A bipartisan group of US senators negotiating a deal on immigration reform looks set to reach an agreement. Hundreds of demostrators have gathered in Washington in anticipation of the outcome.
Democrats hope to mobilize Texas's growing Latino population to vote in November's midterm elections. The state is poised to send two Hispanic women to the national legislature for the first time ever.
Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron stressed the need for a "coordinated European solution" to migrant arrivals from the Mediterranean. They also voiced concern for the humanitarian situation in Syria.
The EU says member states need to keep an eye on the number of citizenships they hand out in exchange for investment. Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova has warned that citizenships for sale represent a security threat.
Exceptions for EU citizens and refugees have led to more naturalized Germans holding two passports in recent years. Some nations prohibit or make it difficult for nationals to give up citizenship when becoming German.
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