human-trafficking crisis, Sonamia and hundreds of other desperate Rohingya migrants remain in limbo, forgotten footnotes as record numbers worldwide flee violence and persecution. Sonamia was among about 400 starving people plucked to safety off Indonesia from ...

Apr 29, 2016

U.S. agencies split over fingerprinting parents of child immigrants

U.S. immigration enforcement officers are proposing that fingerprints be taken from all people claiming custody of children who have entered the United States illegally without an adult relative, a measure that opponents said could keep thousands of families apart. As a new wave of ...

Obama camp hopeful Roberts will tilt tie by justices over immigration plan

Apr 19, 2016

Obama camp hopeful Roberts will tilt tie by justices over immigration plan

The Supreme Court appeared divided between its liberal and conservative justices Monday over President Barack Obama’s immigration programs that could affect millions of people who are in the country illegally. The administration’s best hope for a favorable ruling after 90 minutes of arguments at ...