Gaby Pacheco calls herself an aspiring U.S. citizen who is compiling the paperwork and trying to get the $465 needed to apply for a two-year reprieve from getting deported.
Immigration groups, Obama surrogates, the media and the Democratic Party have a message for Latino voters, who some say could swing the election because they are heavily represented in four battleground states -- Colorado, Nevada, Florida and New Mexico.
Immigrants showed up at Arizona Gov. Brewer's office after she signed an executive order denying deportation relief.
A group of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents filed suit Thursday against new policy directives on removing illegal immigrants.
An appeals court on Monday sided with the federal government in blocking several provisions in Alabama and Georgia's controversial anti-illegal immigration laws, while allowing other key parts of those laws to stand.
Long lines formed at help centers and lawyers' office across America Wednesday as thousands of young, undocumented immigrants began applying for relief from deportation.
John Avlon gets to the bottom of the budget plans of presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney battled over Medicare and energy policy Tuesday as the November election campaign reached out to battleground states crucial to both sides' chances for victory.
Young illegal immigrants can start applying on August 15 for two-year deferrals from deportation, but will have to pay $465 in fees, a top immigration official announced Friday.
Two more people have died in Uganda's Ebola outbreak, officials working at a hospital said Wednesday.
Teams in Uganda are trying to track down anyone who came into contact with patients infected with the Ebola virus, which has killed at least 14 people there this month, authorities said Monday.
International health experts are among those investigating an Ebola outbreak in Uganda.
What's in a name? For my friends and simpaticos in the immigration reform community, enough to go ballistic at the mere mention of the phrase: "illegal immigrant."
Repeal and replace -- or at least resist -- is the Republican mantra in the wake of last week's Supreme Court ruling upholding President Barack Obama's signature health care reform law.
While conservatives are still seething over last week's Supreme Court ruling saving President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, top Capitol Hill Republicans are gleefully using the decision to fire up their base with promises of a repeal in 2013.
The GOP is working to define what they would replace Obamacare with.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how the Supreme Court's healthcare ruling will affect patients and doctors going forward.
The U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama's sweeping health care legislation Thursday in a narrow 5-4 ruling that Obama says will provide up to 30 million additional Americans with health care.
The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, the health care law that President Obama signed in March 2010. Here's a look at key moments in the law's history:
The health care reform law is in jeopardy. Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Will Cain and Christine Romans explain what's on the line.
As a Supreme Court ruling nears, CNN's Athena Jones looks at the stakes for those benefiting from the health care law.
Karen Harned has been going to the Supreme Court every day it has met since June 11 so there would be no chance she would miss the health care law ruling.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding a piece of Arizona's controversial immigration law portends such a "huge" increase in policing for one department that the chief wondered Tuesday if his agency will be able to handle the workload.
Mitt Romney spent the presidential primary campaign trying to convince conservatives of his right-wing credibility on immigration issues.
Mitt Romney said states have a right to secure its borders, and that Pres. Obama has not presented an immigration plan.
The nation is inching toward a new consensus on immigrants and America, but on Monday, the Supreme Court divided us.
John King and Jeffrey Toobin discuss the politics of the Supreme Court's ruling on Arizona's immigration law.
The judicial equivalent of white smoke has risen: The Supreme Court has ruled in a split decision rejecting most of Arizona's controversial immigration policing law, SB 1070.
Obama administration officials said Monday the federal government would not become a willing partner in the state of Arizona's efforts to arrest undocumented people -- unless those immigrants meet federal government criteria. And they said the administration is rescinding agreements that allow some Arizona law enforcement officers to enforce federal immigration laws.
The Supreme Court's decision on Arizona's attempt to legislate immigration is likely to have far-reaching effects on other states' efforts to enact similar legislation and underscores the need for federal action, experts said Monday.
It's less of a tongue-twisting jumble than the phrase "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."
Caught off guard by the Obama administration's shift in immigration policy last week, Republicans on Tuesday refined their response in an effort to lessen any political bounce for the president at what had been a tough time in his campaign.
President Barack Obama received praise Monday from Mexico's president for the decision last week to stop deporting some young illegal immigrants.
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule this month on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act , the health-care reform law that President Obama had signed in March 2010. Here's a look at key moments in the law's history:
In an election-year policy change, the Obama administration said Friday it will stop deporting young illegal immigrants who entered the United States as children if they meet certain requirements.
President Obama says the plan is not amnesty but part of his effort to fix a "broken immigration system."
Jose Luis Zelaya shed tears of joy Friday morning.
A proposed regulation in the Dominican Republic could stop illegal immigrants from studying in the nation's public schools.
The Obama administration calls its policy on illegal immigrants "prosecutorial discretion." In reality, we're finding out, it amounts to business as usual, deporting huge numbers of hard-working immigrants.
For anyone who wants to make a serious play for the Latino vote -- and not just go through the motions -- here's what you need to know: Latinos are single-issue voters.
Alabama lawmakers passed a new bill Wednesday aimed at improving the state's controversial immigration law, but critics said the new measure might make things worse.
Where exactly does Mitt Romney stand on immigration issues? As CNN's Anderson Cooper reports, it can be tough to tell.
A month after defending the health care law, the Obama administration again confronted the buzz saw of skeptical Supreme Court justices on Wednesday -- this time on immigration. But come November, Republicans may very well be on the losing end of the argument.
Lawmakers across the nation closely followed Wednesday's Supreme Court arguments over the fate of Arizona's tough immigration law
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer talks to CNN's John King about the Supreme Court hearing on her state's tough immigration law.
Parts of Arizona's sweeping immigration law received a surprising amount of support from a short-handed Supreme Court Wednesday.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says she will get tough on illegal immigration and racial profiling. CNN's Casey Wian reports.
A federal appeals court in Atlanta announced that it will wait until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on Arizona's law.
Former Solicitor General Ken Starr and Neal Katyal weigh in on Healthcare, immigration and the Supreme Court.
As recently as six years ago, it was conventional wisdom among lawyers, legislators and policy advocates that the states had no role in setting immigration policy. Since then, there has been a federalist revolution of historic proportions.
The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office urged the Obama administration on Monday to end a new $8 billion experiment aimed at improving a key Medicare program.
The Supreme Court is poised to decide whether Arizona can enforce its controversial immigration law over the strong objections of the Obama administration. Oral arguments will be held Wednesday.
Less than a month after handily passing Mississippi's House of Representatives, a controversial immigration law died this week in the state's Senate.
You may have heard that a group of Republicans in Congress -- including GOP rock star and possible vice presidential pick Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida -- are getting ready to introduce their version of the DREAM Act.You also may have heard that Democratic lawmakers and liberal advocacy groups despise the Republican alternative and derisively label it "DREAM Act Lite."
Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Will Cain and Christine Romans discuss whether there is an alternate plan to control rising health care costs if the Supreme Court strikes down President Obama's health care law.
The individual mandate might prove to be the death knell for President Barack Obama's health care reform.
Latinos, immigrants and Native Americans experience "a pattern of human right violations" in the American Southwest under U.S. immigration policies, Amnesty International said in a new report.
All eyes have been on the Supreme Court this week as the justices listened to three days of arguments regarding the constitutionality of President Obama's health care reform plan.
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments in the constitutionality of the health care reform law, CNN spoke with two experts on opposing sides of the issue.
The second anniversary of President Barack Obama's signing into law the landmark and controversial health care reform measure brought, as expected, fierce attacks from Republicans.
The luck of the Irish may not be enough to push ahead special legislation introduced by Sen. Scott Brown, R-Massachusetts, to grant 10,500 special work visas for Irish immigrants.
Another controversial immigration bill is on the horizon in the South, a regional battleground that has seen a number of states pass reforms on illegal immigration.
Selma civil rights marchers take up the cause of immigration. CNN's Gustavo Valdes reports.
Rick Santorum takes a jab at Mitt Romney's health care plan in Massachusetts during a campaign event.
The Obama administration's breach of religious freedom and freedom of conscience through the Health and Human Services agency's contraception mandate has reignited the national conversation about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare."
President Obama announces 10 states will be exempt from "No Child Left Behind" rules in exchange for new reforms.
Ten states are being granted waivers to free them from some requirements of the No Child Left Behind education reform law, with President Barack Obama explaining Thursday that the move aims to "combine greater freedom with greater accountability."
On the eve of the Nevada caucus, here's some advice to Newt Gingrich: If you still want to draw contrasts with Mitt Romney over immigration, don't toss in your cards. Double down.
A series of viral outbreaks causing diarrhea and vomiting has affected scores of people in North Carolina in recent weeks, sickening them, but causing no fatalities, health officials there said Wednesday.
Responding angrily to a campaign ad from Newt Gingrich accusing him of being anti-immigrant, Mitt Romney insisted during last week's Republican debate at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville that he has no problem with immigrants.
When it comes to courting the Latino demographic, there's a demo within that demo that might be worth listening to.
Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney fight for the key constituency in Florida. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.
On behalf of all those Latino voters who have figured out that the Obama administration is the most hostile to Latino immigrants of any administration in the last half century and who are looking for an alternative, let me say this to the Republican presidential candidates: "Bienvenidos to Florida! Now, behave yourselves."
John King, Rep. Brian Bilbray and Dana Loesch discuss if the GOP Presidential candidates are shifting on immigration.
In the latest volley between the federal government and states pushing anti-illegal-immigration laws, the Obama administration announced Thursday it was establishing a new hotline for immigration detainees who feel they "may be U.S. citizens or victims of a crime."
It wasn't until his senior year of high school in North Carolina that Monji Dolon found out about his murky immigration status.
Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina asked judges Thursday to halt proceedings in cases challenging the states' immigration laws.
The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether Arizona can enforce its controversial immigration law, over the strong objections of the Obama administration.
CNN's Casey Wian takes a look at who's fighting Arizona's immigration law, and who's fighting for it.
GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich outlines his plan to control illegal immigration once he takes office.
Utah has become the fourth state sued by the Justice Department for passing an immigration law that federal officials claim is unconstitutional because it pre-empts federal enforcement of immigration.
Fierce critics of Alabama's controversial new immigration law -- and one of its staunchest supporters -- are pointing to the arrest of a German Mercedes-Benz executive last week to make their case.
Alabama's immigration law is unconstitutional and aims to threaten "the most basic human needs," the U.S. Department of Justice said in a court filing.
Justice Department officials pressed their campaign against an immigration law in South Carolina on Monday, saying the measure passed there this summer unconstitutionally pre-empts federal authority.
A judge on Friday ruled against Arizona, dismissing its claims "in their entirety" against the federal government over its enforcement of immigration laws.
At Tuesday night's GOP presidential debate in Las Vegas, Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann suggested that opposition to President Obama's health reform law prompted the administration to repeal part of it.
Nearly 400,000 people were deported from the United States in the past fiscal year, the largest number in the history of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, the government announced Tuesday.
Change is never pretty. And the change that results when 50 states step in to take on a job Washington has tried and failed to do can be especially messy. This is what's happening -- with a vengeance -- on immigration. In the past five years, there has been a virtual revolution in immigration lawmaking. And the result is not just chaos -- it's a lot of bad policy.
A federal appeals court has blocked enforcement of parts of a controversial immigration enforcement law in Alabama.
The U.S. government expects to deport a record number of people this year, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Wednesday.
A number of states, including Georgia, already are putting things in place to opt out of the controversial No Child Left Behind Law, following President Barrack Obama's announcement Friday that states can now apply for waivers.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry found himself standing apart from his GOP rivals on a pair of immigration issues during a CNN/Tea Party Debate in Tampa, Florida, Monday night.
Last September, Ana Maria Cruz waited in her minivan outside an immigration office, clutching her fiance's keys, wallet and cell phone.
A federal judge temporarily blocked enforcement of a tough immigration law in Alabama on Monday.
How cruel can the Obama administration be to illegal immigrants, as well as to their families and supporters?
It's late August. Would you rather hit the beach or discuss immigration reform?
In a move that could shake up the U.S. immigration system, the Department of Homeland Security is going to begin reviewing all 300,000 pending deportation cases in federal immigration courts to determine which individuals meet specific criteria for removal and to focus on "our highest priorities."
Kate Bolduan reports on debate over the DREAM Act, which would set a pathway to legalization for undocumented youth.
An Atlanta federal appeals court has ruled key parts of 2010 health care reform law are unconstitutional.
Arizona's governor has formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene and allow the state to enforce its controversial immigration law known as SB 1070.