- House GOP weighs short-term funding bill to prevent DHS shutdownFebruary 26, 2015
Hispanics are one of the largest and fastest-growing voting blocs in the country and stand to be a political powerhouse over the next two generations. A new report shows that the country is getting more diverse, more educated and older. Continue reading
While Congress debates how to move forward on Department of Homeland Security funding, thousands of county officials from across the U.S. are on Capitol Hill to urge lawmakers to act on a wide range of issues, including immigration. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Liz Archuleta of Coconino County in Arizona and Glen Whitley of Tarrant County in Texas about the local impact of political gridlock. Continue reading
With four days left until the Department of Homeland Security runs out of funding (Friday at midnight), the politics remain complicated but the options for Congress are simple: (1) Let DHS funding run out, (2) Fund the agency for the rest of the year, or (3) Punt — keep the agency funded for a few weeks or months. Continue reading
President Obama’s executive actions on immigration have been delayed after a federal judge in Texas ruled it didn’t follow proper legal procedure. Alan Gomez of USA Today and Stephen Legomsky of Washington University Law School join Judy Woodruff to discuss what may happen in the courts and how it affects the millions of people who were supposed to be shielded from deportation. Continue reading
HOUSTON — The White House promised an appeal Tuesday after a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration and gave a coalition of 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit aiming to permanently stop the orders. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility Thursday of a potential shutdown at the Department of Homeland Security because of a congressional impasse over immigration.
Nearly a third of the ACA’s media budget this year is focused on Hispanic media, tripling the 10 percent spent on reaching Latinos last year, according to HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell.
The interviewer wanted to know what it was like to live in “Mad Men” Washington, where women have no power and men rule the roost. I had no idea what he was talking about. Once again, I was seeing how … Continue reading
In Nevada, the debate on immigration reform has consequences beyond the political. Facing a mixed bag of law and executive action, many live with the fear that their families will be divided by deportation. Gwen Ifill reports on personal stakes at the heart of the political fight. Continue reading
HERSHEY, Pa. — Not exactly brimming with confidence, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’s going to try to push a House-passed bill to overturn President Barack Obama’s immigration policies through the Senate. Continue reading