illegal immigrants

President Barack Obama speaks on immigration reform at the Copernicus Community Center on November 25, 2014 in Chicago. (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Many Illegal Immigrants Who Apply For Work Permits Will Be Eligible For Social Security, Medicare

Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama’s new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.

11/28/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants after a foot chase on July 25, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

More Illegal Immigrants Making States Along East Coast Their Home

Immigrants entering the U.S. illegally are increasingly making states along the East Coast their home rather than states closer to the Mexican border.

11/18/2014

An anti-immigration group is running more than $1 million in ads criticizing lawmakers for not stopping the flow of new workers into the United States.  (John Moore/Getty Images)

Anti-Immigration Group Starts $1M Ad Campaign In 10 States

An anti-immigration group is running more than $1 million in ads criticizing lawmakers for not stopping the flow of new workers into the United States.

10/15/2014

The top three officials at the Justice Department agency that oversees the federal immigration court system used their positions to help relatives get paid internships, according to a report released Thursday by the Justice Department's inspector general. Photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Immigration Judges’ Union Wants Courts Independent Of Justice Department

The federal immigration court system should be separated from the Justice Department and operated independently of federal law enforcement, the top two leaders of the immigration judges’ union said Wednesday.

08/27/2014

Mexican President Hails Obama's Immigration Order 'An Act Of Justice'  (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Pew: Two-Thirds Of Mexicans Dissatisfied With Direction Of Their Country

A new survey from Mexico finds that the country’s residents have increasingly negative views of the economy and leadership, with 44 percent of Mexicans saying they believe life is better in the United States for those who migrated.

08/27/2014

A majority of Americans say that unaccompanied minors apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border should be allowed to remain in the country for at least some length of time. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of Americans Say Migrant Children Should Stay In US Temporarily

A majority of Americans say that unaccompanied minors apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border should be allowed to remain in the country for at least some length of time.

08/11/2014

Seventy percent of Americans, including 86 percent of Republican voters, say undocumented immigrants are threatening the U.S. economy, and the country’s traditional customs, values and beliefs.   (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Poll: 70 Percent Of US Says Traditional Customs, Beliefs Threatened By Illegal Immigrants

Seventy percent of Americans, including 86 percent of Republican voters, say undocumented immigrants are threatening the U.S. economy, and the country’s traditional customs, values and beliefs.

08/07/2014

GOP Rep: 'War On Whites Being Launched By The Democratic Party' (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

GOP Rep: ‘War On Whites Being Launched By The Democratic Party’

Rep. Mo Brooks, R-AL, says he is part of the “Deportation Caucus” that the Wall Street Journal used to label opponents of the Granger immigration bill, with Brooks saying that he believes the Democratic Party has launched a “war on whites.”

08/04/2014

Nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of the American public says religion is influence in the U.S. as a divide between the religiously affiliated and those without religion continue to widen.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Md. Religious Leaders Pray for Immigrant Children

Scores of Baltimore-area religious leaders held an interfaith prayer vigil for unaccompanied children who arrived in Maryland after fleeing violence in their home countries.

07/30/2014

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said on Tuesday that she “felt ashamed” of the U.S. for the way the country is handling an ongoing influx of unaccompanied immigrant children illegally crossing the Mexican border into America.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Dem Rep To Immigrant Minors: ‘I Felt Ashamed’ Of America

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said on Tuesday that she “felt ashamed” of the U.S. for the way the country is handling an ongoing influx of unaccompanied immigrant children illegally crossing the Mexican border into America.

07/30/2014

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