The Swiss will once again head to the polls this weekend to decide whether to dramatically slash immigration numbers, this time in the name of saving the environment in a proposal opponents have labelled xenophobic.
As President Barack Obama campaigned to sell his immigration plan to shield up to five million people from deportation and retain high-skilled immigrants, largely from India and China, analysts called it a mixed bag.
When President Barack Obama unveiled his immigration plan and Republican rivals howled their disapproval, the drama signalled not just a clash of political positions: it kicked off the 2016 presidential campaign.
Pledging to fix America`s "broken" immigration system, President Barack Obama offered five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation Thursday, allowing families to emerge from the shadows and seek work permits.
Norma Martinez, an undocumented mother of two girls born in New Jersey after she arrived illegally from El Salvador in 2007, worries the Obama administration`s new immigration program might provide fleeting protections that a new president could easily reverse.
President Barack Obama planned on Thursday to impose the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation, easing the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants and setting up a clash with outraged Republicans.
Ahead of President Barack Obama`s slated plans to take unilateral executive action to overhaul America`s "broken" immigration system, a Democratic lawmaker has introduced legislation to expedite visas for Indian and Pakistani physicians.
The top Republican in Congress on Thursday said it was time to address US immigration reform but warned President Barack Obama would "poison the well" if he acts unilaterally after the Republicans' election victory.
President Barack Obama says that the surge of immigrant children entering the US illegally changed the politics surrounding the issue of immigration and led him to put off a pledge to use executive action that could have shielded millions of people from deportation.