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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • GOP could reopen citizenship paths created by Hoover and Reagan

    GOP could reopen citizenship paths created by Hoover and Reagan
    The United States has always had a “path to citizenship.” One of my ancestors simply went to a judge in St. Louis in 1850, proved he had been here for two years since getting off the boat and renounced his allegiance to the Queen of Prussia....
  • Congress can block use of fees for immigration overhaul: memo

    Congress can block use of fees for immigration overhaul: memo
    Congress can block President Barack Obama from using federal immigration fees to issue permits for millions of undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States, according to a congressional research memo released on Wednesday. The memo...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Looking at prospects for 2016 presidential race through Lichtman's 'Keys'

    Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb's decision to become the first of an expected dozen or more candidates forming presidential exploratory committees provides a good excuse to start considering 2016. And why not? In political terms, 2014 is so ... yesterday,...
  • As GOP considers immigration strategy, hopes for appropriations omnibus dwindle

    WASHINGTON Between the timing of President Barack Obama's immigration actions and House Republicans still undecided about how to respond, the door is quickly closing for the full-year, government-wide omnibus that appropriators are hoping to move by mid-...
  • Rekha Basu: Executive orders a courageous way to protect people's rights

    Presidential executive orders are hardly the way to change laws and build consensus, or goodwill, with the legislative branch or allow states a say in policy through their elected leaders. They're unilateral directives to federal agencies to enforce...
  • Obama visits Chicago to tout immigration action, cites Ferguson controversy

     Obama visits Chicago to tout immigration action, cites Ferguson controversy
    Saying the American experience was formed by "stitching together folks from different backgrounds," President Barack Obama used a Polish cultural center in Chicago as a backdrop Tuesday to draw a line between immigration reform and unease over a...
  • Obama casts himself as a dictator with immigration action

    Obama casts himself as a dictator with immigration action
    On Thursday President Barack Obama granted amnesty to 5 million illegal aliens even though he declared it is not amnesty ("Obama makes his case for immigration action," Nov. 21). He has lost credibility with all the lies he has said in the past six...
  • Obama does the right thing with immigration action

    Obama does the right thing with immigration action
    Years from now when one looks back at President Obama's Executive Action on immigration reform, we might conclude it was the right thing to do. Don't tell that to Republicans in Congress. The problem is immigration issues are never easy to explain....
  • Ferguson reaction, Iran and Benghazi: Letters

    Ferguson reaction, Iran and Benghazi: Letters
    Ferguson reaction Great work from the grand jury in Ferguson, Mo. Jury members did their job and should be commended for it. Officer Darren Wilson should be recognized for doing his job. It is high time to indict the perpetual race merchants Jesse...
  • By doing nothing, GOP forces Obama to act on immigration

    By doing nothing, GOP forces Obama to act on immigration
    President Obama took action on the immigration issue. He was not the first president to take executive action on immigration and probably won't be the last. This is something he has promised to do. He waited more than a year for House Speaker John Boehner...
  • Obama takes optimistic view of his remaining time in office

    President Obama said Sunday he understands the frustration of voters who want to see Washington work again, and he would start by taking his long-promised executive action to change immigration policy despite objections from Republicans in Congress. The...