A recent poll from USA Today/Pew Research Center found that many U.S. citizens are unaware of the number of immigrants currently in the United States compared to 10 years ago. President Barack Obama is pushing for a conclusive immigration reform amendment before … Continue reading
After the Senate passed immigration reform June 24, political supporters are urging the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to move the bill into the hands of President Barack Obama to sign into legislation, according to USA Today.
Attention is shifting to the Republican-led House after the Senate approved a sweeping immigration overhaul that would extend legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants while increasing border security.
WASHINGTON — A “border surge” plan approved by the Senate on Wednesday to attract conservatives worried about border security has enraged liberal groups, with one even withdrawing its support for the bill.
WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a politically fraught immigration reform bill on Thursday that would give a path to citizenship to some of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., bringing them out of the shadows and … Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate passed a sweeping immigration bill Thursday that would allow the nation’s 11 million unauthorized immigrants to become U.S. citizens, overhaul the country’s immigration system and spend billions to secure the southwest border with Mexico.
In a bipartisan vote, the Senate on Thursday passed a sweeping, historic overhaul of the nation’s immigration system – the first attempt to tackle such reform in six years. But the bill appears to face a procedural brick wall in … Continue reading
Technology companies say there are not enough skilled workers in the United States, while the labor lobby contends that there are eligible workers, but the industry prefers cheaper labor from abroad, Somini Sengupta reports in The New York Times.
The Senate is expected to approve on Thursday or Friday a big immigration overhaul bill, an important move toward what could become the most sweeping change in the immigration system in a quarter of a century.
When the debate resumes after the holiday, the action shifts to the House of Representatives, Washington’s legislative killing field.