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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • Democrats criticize Obama on immigration-order delay

    Democrats criticize Obama on immigration-order delay
    With President Obama deciding not to take executive action on immigration until after the November election, some Democrats took to the Sunday talk shows to voice their frustration with him and with Congress' continued inaction.  Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-...
  • Immigration reform calls for leadership, not political calculation, without delay

    The most troubling aspect of President Obama's decision to delay using executive action to change the nation's immigration system is that it seems rooted in crass political calculation. In that, he has now joined House Republicans in putting politics...
  • Congress returns to work, faces tight deadline on federal funding

    Congress returns to work, faces tight deadline on federal funding
    Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill on Monday amid a backdrop of world crises and a looming showdown over immigration. But they're set to focus most of their effort this month on a more fundamental task: keeping the federal government open. Fresh off summer...
  • California waits on Congress for action or � more than likely � inaction

    WASHINGTON Congress is returning to plenty of unfinished California business. Then, it will soon depart again, leaving most of the Golden State goals still unmet. One California lawmaker hoped this 113th Congress would authorize grants for an Altamont...
  • Under pressure from Democrats, Obama postpones action on immigration

    WASHINGTON Facing pressure from Senate Democrats worried about losing congressional seats in November, President Barack Obama will postpone until after the elections his plan to act on his own to change immigration laws, White House officials said...
  • Latinos furious at Obama on immigration delay, vow more pressure

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hispanic lawmakers and immigration advocates harshly criticized President Barack Obama's decision to delay executive action on immigration and vowed to keep pressuring him to make bold changes. Democratic Representatives Luis...
  • Obama delay on immigration changes angers Chicago activists

    Obama delay on immigration changes angers Chicago activists
    President Barack Obama’s decision to delay action on immigration until after the November elections was met with anger and frustration from local Latino activists, who blamed fellow Democrats for putting politics ahead of the needs of immigrant...
  • Obama won't act on immigration reform until after November elections

    Obama won't act on immigration reform until after November elections
    President Barack Obama reversed course on Saturday and delayed taking executive action on immigration reform until after November congressional elections, bowing to concerns it could cost his fellow Democrats control of the U.S. Senate. Obama had...
  • Obama draws flak over immigration reform delay

    Insisting that factors beyond his control had created an untenable political situation, President Obama said Saturday that he would postpone his promised executive action to make drastic changes to the immigration system — a delay that leaves tens...
  • Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections

    Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama reversed course on Saturday and delayed taking executive action on immigration reform until after November congressional elections, bowing to concerns it could cost his fellow Democrats control of the U....
  • Obama won't act on immigration before election, White House says

    Obama won't act on immigration before election, White House says
    Amid pressure from Democrats worried about political backlash, President Obama will delay his promised executive actions to overhaul the immigration system until later this year, the White House said Saturday. The decision is a clear reversal from...