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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • $1.1 trillion federal spending bill advances over opposition

    The $1.1 trillion spending bill that survived a nail-biting vote in the House on Thursday night has several important provisions for the Hampton Roads defense community. But that vote was close for a reason: Both Republicans and Democrats object to...
  • U.S. House passes $1.1 trillion government funding bill

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill late on Thursday to fund most federal agencies through Sept. 30, the end of the current fiscal year. By a vote of 219-206, the House approved the bill, which would fund the Department...
  • No silver lining in partisan gridlock

    No silver lining in partisan gridlock
    In the weeks since the November mid-term election, much has been said or written about the economic impact of continuing dysfunction in Washington. Most of the comments have come from Wall Street analysts and prognosticators, many of whom see a silver...
  • Senator Hatch sees hope for tech immigration bill in new year

    A senior Republican in the U.S. Senate plans to revive legislation early in 2015 that would raise the cap for temporary work visas for programmers, engineers and high-skilled workers. Utah Senator Orrin Hatch said his tech-focused bill could be a way for...
  • Albert R. Hunt: Immigration peril threatens Republicans from within

    Albert R. Hunt: Immigration peril threatens Republicans from within
    The furor over President Barack Obama's executive action shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation poses hazards for him, including legislative complications, a possible legal challenge and a public backlash. The risks for...
  • Chisholm and Ramirez: Immigration reform doesn't stop with Obama's executive action

    Chisholm and Ramirez: Immigration reform doesn't stop with Obama's executive action
    It's a blessing that President Obama issued an immigrant affirming executive action so close to Thanksgiving — a day that, in a way, celebrates the arrival and success of some of our land's earliest immigrants. We and millions like us are thankful...
  • Anti-illegal immigration activists look beyond California for action

    Anti-illegal immigration activists look beyond California for action
    For years, Raul Rodriguez Jr. would let out an exasperated sigh, then move on, whenever he read or heard news about illegal immigration. But something clicked last summer when he saw reports of multitudes of Central Americans illegally crossing the U.S.-...
  • Booby Trap, grand jury and gay marriage: Letters

    Encounter with a stripper Beth Kassab's Thursday column, "When Booby Trap gone, what will be left of local kitsch?" brought to mind my sole experience with that establishment, an event that occurred at least 25 years ago. I was a special agent with...
  • A day with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker

    A day with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker
    Penny Pritzker could have just walked by. But she didn't. U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell — her boss' archrival, the Kentucky Republican who will assume control of the U.S. Senate in January — was sitting there, behind a newspaper, waiting,...
  • Will new Congress intensify partisan strife?

    Will new Congress intensify partisan strife?
    With barely a week to go before another government shutdown could be upon us, the Republican leaders in Congress vow it won't happen this time. They have been huddling over ways to avert it, while other congressional Republicans plot other ways to...
  • Empty threats vs. real immigration reform

    House Republicans once again find themselves choosing whether to govern or to make a point. Last year they embarked on a destined-to-fail effort to "defund Obamacare," leading to a 16-day government shutdown. Now, some Republicans want to "defund amnesty,...