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 "KQED Public Radio":

"… was reported in collaboration with The California Report, a production of KQED Public Radio. LOS ANGELES — While other kids enjoyed summer break, a teenager with m …"

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 "Immigration":

"… don’t further regulate the au pair industry.   The Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform committed $40,000 to lobbying on the legislation in the year’s fi …"

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 "Tijuana":

"… s.” Xitco’s wife, Delia, lives with their two small children south of Tijuana, Mexico, where she moved after  immigration officials told her they h …"

"… he was turned over to immigration by the police officer. She now lives in Tijuana and only sees her 10-year-old son when T.J. drives him over on weekends an …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Public Integrity":

"… s and their effects on families were the subject of a recent report by the Center for Public Integrity. Thousands of U.S. citizens, many with children, have attempted to legaliz …"

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 "director":

"… h of its work.At an event Tuesday at the Migration Policy Institute, USCIS director Alejandro Mayorkas clarified that the administration’s policy actually i …"

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

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Department of Homeland Security":

"… spurred them to conduct their research and development projects abroad.The Department of Homeland Security struggles to obtain accurate numbers on workers admitted through the progr …"

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 "Immigration":

"… he 14 House Republicans who lost their seats were members of the get-tough Immigration Reform Caucus. If another opportunity opens for Immigration reform, howeve …"