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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech

    Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech
    Members of Connecticut's Democratic congressional delegation expressed strong supprt for President Obama's executive order on immigration. Sen. Richard Blumenthal: President Obama is using his well-established legal powers to reform a sadly-broken,...
  • Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger

    Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger
    President Barack Obama's decision to take executive actions to protect almost 5 million people who live in fear of deportation because they are undocumented immigrants met with some enthusiasm in Connecticut among immigrants and their supporters Thursday,...
  • Obama must secure authorization for force in Middle East

    Obama must secure authorization for force in Middle East
    Before President Obama does anything else in the lame-duck Congress or the new one in January, he needs forthrightly to seek an update or new authorization for the new war he's fighting against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Although he has said...
  • Transcript of President Obama's immigration speech

    Transcript of President Obama's immigration speech
    The following is a transcript of President Obama’s speech on immigration reform, which began at 8:01 p.m. and ended at 8:16 p.m. Thursday. The following text was provided by The White House. THE PRESIDENT:  My fellow Americans, tonight, I’...
  • Immigration reform

    House Speaker John Boehner and the Republicans are upset that the president is going to use executive power to improve our broken immigration system. The GOP has had more than 500 days to take up the Senate bill in the House and, because Ted Cruz and...
  • On immigration, Obama does what the GOP won't

    President Barack Obama's announcement last night that he is using his executive authority to shield millions of immigrants from deportation in order to focus enforcement on dangerous and violent criminals touched off howls from Republicans before he...
  • Immigration reform, yes, executive action, no

    Immigration reform, yes, executive action, no
    Is the looming battle over immigration really about Congress' power to legislate immigration policy or about the president's power to set policy by executive order? I think it's the latter. But what really is at stake is the ability of Congress to deal...
  • Obama makes his case for immigration action

    Obama makes his case for immigration action
    Years after vowing to make immigration a centerpiece of his administration, President Barack Obama outlined a sweeping set of polices Thursday that would shield millions of people who are living illegally in the country from deportation — a...
  • Will Obama become an imperial president?

    Will Obama become an imperial president?
    With a clear majority in both houses, Republicans face a difficult choice about whether to compromise with President Barack Obama on a series of issues. Obama has already made it clear that he won't be waiting for their decision. Instead, he is going to...
  • Boehner: U.S. House will fight Obama's immigration action

    Boehner: U.S. House will fight Obama's immigration action
    U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said on Friday that President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration has sabotaged chances for bipartisan legislation. Boehner said House Republicans intend to fight the president's action, which was announced...
  • Illinois Democrats cede seats in Congress as Republicans make comeback

    Illinois Democrats cede seats in Congress as Republicans make comeback
    Republicans on Tuesday captured some of the seats lost two years ago in Illinois congressional races, capitalizing on midterm malaise and the absence of the home-state Democratic president on the ballot. In the most intensely contested Chicago-area...