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Immigration

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  • Colorado GOP cuts funding for immigrant driver's license program

    A Colorado law that allows immigrants in the country illegally to get driver's licenses was heralded as historic for its bipartisan support and an ingenious way to make driving safer because it required mandatory driving tests and insurance. But this...
  • Santa Barbara News-Press' use of 'illegals'

    To the editor: I completely support the Santa Barbara News-Press in its use of the word "illegals." ("Amid outcry, News-Press is adamant on provocative term for immigrants," Jan. 19) How is it racist to describe the legal status of an immigrant? Where...
  • 'Toughest border security bill ever' sets table for piecemeal strategy

    WASHINGTON The House is set to vote next week on what some Republicans are proudly calling "the toughest border security bill ever." But once the roll is called and the measure is passed, then what? Not yet a month into the 114th Congress, Republican...
  • Republicans renew attack on immigrants

    The GOP is continuing its campaign against immigrants. Republican House members recently attached an amendment to a Homeland Security funding bill threatening President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program. Though the president has...
  • Sen. Sessions poised to have immigration oversight role

    WASHINGTON One of the most vocal critics of President Barack Obama's immigration policies appears set to wield the gavel of a key Senate subcommittee. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., is in line to become chairman of the Senate Judiciary subcommittee with...
  • 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...