illegal immigrants

Pop Quiz: Who Gets the Benefit from Federal Entitlement Programs?

Over the past few years, the benefits that America offers its citizens have become the center of a huge debate. But who actually qualifies for benefits, and how are they designed to work? If you're interested in where entitlement spending goes, take a peek at our little quiz.

Illegal Immigrants: Moving to America's Center

Illegal immigrant populations are shrinking in New York, Florida and the Mountain West states, as undocumented workers relocate to states such as Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana, the Pew Hispanic Center said in a report released last week.

Immigration and Unemployment: A Toxic Mix

Polls are showing that the link between the 8 million jobs lost during the Great Recession and the hostile attitude toward immigrants cannot be ignored. These conjoined problems are adding to the pressure to overhaul immigration policies -- and to create new jobs.

Obama Offers a Framework for Immigration Reform

President Barack Obama outlined some key principles that he believes can lead to comprehensive immigration reform legislation and tighter border security for America in a speech on Thursday.

Will Curbing Illegal Immigration Harm the Economy?

Most Americans agree the nation's immigration policy needs revamping -- but disagree on whether undocumented workers help or hurt the economy. Clearing up common misconceptions would help in developing the appropriate policy changes.