ICE Releases a Dallas-Born Teenager After Wrongful Detention
The case of Francisco Erwin Galicia is one of many instances of a U.S. citizen being targeted for deportation.
Non-Citizens Used to Vote Regularly in America. Should More Elections Be Open to Them Today?
The Constitution doesn't bar non-citizens from voting, but when San Francisco opened up school elections to all residents, a conservative firestorm followed.
Can Trump Use an Executive Order to Add the Citizenship Question to the Census?
The Supreme Court rejected the reasoning behind the administration's proposed addition of the question, so the president would need to provide a new rationale.
The Supreme Court Deals Trump a Defeat on the Census Citizenship Question
The high court's decision didn't take issue with the question itself, but rather the administration's tactics.
Why Did Trump Invoke Executive Privilege in the Fight Over the Census Citizenship Question?
Here's what you need to know about Trump's assertion of executive privilege and what's ahead in the debate over the citizenship question.
What Would Temporary Protected Status Mean for Venezuelans Who Have Fled to the U.S.?
Because the protection is only a temporary status and doesn't offer a path to citizenship, it puts recipients in a legal gray zone.
Experts Say the Census Citizenship Question Would Undercount Latinxs. Documents Show That May Be the Intention.
The hard drive of a deceased GOP strategist reveals an effort to undercount Democratic Latinxs.
The U.S. Is Denying Citizenship to Service Members at an Unprecedented Rate
Non-citizens in the military are now denied citizenship more frequently than their civilian counterparts. The Department of Defense appears to be behind the shift.
Experts Say a Citizenship Question Would Be Bad for the Census. The Supreme Court Might Allow It Anyway.
The five conservatives on the court seemed ready to rule against three lower courts, a collection of researchers and experts, and five former leaders of the Census Bureau.
Border Patrol Can Stop Most Americans in Their Own Neighborhoods. Presidential Candidate Julián Castro Wants to Change That.
For Border Patrol, the border encompasses a 100-mile zone that stretches inwards from Mexico, Canada, and every coast.
The Supreme Court Will Bypass Lower Courts to Review Controversial Census Question About Citizenship Status
After a circuit court ordered the removal of a citizenship question from the census, the Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to weigh in on the case. On Friday, the high court agreed.
Uncertainty Around the 2020 Census Has Local Leaders on the Back Foot
Uncertainty over the government's future operations and the addition of a citizenship question have left cities bracing for chaos during the upcoming census.
A Judge Blocked the Census Citizenship Question. Here's What the Plaintiffs Are Saying.
The judge ruled that, while the administration's move to include a citizenship question was not in itself unconstitutional, it was "unlawful for a multitude of independent reasons."
President Trump's Expansion of Immigration Fraud Investigations Comes With Significant Risks
The government's litigation procedures carry a disturbingly high risk of mistakenly taking away citizenship from someone who committed neither crime nor fraud.
As the Public Comment Period Ends, Advocacy Groups Mount One Last Push Against Trump's 'Public Charge' Rule
Monday marks the last day for public comment on the rule, which could make it harder for millions of immigrants who have used public services to acquire a green card or citizenship.
Denver Public Libraries Are Helping Immigrants Become Citizens
A unique program in the Mile High City seeks to integrate the city's growing immigrant and refugee population into its 75 neighborhoods—and the country as a whole.
A U.S. Citizen Who Was Detained and Nearly Deported Files a Lawsuit in Florida
Peter Brown remained locked in a county jail for weeks, as county officials waited for immigration authorities to deport him to Jamaica—a country he had never lived in.
What Would Ending Birthright Citizenship Mean for the United States?
Social science (and history) shows that repealing birthright citizenship is rarely an effective solution for an overburdened nation.
The Texas Democratic Party May Be Investigated for a Confusing Voter Registration Mailer
The Texas secretary of state's office has asked the state's attorney general to investigate a democratic mailer that had a checkbox indicating citizenship pre-checked.
Is Asking a Citizenship Question on the Census Legal?
Six lawsuits challenging the legality of the citizenship question, filed by various groups including the states of New York and California, are now pending in federal courts.
Census Bureau Economists Provide More Evidence Against the Citizenship Question
In a new working paper, five Census Bureau economists find that adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census would only reduce accuracy and increase costs.
How the Cambodian Government Is Trying to Chill the Push for Fair Elections
Prime minister Hun Sen wants it both ways: He wants to claim a democratic mantle but doesn't want to deal with the pesky competition that comes with a genuine election.
Viewfinder: New United States Citizens Recite the National Anthem
New United States citizen Mosammat Rasheda Akter, originally Bangladesh, holds her seven-month-old daughter Fahmida as she sings the U.S. National Anthem during naturalization ceremony at the New York Public Library on July 3rd, 2018.