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.
The Bush Administration plans to lower the number of U.S. troops in Iraq to "pre-surge" levels by July, and today, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he favors a pause in troop withdrawals after that;
Election officials have been trying for 60 years to find a better way to get ballots to overseas voters, and this time around, they're hoping they've made some improvements, as The World's Jason Margolis reports.
Virginia has voted for the Republican presidential candidate in every election since 1952, except in 1964. This year may be different. And Virginia's Latino immigrant voters may play a critical role. The World's Jason Margolis has the story.
Afghanistan's president Hamid Karzai sent his congratulations today to Barack Obama. He also called on the president-elect to prevent more Afghan civilian casualties there. Anchor Lisa Mullins has details.
As the Republican Party prepares to nominate its first Mormon candidate for president next week, there's growing interest in Mormon practice, especially young Mormons serving missions around the world.
The end of Hillary Clinton's campaign for the presidency comes as a disappointment to her supporters all over the world, as Reporter Nguyen Qui Duc reports from the 2008 Global Summit of Women in Ha Noi, Vietnam.
San Francisco is likely to elect Ed Lee as the city's first-ever Chinese-American mayor on Tuesday. For the city's Chinese population, it could mean pride in holding the city's top spot and could also boost the standing of the Chinese-language papers.
Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin is getting her foreign policy feet wet this week at the United Nations. She's holding meet-and-greet sessions with many world leaders attending the UN General Assembly.
Cartoonists are on the front line of freedom of speech. Events this week have put to the test just what responsibilities that entails. Kevin Kallaugher draws for The Economist and Patrick Chappatte cartoons for the International Herald Tribune.