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By Amna Nawaz, Ian Couzens, Saher Khan
With narrow margins in Congress, Democratic leaders continue their struggle to build a coalition to pass President Joe Biden's Build Back Better agenda. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins reports, with new details about how it will be paid for and the…
With the prospect of immigration reform passing the Senate murky unless Democrats end the legislative filibuster, advocates are urging their allies in Congress and the White House to prepare a backup plan: add immigration measures to a bill later this…
By Daniel Bush
Economic aid from the new COVID relief law is already flowing to Americans, but the political debate continues. Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso, a doctor and the third-ranking Republican in the Senate, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss COVID aid, Medicaid expansion,…
The Biden administration had promised a humane approach to immigration but is now facing upheaval at the southern border, as illegal migrant crossings have skyrocketed in the past few months and authorities struggle to find proper housing for thousands of…
By Courtney Vinopal
Biden’s immediate effort to reverse course on enforcement has not necessarily made immigrant communities safer, say advocates who represent clients facing deportation.
By Yamiche Alcindor
President Biden is out with a raft of initiatives Tuesday directed at the U.S. southern border, and the man who will manage immigration policies, Alejandro Mayorkas, is joining his Cabinet after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as…
President Trump's decision to sign an executive order stopping the separation of migrant families at the border met with mixed reactions. Advocates are deeply concerned that the order ignores the families who have already been split up, and fear children…
Republicans engaged in a high-stakes, closed-door fight on Thursday over immigration, and especially on the fate of so-called "Dreamers." Moderates have rebelled against the GOP leaders in order to try and force votes on the issue. Their meeting was an…
By PBS NewsHour
News that first lady Melania Trump's parents have obtained green cards raises questions about whether their legal permanent residency here benefitted from the very set of immigration laws that President Trump wants to eliminate. Lisa Desjardins talks with John C.
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