Over the years, Jose Garcia's life has collided with some of Chicago's biggest school reform efforts, including a recent teacher training effort that has him teaching at his old high school. Will he make it?
A corrido is a Mexican ballad that lays out an epic tale of a hero — or antihero. But while many are written about drug traffickers and cartel kings, a Mexican American mayoral candidate in Chicago recently got a corrido of his own.
The surge of donations in the memory of one of the victims from Tuesday's shooting will enable a medical group to open two more dental clinics for Syrian refugees. They will be named after the husband-and-wife dental students who were slain near the University of North Carolina campus.
With Congress poised to tackle comprehensive immigration reform, some are worried about what will be left out. In particular, there's concern that a policy overhaul might eliminate some categories of family visas.
As immigration reform continues to percolate, some states and communities are taking measures of their own. In California, the state senate approved a bill that, if it becomes law, would prohibit local agencies from working with a specific federal immigration program.
Kirk Siegler of station KUNC reports that a group of anti-war activists is organizing protests at the Democratic Convention in Denver this summer, and the activists hope to re-create the spirit of the protests
After William Daley tendered his resignation, President Barack Obama moved to put his budget director in place as the next White House Chief of Staff. The transition will take place at the end of the month.