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US Senate passes immigration reform bill

18:42 26/05/2006
The United States is engaged in an intense debate over the most substantial overhaul of immigration law in 20 years. The two houses of the US Congress have both created bills that each proposes to be...

US Senate reviews immigration reform

9:29 03/05/2006
The US Senate will try again within weeks to break the deadlock on immigration reform, the leader of Senate business says. Bill Frist was speaking after huge demonstrations on May 1 illustrated...

Thousands march in US to protest new immigration laws

19:50 27/03/2006
In the largest demonstration in California's history, well over half a million people marched through downtown Los Angeles on Saturday March 25, in defence of immigrant rights and to protest the...

Immigrant businesses in the US help inner city economies

16:09 17/11/2005
Immigrants and their businesses in U.S. inner cities often spark growth in jobs and household incomes, according to a study released Nov. 15. For decades, policymakers have debated the best ways to...

US to eliminate social benefits for immigrants

12:41 10/11/2005
The US Senate approved a bill eliminating social benefits for legal immigrants, arguing that it will save the Federal Budget 35 billion dollars over the next five years. The New York daily Tribuna...

Bush pushes for US guest worker plan

14:19 19/10/2005
US President George W. Bush sought support for his guest worker plan for foreigners, hoping to persuade conservatives by promising to fight illegal immigration. Bush and his advisers are caught...

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