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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • Will new Congress intensify partisan strife?

    WASHINGTON -- 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...
  • Democracy and Obama's immigration policy

    Democracy and Obama's immigration policy
    One of the complaints about President Barack Obama's directive on unauthorized immigrants is that it is a repudiation of democracy. "It is at odds with—it defies—the meaning and message of the last election, and therefore is destructive to the...
  • Jeb Bush is the wrong Republican for 2016

    Jeb Bush is the wrong Republican for 2016
    Sen. Marco Rubio is reportedly considering whether to run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, with an announcement expected in a few weeks. One factor that must loom large in his deliberations is that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, with...
  • Cupich calls Obama action on immigration a 'first step'

    Cupich calls Obama action on immigration a 'first step'
    Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich on Wednesday praised President Barack Obama's executive action last week that could protect millions of immigrants from deportation. Cupich, who met privately with the president Tuesday in Chicago, said the Archdiocesan...
  • Conditions are ripe for Boehner to make a move

    Conditions are ripe for Boehner to make a move
    Question for House Speaker John Boehner: Are you better off than you were a month ago? Yes, yes, yes. Finally, the conditions are ripe for a duffer with a year-round tan, a pack of smokes and a glass of Merlot to do some business. Boehner bought himself...
  • 17 states sue Obama for executive order on immigration: Texas attorney general

    17 states sue Obama for executive order on immigration: Texas attorney general
    A coalition of 17 U.S. states sued the Obama administration on Wednesday saying it acted illegally by issuing an executive order to ease the threat of deportation for millions of immigrants who are in the country without the proper documents. The case...
  • 17 states sue to stop Obama's immigration plan

    Texas and 16 other states sued the federal government and immigration agencies in U.S. District Court on Wednesday to try to derail President Obama's executive action deferring deportation for up to 5 million people, arguing it was unconstitutional and...
  • House votes to declare Obama's immigration actions 'null and void'

    House votes to declare Obama's immigration actions 'null and void'
    House Republicans approved a measure Thursday that aims to ‎block the Obama administration from moving to shield millions from deportation, a largely symbolic legislative response to the president's new immigration policy that reflects lawmakers'...
  • How Lehigh Valley lawmakers voted on U.S. House immigration bill declaring Obama's order illegal

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a largely symbolic measure on Thursday that effectively declares illegal action on immigration taken by President Barack Obama. Obama's plan, announced last month as an executive order, would let up to 4.7 million...
  • Compromise takes two parties to accomplish

    Compromise takes two parties to accomplish
    A reader posed a question that deserves an answer. The question was, "Why not pass their own [Republican] immigration bill, which would render President Obama's actions moot?" The simple answer is that contracting with an unscrupulous counter party is a...
  • Wittman, Rigell say Obama overstepped authority on immigration

    Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, and Rep Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach said they voted for legislation to prohibit Presidents from exempting or deferring from certain illegal immigrants. The almost entirely party line vote of 219-197 is a first effort...