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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • As usual, Republicans are cynical on immigration

    That didn’t take long. Last week, House Republicans passed a spending bill laden with pointless amendments that would undo President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration. The bill has little chance of passing the Senate in its...
  • McConnell shows he's the boss

    WASHINGTON The honeymoon may be over for Mitch McConnell. The Kentucky Republican's open process experiment took a turn Thursday night when the newly minted majority leader showed his patience has its limits, as he forced a series of votes to table...
  • Baltimore weighs in on immigration lawsuit

    Baltimore weighs in on immigration lawsuit
    Baltimore joined dozens of cities Friday to support President Barack Obama's actions on immigration — weighing in on a federal lawsuit that has divided state and local leaders over the economic impact of having people in the country without legal...
  • Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party

    Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Friday that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a possible presidential candidate, too often chooses political expedience and doesn't fight for the middle class. The Weston congresswoman and chairwoman of the Democratic National...
  • Miami-Dade to US: Time to tighten Cuban Adjustment Act

    In an often personal and emotional debate, the Miami-Dade County Commission on Wednesday declared unprecedented support for changes to an immigration law that gives special preference to Cubans, enabling hundreds of thousands to enter the U.S. without...
  • 'Toughest border security bill ever' sets table for piecemeal strategy

    WASHINGTON The House is set to vote next week on what some Republicans are proudly calling "the toughest border security bill ever." But once the roll is called and the measure is passed, then what? Not yet a month into the 114th Congress, Republican...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Obama's speech starts a national referendum � to revise or repeal his agenda?

    Neither the modest new proposals President Barack Obama outlined in his State of the Union speech, nor the well-crafted, reasonably well-received speech itself, will loom large in either the history of this presidency or the course of the nation. For one...
  • Christie hammers home message, nails down support of Home Depot cofounder

    TRENTON, N.J. As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie nears a decision on whether to run for president, he faces a likely crowded Republican primary field and competition for wealthy donors. One billionaire, however, has made his allegiance to Christie clear....
  • Republicans renew attack on immigrants

    The GOP is continuing its campaign against immigrants. Republican House members recently attached an amendment to a Homeland Security funding bill threatening President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program. Though the president has...
  • Palm Springs `Dreamer' pleas for immigration reform

    Palm Springs `Dreamer' pleas for immigration reform
    Charlene Rupert, a 21-year-old “Dreamer” from Palm Beach County, hopes that sharing her personal story with people on Capitol Hill will help her and millions of other foreign residents find a path to citizenship. ¬†As the guest of U.S. Rep....
  • GOP response to Obama speech includes immigration, but only in Spanish

    Spanish- and English-speaking audiences received different messages Tuesday night during the official Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address. Florida Rep. Carlos Curbelo, who delivered the Spanish-language response,...