Simón Cazal, the first married gay activist to participate in a public event with Pope Francis, spoke to BuzzFeed News after the encounter in Paraguay. Update: The Vatican's spokesman said after this interview was first published that the Pope was not discussing "how the church confronts situations of sexual diversity."
The court heard arguments Friday that focused on whether Texas and other states can sue to stop Obama's 2014 Deferred Action for Parents of Americans executive order.
An oil company charged with defrauding Chinese investors out of millions of dollars paid the former president to be the keynote speaker at a summit on US-China energy relations.
Over the past two decades, Colombia’s Iglesia de Dios Ministerial de Jesucristo Internacional — La Ministerial — has built a massive following with almost 900 churches worldwide. The Ministerial calls itself a prophetic faith, but defectors call it a cult that targets immigrants to fill its charismatic leaders’ coffers.
Federal immigration authorities have refused to release 24-year-old Jose Luis Sanchez, even though he is eligible to stay in the U.S.
Asian-American students are the new face of legal challenges to affirmative action in college admissions, but their views on the subject are anything but simple.
The U.S. Justice Department is alleging massive corruption by officials associated with international soccer’s governing body. Here’s how the indictment says things went down.
A panel of judges from the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals denied the government's request to allow the president's immigration executive action to move forward.
Escondido, California, has a mostly Latino population and an immigrant mayor. It has also adopted some of the harshest anti-illegal-immigration measures in the country.
While one set of advocacy groups is demanding a federal investigation into Harvard's admissions practices, another has rebuked the complaint and defended affirmative action.
A new lawsuit alleges that a school district in upstate New York funneled refugee teens into inferior alternative programs. Similar complaints have popped up all around the country.
The federal government is struggling to renew work authorizations for thousands of undocumented immigrants temporarily protected from deportation by the Obama administration.
The three judges gave no indication of their eventual ruling in the challenge over last year's immigration executive actions as the Obama administration and state officials square off.
Tania Bruguera, the provocative Cuban artist, talks about living under constant surveillance, the future of Cuba, and attacking the Castro regime from the left.
Vijay Chokal-Ingam claims he got into med school only because he misrepresented himself as black. But, counter to a widely published image that suggests he applied twice under two different identities, Chokal-Ingam only applied once, meaning the role of his race in his admission is impossible to prove.
A handful of tech companies are developing software that can help immigrants navigate complex government forms. But immigration lawyers say these programs are likely to harm immigrants, while critics say the lawyers are just guarding their bottom line.
The tax preparation giant had offered a pilot program in Texas helping immigrants fill out forms with the government. The program was shut down under pressure from a national immigration lawyers' group, which said it ran afoul of the law.
Oswaldo Cabrera says he was crusading for the rights of undocumented immigrants. Many of the people he was supposed to be helping say he was just taking their money.
PaseLaVoz is a peer-to-peer texting service that undocumented immigrants across the South use to alert one another about police checkpoints. Its success suggests potential for technologies designed to help the undocumented navigate life in America.
How did a tough-on-immigrants sheriff wind up convicted for conspiring to harbor illegal aliens? Jimmy Metts, the longest-serving sheriff in South Carolina, exploited the contradictions between anti-immigrant sentiment and the need for cheap, undocumented labor.