Many Mexican families are tuned into news from Washington and whether Congress will change immigration laws. From the public radio collaboration Fronteras Desk, Jude Joffe-Block reports from Mexico about families hoping for long-awaited reunions.
The reality of unlawful immigration over the past decade or more has been families separated between the United States and the home country. For many Mexican families, the prospect of immigration reform in the U.S. brings to possibility of a much delayed family reunion.
What's the outlook for two Guatemalans who've recently crossed the US-Mexico border? They say they're stuck in the middle, caught between a country that won’t let them stay and a country that gives them no future.
NASA's Phoenix lander has touched down on the surface of Mars as scientists around the world are watching; Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the latest from Ivan Semeniuk Ivan Semeniuk, US bureau chief for New Scientist magazine.