For many years, U.S. immigration favored immigrants from northern Europe. NPR correspondent Tom Gjelten explains how a 1965 law changed things — and led to the current debate about border security.
New fiction about immigrants confront the narrative of assimilation and upward mobility. The books are set everywhere from Virginia to California.
Almost 1,200 Immigration Cases In Illinois Canceled Due To Government Shutdown, Buying Immigrants More Time
Almost 1,200 immigration cases in Illinois have been canceled since the government shutdown. More than 42,000 cases have been canceled around the country.