Trump administration drafting dramatic curbs on legal immigration

Aug 7, 2018
The U.S. government has always been wary of immigrants who might be a drain on the economy, but soon even legal immigrants who’ve enrolled in Obamacare could be disqualified from citizenship if proposed new rules take effect. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 
White House adviser Stephen Miller is one of the main architects for this new policy. 
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How the American brand is faring on the global stage

Jul 19, 2018
Trump's anti-immigration talk is doing some long-term damage to the nation's brand strength, one analyst says.
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What does the U.S get back for its foreign aid spending?

Jan 3, 2018
Over the past few days, President Donald Trump has tweeted quite a bit about foreign aid. On New Year’s Day, he complained about the amount of foreign aid we send to Pakistan and criticized its government for not doing more to stop terrorism. Yesterday, he targeted aid to Palestinians, questioning whether payments should continue. What […]

An end to NAFTA could send Mexico into a deep recession

Nov 18, 2016
And the U.S. would also suffer, says journalist León Krauze.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Donald Trump shake hands after a meeting in Mexico City on August 31, 2016.
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U.S. slips in 2016 Social Progress Index

Jun 29, 2016
The U.S. falls to 19th place, underperforming other major industrial countries on health, education, personal safety and the environment.
Homeless tents line a field in Sacramento, California.
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Your money's worth more in Mississippi

Aug 20, 2014
Tax Foundation has mapped out the value of your $100 bill in each state.

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States face deadlines for Affordable Care Act grants

Feb 19, 2014
ACA grants go unspent in states with governors opposed to the law.