WASHINGTON, May 30 (Reuters) – Republican Senator Marco Rubio’s repeated criticism of parts of the sweeping U.S. immigration bill he helped craft has unsettled immigration reform advocates and others who support its passage. Rubio, a Cuban-American lawmaker from Florida seen … Continue reading
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) predicted on Tuesday a relatively easy path to passage for the bipartisan “gang of eight” immigration bill, saying he thinks he can get eight Republican votes and nearly all Democratic members.
Over the past month, pundits and immigration advocates have put forward different reasons for why the United States is ready to embrace immigration reform. They referred to political momentum stemming from President Barack Obama’s re-election, shifting demographics that give greater … Continue reading
Immigrants from El Salvador who are in the U.S. illegally will be allowed to stay here for another 18 months, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced in a notice scheduled to be published Thursday.
Immigrants have contributed billions of dollars more to Medicare in recent years than the program has paid out on their behalf, according to a new study, a pattern that goes against the notion that immigrants are a drain on federal … Continue reading
Republican Senator Marco Rubio’s repeated criticism of parts of the sweeping U.S. immigration bill he helped craft has unsettled immigration reform advocates and others who support its passage.
As he surveyed a field of three-week-old sweet corn, Colorado farmer Bob Sakata told how a shortage of hands to pack the vegetable forced him to downsize his operations by 40 percent over the past decade.
Folks in Brevard County tell us that the hardline group Californians for Population Stablization has begun running at least one of three 30-second spots attacking Florida Sen. Marco Rubio for his help in drafting the Senate’s immigration-reform bill.
Texas conservative Republican Senator Ted Cruz, who has garnered quite a lot of attention as a freshman Senator and is a favorite among the Tea Party crowd, was in New York today, where he called for abolishing the IRS and … Continue reading
What, exactly, is Ted Cruz’s position on comprehensive immigration reform? There’s no doubt the outspoken and still very new Texas senator opposes the Gang of Eight proposal. From that, some Democrats and commentators on the left have concluded that Cruz … Continue reading