A blow was dealt against a possible bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill in the House of Representatives when two more Republican members withdrew. However, immigrant rights activists vow that they will not be deterred.
The question now is whether the Syria situation and the threat of a new partisan war over the debt ceiling will derail immigration reform efforts.
When Lulu Martinez and eight other undocumented youth who had grown up in the United States approached the U.S. port of entry in Nogales, Mexico to return home, they set in motion a whole new fight to reunify families torn apart by a broken immigration system.
Polls show substantial public opposition to a military strike on Syria, even "limited" strikes to deter chemical weapons use.
What do you call a proposal that breaks promises to city workers, destroys their family's hard-earned retirement security, lowers the city's tax base and harms our fragile economy?
Some 17,000 tenants on the Federal Section 8 housing program in Santa Clara County recently received rent hikes of 10 percent or more. The area has very nearly the highest housing cost of any place in the country.