Immigration & Emerging Communities
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement had to pay for 3,255 immigrants daily at five detention facilities in Texas, the most of any state.
The Department of Labor is looking into alleged work visa abuse involving two companies used by Southern California Edison to hire foreign workers.
We talk with one newlywed couple from China about how society and government have changed in recent years, and whether the country is more welcoming to LGBT people.
Next summer, the city's minimum wage will rise to $10.50 per hour, and it will reach $15 in 2020. Some workers say it'll lift them up. Others worry they'll be laid off.
The lawsuits, filed by the families of field workers who died of heat-related illnesses, accused the state of repeatedly failing to protect farm workers being denied water and shade.
Vets, including those from the legendary 442nd "Go For Broke" regiment, reminisce about the war, their families and their citizenship.
Congresswoman Judy Chu has asked the government to investigate Edison's decision to lay off tech workers and replace them foreign workers who hold visas.
The survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that 72 percent of Americans support legal status for such immigrants.
Sergio Garcia successfully fought a legal battle to practice law despite his immigration status. With a green card, he can now live in the U.S. legally as well.
A city-sponsored public hearing brought out street vendors and those who oppose the idea of legalizing the industry in Los Angeles.
Some grew up with drought, others with an unreliable water supply, in countries where water consumption is much lower than in the U.S.
The states suing to block the plan, led by Texas, argue that Obama acted outside his authority and that the changes would force them to invest more in law enforcement, health care and education.
Until now, spouses of foreign workers who hold an H1B visa could not work in the US. A new rule allows many to apply for work permits.
The late Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador will be beatified by the Catholic Church on Saturday. Locals have planned festivities to mark the occasion.
The executive actions President Obama announced six months ago would protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, but those actions are on hold.
David Ryu is the first-ever Korean American City councilmember and its first Asian American representative in 2 decades.