Mar 14, 2014 — Amid pressure to slow deportations and after meeting with Hispanic congressional leaders, President Obama said he would look at more humane ways to enforce immigration laws.
Mar 13, 2014 — During a meeting with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, President Obama said he wants the Department of Homeland Security to see if the deportation process can be more humane.
Mar 12, 2014 — Italy detains tens of thousands of illegal immigrants from North Africa and locks them up in harsh conditions. Now it is pushing to revamp the system at home with an eye toward a Europe-wide plan.
Feb 11, 2014 — John Boehner and his GOP leadership team embraced a set of principles for updating the nation's immigration laws. Then the winds shifted and the House Speaker expressed grave doubts about the feasibility of overhaul.
Feb 9, 2014 — The referendum was approved by just 50.5 percent of the vote. It effectively ends a "free movement agreement" with the European Union.
Feb 7, 2014 — In politics, it often comes down to timing. And right now, the timing just isn't good for congressional Republicans to take up an immigration overhaul.
Jan 30, 2014 — Speaker John Boehner of Ohio is expected to present fellow Republicans with a one-sheet document that lays out principles for rewriting immigration laws. His caucus is split on the issue, so it's unclear whether he has the support to move forward with legislation.
Dec 20, 2013 — The law will give some students who are in the U.S. illegally the ability to pay cheaper, in-state tuition.
Dec 4, 2013 — Hispanics make up 17 percent of the nation's population. But they live disproportionately in districts represented by Democrats.
Nov 29, 2013 — The president told activists on the National Mall on Friday that there is still time for the House to pass legislation that would overhaul the nation's immigration system. The Senate passed a comprehensive bill in the summer. House Speaker John Boehner says he prefers a piecemeal approach.