A new immigration bill is expected to be introduced in the U.S. Senate next week. One big hurdle toward that was cleared this week when the United Farm Workers reached a deal with growers that would address wages and caps the number of visas allowed for new workers.
Former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar says it is time for Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
A new group of business leaders wants to recruit 300 CEOs and 1,000 small businesses in Illinois to push for "common sense'' bipartisan immigration reform. It includes two heads from the University of Illinois.
Big business and big labor have settled on a political framework for an immigration overhaul. Now, the lawmakers writing bipartisan legislation need to resolve the nitty-gritty — and keep their parties' political flanks mollified.
A federal judge has rebuffed three Indiana lawmakers who asked to be allowed to step into a legal dispute over the state's immigration law after the attorney general declined to defend it.
A bill approved Tuesday in the Indiana Senate would allow some undocumented immigrants to be eligible for in-state college tuition.
Indiana lawmakers are considering rolling back the state's two-year-old immigration law so that undocumented immigrants who were attending public colleges then would again be eligible for in-state tuition rates.
What would it look like for the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in this country to come out of the shadows and join the legal workforce? We’ve gotten a sneak peek through a federal program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which went into effect last year.
The first details of an initial proposal by the White House to tackle the nation's immigration system include an eight-year path to legal residency for illegal immigrants.
Illinois is the fourth state to allow undocumented immigrants to obtain a driver's license with a new law signed by the governor.