Research shows that for many young people, discovering they were undocumented led to significant mental distress. After DACA they found peace of mind.
At a time when anti-immigrant sentiment was widespread, the Sacco and Vanzetti trial starkly divided American opinion and stirred up a violent backlash around the world.
Pardoning a man who has illegally used racial profiling to round up Latinos could send a message to law enforcement that aggressive tactics are OK by the president.
Instead of focusing only on crime, the government can help set refugees up for success by collecting data on what's working and what's not in the integration process.
Research shows how politics can easily halt reforms that require time to take effect.
How have state firearm laws changed over time? Over the past 27 years, some states have loosened the rules for gun owners and the gun industry, while others are getting stricter.
On Juneteenth, the day that commemorates the ending of slavery in the US, a historian dispels myths about the 'peculiar institution' of slavery.
Hoover abused his power as FBI director to serve presidents' interests. The reforms that followed were set up to prevent it from happening again.
An expert explains that such claims are probably more calculated and careful than you'd expect.
The University of Michigan's Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Heather Ann Thompson explains why Americans must demand better access to the nation's prisons.
Whispering secrets is a sign of a lack of trust.
In past wars, taxes were increased to cover some of the extra spending. That's not the case for the war in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the costs are adding up fast.
Could Trump be removed from office? Answering that question is less about understanding the law and more about counting votes.