U.S. Immigration

Supreme Court Sets Election-Year Clash on Immigration

Supreme Court Sets Election-Year Clash on Immigration

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.

Guatemala 'deeply worried' by U.S. plan to deport families

Guatemala 'deeply worried' by U.S. plan to deport families

Guatemala on Tuesday said it had serious concerns about U.S. government plans to round up and deport undocumented Central American families, children and young adults who have recently arrived in the United States.

Paris attacks reshape U.S. debate on immigration, security

Paris attacks reshape U.S. debate on immigration, security

U.S. lawmakers called on Tuesday for even tighter scrutiny of Syrian refugees fleeing to the United States as last week's deadly Paris attacks recast America's debate over immigration and national security, prompting a sharp rebuke from President Barack Obama, who said attempts to block entry were "offensive and contrary to American values".