A report by the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency says this year's influx of Central American migrants has begun to decline, but it calls on Congress for support in keeping the crisis in check.
The number of unauthorized immigrants living in the United States has stayed the same since 2009, according to the Pew Research Center. Researchers estimate that there were 11.3 million unauthorized immigrants living in the country in March 2013. "As growth of this group has stalled, there has bee ... More >>
On a sunny Saturday morning in April, more than two dozen men, women, and children march up Central Avenue, on the final stretch of the Pride parade. The pro-gay march has taken place in Phoenix every year since 1981, but it's the first time this particular group has joined the thousands of people c ... More >>
A poll shows a majority of Americans want deportation proceedings sped up for the wave of Central American children showing up at the nation's border, including the deportation of kids who are eligible for asylum.That poll was released today by the Pew Research Center, which showed that 53 percent o ... More >>
Wiretapping rates in Arizona are among the highest in the nation.The Pew Research Center ranked the states where the most wiretap authorizations were made last year, finding that Arizona's had the fifth-highest rate in the country.
Back in 1990, Arizona had the 12th-largest share of immigrants in its population.More than two decades later, Arizona now has the 11th-largest share of immigrants among the 50 states, according to the Pew Research Center.
Public-opinion research of people in Mexico shows that most people there aren't interested in moving to the United States.According to surveys from Pew Research, 61 percent of Mexicans said they wouldn't move to the United States even if they had the means or opportunity to do so.
Although the estimated number of unauthorized immigrants into the United States dropped off after 2007, researchers think that number may be on the rise again.After estimating a peak of 12.2 million unauthorized immigrants in the country in 2007, the Pew Research Center estimated that number dropped ... More >>
Hardly any unauthorized Latino immigrants in this country say they identify with the Republican Party.According to the Pew Research Center, Latinos who are either foreign-born U.S. citizens or permanent residents aren't much more likely to be Republicans, either.
Democratic State Representative Juan Mendez's God-free invocation at the House Representatives yesterday, as first reported by New Times, is attracting nationwide attention.If you want to see the video of Mendez's invocation, check it out after the jump:See also:-Atheist Lawmaker Quotes Carl Sagan I ... More >>
According to the court of public opinion, last week's shooting at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school isn't viewed as an "isolated act," unlike the shootings carried out by Jared Loughner and James Holmes.Although the public's just about split on the issue, a Pew Research Center survey shows m ... More >>
Image: www.glenndavissoccer.com A Pew Research Center poll claims that Mexicans look less favorably on Americans since the passage of SB1070, a stat used today by the Christian Science Monitor to thread an article on immigration.Just one problem: It took us about a minute to find another poll ... More >>