Democrats have put three hot-button issues atop their agenda this week – 'don't ask, don't tell,' immigration reform, and campaign finance reform. They likely won't pass a thing on any of them. But they aren't too worried by that.
The timing of Senate majority leader Harry Reid's push for the DREAM Act raises questions about whether it is an attempt to curry favor with Hispanic voters in his home state as he battles 'tea party' candidate Sharon Angle.
Sen. Susan Collins, the moderate Maine Republican who opposes 'don't ask, don't tell,' says the way Democrats are trying to repeal it is 'unfair.'
Jessica Colotl is a college student at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. She’s also an illegal immigrant, which was revealed during a traffic stop. Her case raises tough questions about immigration laws.
To avoid gridlock and partisan politics look to your state government. The states increasingly hold the power and influence over Washington in shaping American law – from safety to energy to social justice.
In recent years, states have barred undocumented students from getting the lower tuition fees.