There’s bipartisan support to help young unauthorized immigrants who were brought to the US as children. But should young immigration activists accept a narrower bill, giving them a chance at citizenship, or push for a broader deal that would include their families?
President Obama is scheduled to give a speech tomorrow in Illinois addressing the US economy. Home prices, stock prices, and retail sales are all on the rebound. But the gap between rich and poor continues to widen.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 granted amnesty to some three million illegal immigrants already in the country. One of those who benefited was Rosaura Piñera, the great-grandmother of Fronteras reporter Monica Ortiz Uribe.
As chairman of the House Budget Committee, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is perhaps best known for his austerity-driven budget proposal. By choosing Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney has signaled his commitment to reducing the size of government. But will tough talk be enough for them to win the election?
Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to save the Department of Defense more than $150 billion over the next five years. $35 billion of those proposed savings would come from cuts to the US Navy. The World's Jason Margolis has more.
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.
The World's Matthew Bell reports on what Sen. John McCain's foreign policy would be like if he were elected president. McCain has been getting a lot of praise at the GOP Convention this week for being strong on national security.