A referendum is a special kind of voting, in which voters are asked to make or change a law by voting yes or no on an idea.
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Mexico's president, Enrique Peña Nieto, was planning to visit the US soon. But after an unhappy phone call with US President Donald Trump, he has decided not to come.
"Dreamers" are young people who were brought to the US without permission when they were children. Many of these people have spent most of their lives in the US. Dreamers may soon be forced to leave the country.
The Republican Party is one of two large political parties in the United States. Members of the Republican Party are known as Republicans.
The US Democratic Party is one of two large political parties in the United States. Members of the Democratic Party are known as Democrats.
A political party is a group of voters who want the same things and work together to make those things happen. Examples of political parties in the US include the Democrats and Republicans.
The US House of Representatives is a part of the US Congress, which makes the laws of the USA. There are 435 members in the House of Representatives.
The United States Senate is part of the US Congress, which makes the laws of the USA. Every state gets to elect two senators to represent them in the Senate.
The United States Congress is the part of the United States government that makes the laws. Because of this, it is sometimes called the "Legislative Branch".
Legislation means a law or a group of laws made by lawmakers called "legislators", such as the US Congress. Before a law becomes law it is called a "bill".