The Mexican Congress has called on the embattled governor of Oaxaca state to step aside in a bid to restore order after five months of often violent protests that have paralyzed the state's capital city.
Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said Sunday that he expects an immigration bill to be passed by week's end, but comments from other U.S. lawmakers left it difficult to predict what kind of legislation might ultimately win passage.
We're reporting live this week from Cancun, where the leaders of the United States, Mexico and Canada are meeting in a trilateral summit. And despite the contentious debate raging in the U.S. Senate over illegal immigration and the guest-worker program, this summit has a remarkably modest agenda.
Mexican President Vicente Fox called two American civil rights leaders late Monday and told them he regretted any offense to African-Americans when he said Mexican immigrants in the United States take jobs "that not even blacks want to do."
Illegal immigrants from the interior of Mexico caught crossing the Arizona border this summer will be offered trips back to their hometowns as part of an effort to stem the tide of deadly treks across the blazing Sonora desert.
Mexicans visiting the United States for less than three days won't have to undergo fingerprinting and photographing, Mexican President Vicente Fox said Saturday at President Bush's ranch in Crawford, Texas.
The United States and Mexico are "well past" any differences over the Iraq war and the status of millions of illegal Mexican nationals in the United States, National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice said Friday.
President Bush plans Wednesday to unveil an immigration proposal that would create a Web-based job registry and a method to allow some illegal workers to keep their jobs and attain legal status, congressional and White House sources said.