Reports that President Barack Obama could use executive orders to enact immigration policies could force a showdown with Republicans with broad constitutional implications.
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While much of the world is following Edward Snowden’s asylum case in Russia, another asylum case in Tennessee involving a home-schooling family is getting a lot of attention, too.
Don Applestein goes back to 1800, figuratively, when a demographic problem killed off the party of Alexander Hamilton and George Washington.
Lyle Denniston looks at claims the Supreme Court really upheld the most controversial part of Arizona’s immigration law, when in fact that might not be an accurate statement.
The Supreme Court’s split verdict has Republicans and Democrats both claiming victory in the Arizona v. United States case, although the long-term issue is far from settled.