January 14, 2009 - The Wall Street Journal
By CAM SIMPSON WASHINGTON -- Illegal immigration to the U.S. may be slowing, but undocumented migrants who are already here aren't likely to return home en masse barring a more severe economic downturn, according to a study to be released Wednesday by the Migration Policy Institute in Washington.
January 13, 2009 - The Hill
Hispanic Democrats are changing their strategy to get a sweeping rewrite of immigration laws passed, focusing attention on controversial workplace raids that have increased in the absence of a legislative fix.
January 13, 2009 - The New York Times
A scene from the last days of the Bush administration: On a snowy afternoon last weekend, a church in New York City is filled to bursting with more than 1,000 people.
January 12, 2009 - The New York Times
WASHINGTON Congress is poised to give President-elect Barack Obama a quick victory by passing a bill to provide health insurance to millions of low-income children.
January 12, 2009 - The Wall Street Journal
By LAURA MECKLER WASHINGTON -- Democrats are using an early vote on a children's health-care bill to advance a longstanding effort in the more controversial area of immigration.
January 12, 2009 - eWeek
Facing a lawsuit by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other industry groups, the government pushes back from Jan. 15 to Feb. 20 the original compliance date that federal contractors must begin using the controversial E-Verify program to check the immigration status of employees.
January 12, 2009 - Straits Times
WASHINGTON - AFTER two failed attempts in 2006 and 2007, immigration reform could finally be pushed through both houses of the US Congress starting in September, civil rights activists said.
January 12, 2009 - Los Angeles Times
Inadequate legal counsel will no longer be a reason to delay getting thrown out of the country.
January 12, 2009 - Politico
Barack Obama sat down for his first meeting with a foreign leader as president-elect Monday, discussing immigration and the economy with Mexican President Felipe Calderon.
January 12, 2009 - DesMoinesRegister.com
Last year, the Iowa Legislature passed landmark health-care legislation guaranteeing all eligible children health insurance by 2011. To back this bold plan, the Legislature appropriated $25 million over the next three years.