California's Legislature is considering asking the federal government for permission to sell health insurance through the Covered California exchange to people who can't prove they're legally in the country.
Last year immigration ranked among the top four topics that Americans say is a problem for the first time in eight years. Donald Trump, the outspoken Republican front-runner in the presidential race, has made it his signature issue, weaving it into a narrative of general economic decline and concern about terrorism, which also figured high among last year’s problems list
The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to an election-year review of President Barack Obama's executive action to allow up to 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally to "come out of the shadows" and work legally in the United States. The justices said they will consider undoing lower court orders that blocked the plan from taking effect in the midst of a presidential campaign already roiled by the issue.