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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • Harris shadow-boxing Villaraigosa in Senate race

    Harris shadow-boxing Villaraigosa in Senate race
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is not yet a candidate for U.S. Senate, and he might still skip the race altogether. But state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris made clear Monday that her Senate campaign team sees Villaraigosa, at least for now, as...
  • Lawsuits on Obama's immigration directives won't move us closer to reform

    Lawsuits on Obama's immigration directives won't move us closer to reform
    One thing we've learned about President Obama's opponents over the last six years is that they like to sue. A lot. Which should be surprising, given the professed reluctance of conservatives to use the courts to effect political change. While calculated...
  • 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...
  • Are Republicans ready to try again on immigration reform?

    A year ago, congressional Republicans meeting at a private retreat revolted over their leaders’ ideas for immigration reform. This year, they're ready to try again. Republicans wrapped up their meeting at this chocolate-rich company town with...
  • House changes the way economic effect of major bills is calculated

    House changes the way economic effect of major bills is calculated
    House Republicans have changed the way that congressional number crunchers calculate the economic impact of major bills, a controversial step that should make it easier to cut taxes. The move, part of a package of rules enacted as lawmakers began...
  • McAuliffe promises veto for anti-DREAMers tuition bill

    McAuliffe promises veto for anti-DREAMers tuition bill
    RICHMOND – Legislation meant to keep young people brought to the country illegally from qualifying for in-state tuition passed a key state Senate committee Thursday, but Gov. Terry McAuliffe promised to veto the bill if it wins full passage....
  • Review: 'The Fierce Urgency of Now' by Julian E. Zelizer

    Review: 'The Fierce Urgency of Now' by Julian E. Zelizer
    In the mid-1960s, Congress passed and President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a series of laws that came to be known as the Great Society, which set in motion the most transformative period of social change of the last half-century and delivered on many...
  • U.S. House votes to undo Obama's immigration actions

    WASHINGTON — The Republican-led U.S. House pushed back against President Barack Obama's recent immigration actions Wednesday, with Pennsylvania Rep. Lou Barletta at the forefront of an effort to curtail deportation relief for those in the country...
  • House votes to undo Obama immigration actions

    House votes to undo Obama immigration actions
    Shunning a White House veto threat and opposition within their own party, House Republicans approved legislation Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama's key immigration policies and expose hundreds of thousands of younger immigrants to expulsion...
  • White House criticizes House GOP vote to block immigration policies

    White House criticizes House GOP vote to block immigration policies
    House Republicans voted Wednesday to block President Obama's immigration plans and end an existing program that has deferred deportation for 500,000 young immigrants called "dreamers," attaching the restrictions to a must-pass funding bill for the...
  • Don't despair on political prospects for 2015 -- yet!

    "As a Democrat, you must be so depressed starting off this new year with Republicans in control of both houses of Congress." With those words, legendary San Francisco talk show host Ronn Owens greeted me when I sat down for an interview this week during...