President Obama slammed the partisan standoff "spectacle" that he said had damaged the economy and America's international credibility, and called on Congress to pass a comprehensive budget, immigration reform and a farm bill by year's end.
Two Illinois congressmen are among those who were arrested for civil disobedience during an immigration rally in Washington.
Undocumented immigrants in Illinois will soon be able to obtain a driver’s license, and one of the roughly two-dozen places where they will be able to do that in the state is in Champaign.
About 200 people came out to rally on Saturday at Champaign’s West Side Park, urging Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
Comprehensive immigration reform is critical to sustaining the Midwest’s role as a global leader in agriculture.
The ongoing immigration debate in Congress often spotlights the job market for people living in the U.S. illegally.
Two top Senate Democrats took the fight for an immigration bill to the home district of one of the issue's toughest critics, Republican Rep. Steve King, on Friday.
Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. will start processing visa applications from same-sex spouses in the same way it handles those from heterosexual spouses.
After passing in the U.S. Senate in June, comprehensive immigration reform has come to a screeching halt in the House of Representatives. Now reform advocates are looking for votes from GOP lawmakers from states like Indiana to help push it through.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision to strike down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act is a big win for same-sex married couples. The ruling also opens up a pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants.