Hospitals trying to curb costs have chartered flights to send sick, uninsured, undocumented immigrants back to their home countries. It's a process called medical repatriation, and critics say it amounts to unregulated deportation. (April...
Senators formally unveil a wide-ranging immigration bill with support from business executives, religious leaders, activists and others. The sponsors are four Republicans and four Democrats, hoping the coalition holds firm. (April 18)
Thousands of immigrants and activists rallied across the U.S. in protests aimed at pressing Congress to approve immigration measures that would grant 11 million immigrants living here illegally a path toward citizenship. (April 10)
As senators return to work after a two week break, negotiations are underway on an agreement for expanded background checks for gun sales. (April 8)
The White House says it is encouraged by the progress being made on immigration reform, but press secretary Jay Carney warns a deal hasn't been reached yet. Carney also commented on North Korea's threats during Monday's briefing. (April 1...
A coalition of 30 national Latino organizations launched a Hispanics United for Immigration Reform campaign on Wednesday and say they're increasing pressure on lawmakers to pass a comprehensive reform package. (March 29)
President Barack Obama witnessed a naturalization ceremony for new Americans at the White House Monday. He also called on Congress to quickly pass an immigration reform bill. (March. 25)
Venezuelans at home and abroad are looking to the future with a mix of hope and uncertainty following the death of President Hugo Chavez. He died on Tuesday after a nearly two-year struggle with cancer. (March 6)
One of the hurdles for the President's Affordable Care Act is language. Understanding the law is a challenge even for governors, state lawmakers and agency officials. Delivering its message to non-English speakers is especially complicated....
Hundreds of illegal immigrants are being released from federal custody, due to the sequestration budget cuts set to take effect later this week. (Feb. 28)