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Immigration

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  • 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...
  • No immediate ruling on blocking Obama immigration orders

    No immediate ruling on blocking Obama immigration orders
    A federal judge in South Texas on Thursday pushed an attorney representing the federal government to explain the legal authority behind President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, which a coalition of 25 states has sued to try to stop. U....
  • Texas urges U.S. judge to delay Obama immigration shift

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas Federal immigration officials will be breaking the law if they carry out President Barack Obama's executive order to let at least 4 million undocumented immigrants stay in the country, attorneys for Texas argued as they urged a U.S....
  • Cruz immigration crusade has Republicans fretting over backlash

    WASHINGTON Senator Ted Cruz of Texas wants to clamp down on illegal immigration, saying it's a winning issue with many voters. Some of his fellow Republicans fret that the party could end up losing big in Cruz's home state. Cruz and his allies want to...
  • Obama's immigration initiative could benefit 225,000 in Chicago area, analysis finds

     Obama's immigration initiative could benefit 225,000 in Chicago area, analysis finds
    President Barack Obama's orders to spare some immigrants from deportation could apply to about 225,000 people in the Chicago area, according to estimates from the Migration Policy Institute. In an analysis released Thursday, the Washington think tank...
  • 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 roll back Obama immigration order

    WASHINGTON The political divide over immigration grew even wider Wednesday as the Republican-led House of Representatives passed legislation that would undo President Barack Obama's executive action shielding from deportation nearly 5 million immigrants...
  • 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...
  • States fight Obama's claim immigration order is unreviewable

    Twenty-five states' top lawyers blasted the federal government's claim that President Barack Obama's executive order letting more than 4 million undocumented immigrants stay in the U.S. is above judicial review. The states are trying to block the order...
  • Does the GOP even have an immigration plan? Not according to this bill

    When President Obama issued his immigration directives in November, he threw down a gauntlet to Congress: Trump me, he said, by passing immigration reform and making my directives unnecessary. Some members of Congress are trying to act, but their...
  • Immigration a major hurdle to Republican unity in Congress

    As Republicans gather this week for a three-day strategy session at a Pennsylvania resort, the struggle over immigration is once again vexing their efforts to forge a unified front against President Obama. A year ago, the same retreat triggered an...