As migration spikes, Germany attempts to crack down on illegal immigration

Nov 6, 2023
The number of people entering Germany without permission hit a high in September. Now, the country is levying tougher legal sentences for trafficking.
Migrants wait a German police check point near the Polish border on Oct. 11.
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Would E-Verify keep undocumented workers off payrolls?

Jun 6, 2017
Advocates of stronger immigration enforcement want to require employers to use the online vetting system.
Immigrant laborers Jose, right, from Mexico, and Christian, from Honduras, perform "house leveling" work on a damaged home in New Orleans.
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How Mexicans are reacting to the US presidential election

Apr 8, 2016
And how it impacts the economies in San Diego and Tijuana.
View of the border wall.
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Migrants risk all to get into Britain

Jul 29, 2015
9 have died in the attempt, while thousands of others disrupt trade and traffic.

Sending 57,000 kids back to their home country costs

Jul 28, 2014
Esme Deprez says getting these kids home is a lot more complicated than it sounds.

Why young children are fleeing Central America

Jul 24, 2014
A closer look at the influx of young migrants crossing the border into the U.S.

Of borders and businesses: moving forward in Murrieta

Jul 17, 2014
Have anti-immigration protests affected business in Murrieta, California?
Demonstrators outside the Border Patrol station in Murrieta, California on July 11, 2014
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Meet the other undocumented immigrants

Jul 2, 2014
30-40 percent of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. entered the country legally.

DREAMer Hackathon: Silicon Valley goes in for immigration reform

Oct 31, 2013
Mark Zuckerberg's is behind a new initiative that will help illegal immigrants use technology to push for immigration reform.

Immigration reform & the economy: A reading list

Jun 27, 2013
Now that the Senate has passed immigration reform, a look at some of the most important coverage of the finances and economics of immigration reform.
In this file photo, immigrants await their turn for green card and citizenship interviews at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Queens office on May 30, 2013 in the Long Island City neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.
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