President Obama will likely take action on immigration reform as early as next week, according to a new report from our partner The New York Times. Through a series of executive actions, President Obama is expected to broadly overhaul the nation’s immigration enforcement system—a move that is expected to protect up to 5 million undocumented immigrants from the threat of deportation. Though the president may soon act, thousands of immigrant children who have crossed the border are still in limbo, even as many more migrants continue to enter the country each day. Mark Seitz, Bishop of the Diocese of El Paso, Texas has seen many of these young children and broken families firsthand. He says the policy debate in Washington is the farthest thing from their minds.
Ukraine and the West are on high alert—hundreds of Russian-made vehicles and thousands of Russian troops have crossed the border into Ukraine in the past few days. A Russia expert and Putin watcher weighs in.
HealthCare.gov is open for business again. The open enrollment period for 2015 coverage kicks off on Saturday and runs through February 15, 2015. Health reporter Mary Agnes Carey explains what this next enrollment period entails.
With the Rosetta spacecraft secured on Comet 67P, scientists are hoping to discover where the building blocks of life came from and whether life exists outside our planet. The CEO of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute explains.
The Takeaway looks at the 4-billion mile mission of the Rosetta spacecraft, the migrant crisis from the U.S. to Europe, and the ways voting in the United States could be easier.