Immigration News

Today's Quote

“It’s really part of my life. I have relatives and friends … on both sides of the border. So, I think it’s important for us to understand that we are all children of God. If we work together, we can find a solution for this reality and come up with a really clear, simple and good immigration system that can address the needs of the people on both sides.”

Jose H. Gomez, archbishop of Los Angeles, the newly elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and an immigrant from Mexico himself.

By Erica Werner.

10/17/19 - “Failed Senate vote sets up big fight over border wall, budget. The White House plans to play hardball on wall money, setting up shutdown fight in November.”

9/12/19 - Immigration: where 2020 candidates stand on border crossings and more.”

By Danielle Kurtzleben, Lexie Schapitl, and Alyson Hurt.

Bonus Items

The game of Getting Legal: why you can’t just ‘get in line’ for citizenship if you’re undocumented.

A succinct and highly informative infographic on the U.S. immigration process.

“Alone: A snapshot of family separation through the eyes of a child.”

This four-minute video from the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service shows what it feels like to be separated from your parents and placed in foster care