Fracking Study: More Data Needed to Determine Potential in California
Hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" is generally associated with natural gas. But in California, it's mostly used to extract oil. The practice is highly controversial -- three counties in the state have voted to ban it. Now, an independent scientific panel says it's not possible to know whether California has rich deposits of oil in its shale formations. A state law required the panel to study the impact of fracking in the state.
Spouses of Skilled Visa Holders Look Forward to Getting Their Own Jobs
The executive action announced in November by President Obama will not only benefit immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally, but the lives of a different group of immigrants will also be changed.