A life-and-death struggle for asylum in America

By Susan Ferriss and Amy Isackson

Teens' tortured road to asylum in America.

Excerpts from this story referencing "House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform":

"… aims are controversial. San Diego-area GOP Rep. Darrell Issa, chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, downplayed the role of gang violence in creating the recent surge among c …"

League of nations lobbying immigration bill

By Adam Wollner

Immigration reform bill attracting special interests from all corners of the globe.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Italy":

"… es foreign au pairs, hailing from countries that include Australia, China, Italy, Poland, Sweden Switzerland and Thailand, with American families. The fir …"

New immigration bill provides ray of hope for separated families

By Susan Ferriss

New immigration bill may ease years-long 'bars' that have split spouses and children

Excerpts from this story referencing "Immigration":

"… er. Douglas Stump, an Oklahoma lawyer and president-elect of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, told the Center that fear of certain exile has blocke …"

Witnesses tell Congress that Americans, legal residents’ families suffer due to immigration laws

By Susan Ferriss

Representatives from American Families United testified before House Judiciary subcommittee on hardships of immigration bars

Excerpts from this story referencing "Immigration":

"… president of American Families United, told members of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security, which is under the Judiciary Committee.  Americ …"

Mental-health study of U.S. kids affected by surge in deportations

By Susan Ferriss

As Congress debates immigration reform, mental-health investigators urge legislators to consider children's welfare.

Reporter talks to NPR about immigration laws

By The Center for Public Integrity

Center's Susan Ferriss discusses 'Separated by Law' on 'Talk of the Nation'

Feds announce new rules for legalizing undocumented spouses

By Susan Ferriss

Feds announce changes to address issues raised in Center report

Most eligible for Obama undocumented program already working

By Susan Ferriss

Aug. 15 start date for undocumented youths ages 15 to 30 to apply for deportation reprieve

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bureau of Labor Statistics":

"… uths are. The report is based in part on data from the U.S. Census and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.The institute estimates that California alone could have 460,000 potential …"

LA school abuse investigation runs into immigration fears

By Susan Ferriss

Undocumented parents say they fear deportation if they talk about accused teacher

Excerpts from this story referencing "Los Angeles":

"… adlines, and now the sordid story of alleged lewd and bizarre conduct by a Los Angeles teacher includes another sensitive dimension: immigration status.A number …"

"… d many parents are immigrants, some legal residents, some not.   Los Angeles’ La Opinion, one of the nation’s largest Spanish-language newspapers, …"

"… ornia public radio station KPCC.  The Multi-American reports that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has attempted to put word out through media …"

"… eacher, Martin Bernard Springer, has reportedly recanted, according to the Los Angeles Times.   …"

FACT CHECK: Romney’s ‘magnet’ charge attracts scrutiny

By FactCheck.Org

Republican presidential front-runner referred to a number of U.S. policies as 'magnets' for illegal immigration

Excerpts from this story referencing "Florida":

"… ou have states — the big states of illegal immigrants are California and Florida. Over the last 10 years, they’ve had no increase in illegal immigration. …"

"… Texas has had a relatively strong economy for the last four or five years. Florida has not.”Murky NumbersFurthermore, the numbers Romney cited are not as c …"

"… ant population increased 2 percent, going from 2,510,000 to 2,570,000; and Florida’s dropped 5 percent, going from 800,000 to 760,000.But another survey sh …"

"… while the population went up 11 percent in California and up 43 percent in Florida.The truth is, trying to count people who don’t want to be counted is a t …"

Temporary foreign worker program has long-term problems

By Laurel Adams

The temporary foreign worker program, known as the H—1B visa, allows educated workers in specialty occupations to work in the United States

Lack of progress on immigration reform

By The Center for Public Integrity

A path to citizenship for the more than 12 million illegal immigrants residing in the United States still out of reach

Excerpts from this story referencing "Congress":

"… ed as “extremely intensive involvement by the administration,” in 2007 Congress voted down the president’s immigration proposal. The result is a patchwo …"

"… o do want to come work in this country, we are going to have to go back to Congress and see if we can get comprehensive reform in the future.”Follow-up:A re …"

"… uest for comment, but, in August 2007 President Bush said, “Although the Congress has not addressed our broken immigration system by passing comprehensive r …"