A group of Republican donors and fundraisers have sent a letter to GOP lawmakers in the House, urging them to "fix our broken immigration system." Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Lynn Tramonte, with the immigrant advocacy group America's Voice.
A New York City Council hearing reviewed a proposal that would give legal immigrants the right to vote. Councilman Daniel Dromm sponsored the bill. He represents District 25, including the immigrant-rich neighborhoods of Jackson Heights and Elmhurst.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 granted amnesty to some 3 million illegal immigrants already in the country. One of those who benefited was Rosaura PiÃ±era, great-grandmother of Fronteras reporter Monica Ortiz Uribe.
Maya Angelou was the first African-American to write a poem for a presidential inauguration in 1993. On Monday it was the turn of Richard Blanco, the first openly gay poet and the first Cuban-American to receive the honor.
Latino voters backed President Obama's re-election in big numbers. The result makes one thing abundantly clear: Republicans need to rethink their Latino outreach strategy. Anchor Aaron Schachter gets more on that from The World's Jason Margolis.
What does it mean to be a "natural-born" citizen? That's what you have to be to become US president, and it's not just an academic question, as Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from law professor Sarah Duggin.
In Jamaica, two songs have been written and recorded by Jamaican artists in support of Barack Obama's presidential run, and The World's Marco Werman has been trying to find out what Jamaica's Obama songs are all about.
Lisa Mullins speaks with Thomas Donnelly of the American Enterprise Institute about John McCain's stance on Iraq, especially in light of current talks on a withdrawal timetable between Washington and Baghdad.
Eight years ago, Arab-American citizens favored George Bush for president. This year, polls suggest they're leaning toward Democratic candidate Barack Obama. And the war in Iraq plays a role in that shift, as The World's Jason Margolis reports.
People in Sudan have mixed feelings about an Obama presidency. There's pride that a man of African descent has reached the White House. But as Heba Aly reports from Khartoum, there's also concern about the president-elect's aggressive talk about Darfur.
The increasing sizable Latino vote has been called a "sleeping giant," that if awoken could change the course of the election . The World's Matthew Bell updates host Lisa Mullins with the latest on the Hispanic turnout.
The World's Matthew Bell reports that foreign policy issues are on the table as Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama look for a win in tomorrow's big primaries in Texas and Ohio; during campaign stops in Ohio
The World's Jason Margolis has a preview of Barack Obama's high-stakes trip to the Middle East and Europe; the trip is seen as a high risk, high reward move for the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.
The BBC is sending a busload of foreign journalists across the United States to cover the presidential campaign. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Hassan Solhjou, an Iranian journalist working for the BBC.
The Syrian government today ordered the closure of an American school and a U.S. cultural center in its capital city, Damascus. The move is in response to what Syria claims was an unlawful U.S. attack inside its territory.