US President Barack Obama has called for immigration reform, including a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the US. Reforms have been stalled for years but nowa new push is being made.
Tens of thousands of children and teenagers have crossed the the Mexican border into the United States. But arrival means their struggle has just begun - toward their goal of legal residency in the "land of the free."
Central American leaders have pledged to support Washington in efforts to stem the flow of migrants, particularly children, into the US. The White House has said minors with no proper claim to stay will be repatriated.
At home, the US President is as unpopular as hardly any of his predecessors. That's despite the fact that he has made some considerable domestic achievements, says Gero Schließ.
The lower house of the US Congress has moved one step closer to passing legislation that would overhaul a key NSA surveillance program. The bill would end the bulk collection of American telephone call records.
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