Immigration & Emerging Communities
The city of Bell on Wednesday approved a plan to temporarily house 150 immigrant children amid a recent influx of people from Central America. KPCC takes a look at how similar plans are faring elsewhere.
In immigration news: Congress split over migrant children, Jeb Bush's op-ed, con artists target migrant kids' families, American-born gangs, more
Congress divided over deportation of migrant children. Potential presidential candidate Jeb Bush pushes for immigration reform. American-born gangs behind children leaving Central America.
After kids crossing the US border, illegally, get scooped up by the US government, they're brought to detention centers. Now, scammers are contacting families of the kids trying to extort them for money.
Two former 'comfort women' go on a U.S. tour, making their first stop in L.A. to show support for a controversial monument to war-time sex slaves in Glendale.
Sen. Marco Rubio argued that the nation's immigration laws need to be overhauled and said that Hillary Clinton would be a flawed candidate for president.
Politicians charge that the nearly 60,000 unaccompanied minors who've come to the U.S. could put the nation at risk for everything from TB to mumps. Health officials tell a different story.
Community groups want federal regulators to deny Banc of California’s bid to acquire 20 Popular Community Bank branches.
In spite of the economic recovery, many Latino families aren’t confident about regaining their own economic footing.
Gov. Rick Perry has ordered 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border. Courts flooded with cases of migrant children. Immigrants renewing deportation deferrals.
Migration experts and smugglers who charge from $4,000 to $10,000 to move Central Americans to the U.S. say these are some of the payments that must be made.
When we talk about immigration, what's often lost are the stories of the real people who have come to this country in hopes of a better life: their aspirations, losses, frustrations and joys.
Deportation deferrals are good for two-years – and starting to expire next month. Immigrants under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals must reapply or lose this special status.
A new Pew poll asked how warmly respondents felt toward people of varying religious groups. The answers varied with race, age and political leanings — and not all the feelings were mutual.
Hundreds of anti-illegal immigration protests to take place nationwide Friday and Saturday. Republicans hold back from granting Pres. Obama's $3.7 billion to deal with border crisis. Calls to make it easier to deport more unaccompanied minors.
One city in Honduras is sending more child immigrants than any other in Central American. Why? An immigrant family talks violence in their homeland.