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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • Grayson on State of the Union: Little faith in Obama follow-through

    Grayson on State of the Union: Little faith in Obama follow-through
    In advance of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, Orlando's Democratic U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson said the more progressive proposals could be accomplished, but he expressed little faith that the president would or could follow through on...
  • Immigration standoff

    Immigration standoff
    There is something truly unsavory about targeting for deportation immigrant children — particularly those known by the shorthand of "dreamers" who were brought to this country at a young age by their parents — but that was the priority of...
  • Why you should watch the State of the Union despite Obama's spoilers

    President Obama heads for Capitol Hill on Tuesday evening [Tuesday 6 p.m. PST] to give his annual State of the Union address, but he has already robbed the event of suspense by unveiling many of his policy ideas ahead of time. Among them: proposals to...
  • 5 goals from Obama's 2014 State of the Union: Yay or Nay?

    President Barack Obama used his last State of the Union to declare 2014 a "Year of Action," and he can claim credit for accomplishing several of the goals he laid out. The smaller ones. That's because while he was able to check off most of what he...
  • Where is the line for leaders issuing executive orders?

    If the 2010 mid-term elections were according to President Obama “a shellacking,” then it’s going to take a lot to strip away the pain of the Republican Party’s midterm election victory in 2014. For the first time in eight years,...
  • Duckworth says she's considering Senate bid against Kirk

    Duckworth says she's considering Senate bid against Kirk
    Rep. Tammy Duckworth ended a political guessing game Monday by making it official that she is exploring a challenge to Sen. Mark Kirk in 2016. Duckworth, a Democrat from Hoffman Estates, told the Tribune she is considering a bid against the Highland...
  • Hope for change faces reality in State of the Union address

    You can expect fewer applause breaks when President Obama delivers his sixth State of the Union address. For the first time, Obama will be addressing a Republican-controlled Congress, where many of his proposals — including higher taxes on the...
  • 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...
  • Congress is already off to a bad start on immigration

    The following editorial appeared in The Seattle Times on Friday, Jan. 16: In an expected, though disappointing, vote last week, conservative Republicans in the U.S. House undermined President Barack Obama's efforts to act on the nation's broken...