Topic: Social Policy
Allowing all illegal immigrants 'safe passage' out of the country is one proposed solution to the tangle of problems presented by federal immigration reform and the Arizona immigration law.
07/28/2010 07:32 pm
The federal court decision on the Arizona immigration law can be seen as a roadmap for a political compromise.
07/28/2010 06:30 pm
US District Judge Susan Bolton issued a temporary injunction that halted key parts of SB 1070, the Arizona immigration law, that would have required police to check the immigration status of anyone they suspected of being an illegal resident.
07/28/2010 05:55 pm
Arizona immigration law will not be implemented as written. A federal judge in Phoenix blocked the most controversial parts of the new law Wednesday.
07/28/2010 03:10 pm
Michigan oil leak is not on the same scale as the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But it is causing concern in southern Michigan.
07/28/2010 02:23 pm
In announcing the Race to the Top finalists Tuesday, Education Secretary Arne Duncan called the program part of ‘a quiet revolution’ under way in education reform.
07/27/2010 09:34 pm
Facing costly legal battles with civil rights organizations, the city council in Fremont, Nebraska, may halt a law prohibiting businesses from hiring illegal immigrants.
07/27/2010 06:25 pm
A reduction in crop yields caused by climate change could mean up to 6.7 million additional Mexicans will emigrate to the United States by 2080, says a study by Princeton University researchers.
07/27/2010 06:18 pm
Immigration law in Arizona is still undergoing the first of many judicial tests. State senator Russell Pearce, who drafted the controversial law, is glad there is a national conversation going on over the issue of illegal immigration.
07/27/2010 03:56 pm
At a Monitor breakfast with reporters, the Republican governor from Minnesota points proudly to his roots from working-class St. Paul. As a potential presidential candidate, he breaks the GOP stereotype. Biography matters in politics. But America's in a crunch, and solutions matter more.
07/26/2010 05:13 pm