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.
Is this the end of the debate over US ground troops in Iraq and Syria? Apparently not - President Obama's political opponents will make sure the discussion goes on, says DW's Miodrag Soric.
The Republican-controlled lower house of Congress in the US has narrowly voted to launch a lawsuit against President Barack Obama. The suit accuses Obama of overstepping his authority in implementing healthcare reform.
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.
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