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.
After the release of a USAID subcontractor from prison in Havana, US President Barack Obama has declared a policy shift toward Cuba - a step that could greatly benefit the Cuban economy, Sebastian Arcos tells DW.
The president of Mexico, along with Central American leaders, has praised the US president's unilateral action on immigration. Obama moved to grant new rights to millions of people living in the United States illegally.
Despite restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba, the United States still needs to lift the economic ban on the tiny island. Regardless, businesses on both sides of the Caribbean are already eyeing the possibilities.
Immigration reform per decree brings US President Barack Obama into direct conflict with Republicans. It won't be the last time, write's DW's Michael Knigge.
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