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The U.S. Capitol building is pictured. To keep the government funded beyond Dec. 11, Congress is considering an omnibus spending bill that would solve the problem for nine months and affect every agency except the Department of Homeland Security.

Congress’ latest fiscal buzzword: ‘Cromnibus’

Dec 1, 2014
Hybrid word combines “omnibus” spending bill and a continuing resolution, or “CR” – two funding stopgaps.
Posted In: Immigration, Congress, government spending
President Barack Obama speaks Nov. 21  at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, Nev., about changes he is making regarding U.S. immigration policy. His reforms are expected to have a positive impact on education.

Immigration policy could change the education equation

Nov 24, 2014
The new policy could reduce stress and increase parent involvement in schools.
Posted In: Immigration, Education, Jobs
President Barack Obama announced executive actions on U.S. immigration policy Thursday during a nationally televised address from the White House. Several key industries will be affected by his announcement.

The economic impact of Obama's immigration reform

Nov 21, 2014
Obama's executive action on immigration will affect more immigrants than any previous immigration action by a sitting president. The centerpiece will provide protection from deportation and a path to a work permit for about 4 million unauthorized immigrants.
Posted In: Immigration, immigration reform, Jobs, industries

What will and won't be offered to undocumented workers

Nov 21, 2014
The President announced certain protections, but not healthcare coverage.
Posted In: Immigration, immigration reform, undocumented immigrant, ACA
The Detroit skyline at night. An influx of immigrants has helped parts of Detroit avoid the city's larger downward spiral.

For troubled Detroit, could immigration help?

Nov 21, 2014
Some believe offering visas to immigrants could give a boost to the troubled city.
Posted In: Immigration, Detroit, immigrants, Economy, work visas

Obama expected to announce immigration reform soon

Nov 13, 2014
Immigration reform may protect 5 million people from deportation.
Posted In: Immigration

Modi visit throws spotlight on Indian-Americans

Sep 29, 2014
There are more than 3 million Indian-Americans, and many are prospering here.
Posted In: India, Immigration

Many immigrants may lose health insurance under the ACA

Sep 5, 2014
Today is the deadline to resubmit immigration status paperwork.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Immigration, healthcare.gov

'Las Patronas' and the journey north

Aug 15, 2014
A group of Mexican women, "Las Patronas," are helping migrants on their journey north.
Posted In: migrants, Immigration, Mexico

No easy solutions for child migrant crisis

Jul 25, 2014
Solving the problem requires dealing with the root causes.
Posted In: Immigration, Barack Obama

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