WASHINGTON (AP) — Like other HealthCare.gov customers, immigrants are relieved that the government’s health insurance website is working fairly well this year. They’re baffled, though, by what looks like an obvious lapse: There is no clear way to upload a copy of their green card, the government identification document that shows they are legal U.S. residents and therefore entitled to benefits under President Barack Obama’s health care law.
Senate Democrats rolled out the framework of a plan to reform U.S. immigration policy late Thursday as Arizona’s new law faces challenges in the courts. Judy Woodruff gets two points of view on whether legislation on the controversial issue could happen before the midterm elections. Continue reading
Arizona’s governor signed a new law cracking down on illegal immigration, but President Obama voiced concerns that the measure could violate civil rights. Jeffrey Brown talks to Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva and Mike Hethmon of the Immigration Law Reform Institute about potential changes in U.S. immigration policy. Continue reading
The Senate agreed Tuesday to reopen debate on a controversial immigration bill backed by President Bush. Sens. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, discuss what comes next. Continue reading
Police officials released the name of the Virginia Tech shooter, 23-year old student Cho Seung-Hui, who shot and killed 32 students Monday before killing himself in the worst mass shooting in American history. Continue reading