Nearly 100,000 undocumented students graduate from high schools across the U.S. each year. Only a fraction enroll in college.
In 2010, shortly after Arizona had passed the controversial immigration law known as Senate Bill 1070, Jessica Gonzalez was riding a bus through downtown Phoenix when it passed a crowds of protesters and counter-protesters. Gonzalez remembers being the only person…
How much? About $13 billion in 2016.
Undocumented immigrants contributed an estimated $13 billion into Social Security funds in 2016.
One shelter was shut down over abuse allegations, while another faces closure due to a legal dispute with the State of Arizona.
After Texas made sanctuary cities illegal, some major metropolitan areas vowed to not comply with the new law. But in rural areas, undocumented immigrants face constant fear of deportation.
Immigrants drawn by jobs at the local meat-packing plant are making their mark in business and politics.
“For flood recovery, that's an important group of people for sure,” a university professor says.
Most undocumented immigrants who are deported are Latino men with jobs. That has a ripple effect on housing.