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President Barack Obama arrived in Puerto Rico today, marking the first time in 50 years that a current U.S. president has visited the island.

How Argentina developed the region's most progressive immigration law.
The U.S. labor secretary offers a blueprint for immigration reform.

Guatemalan-born citizens who have since left the country—but continue to send monetary remittances to family members back home—demanded yesterday for the right to vote in the September 2011 presidential elections.

Assuming the U.S. government will be operational past the March 18 funding deadline, President Obama will make his first trip to Latin America from March 19-23.

The last twelve months have been dispiriting for advocates of comprehensive immigration reform (CIR). First CIR didn’t make it onto the 2010 legislative agenda. Then Arizona passed SB 1070, and other states expressed interest in following suit.

Canada’s Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney announced on Sunday that in 2010 Canada received the highest numbers of documented immigrants in more than 50 years.

Last week, immigration reform advocates cheered as the DREAM (Development Relief and Education for Alien Minors) Act passed the House of Representatives.


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