Conservative immigration-reform supporters are trying to soften “tea party” opposition and give Republican lawmakers cover in advance of one possible final push on the issue this year in the House.
For the last half decade, the simple formulation of immigration advocates pushing for reform had been simple: Democrats Good. Republicans Bad.
Texas Latinos hold plenty of political power if they turn up at the polls. Almost 3 million of state’s voters – about one out of five, are Latino. And the numbers could be much higher – more than 2 million … Continue reading
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg made his first major policy pitch as a civilian on Friday, traveling to Washington to urge Capitol Hill to pass immigration reform this year.
The advocacy group funded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is out with a new technological tool in its push for immigration reform: an app that lets you earn “points” for contacting your representative in Congress.
President Obama is expected in his annual address Tuesday to detail what he calls “practical” proposals to advance the country in 2014, including ones to address “income inequality” and the nation’s immigration system.
President Obama will deliver his sixth state of the Union Address on Tuesday. The Fix is previewing Obama’s major themes and challenges in the speech, focusing on one issue a day leading up to the address. Today’s talking point is … Continue reading
The headline news when House Republican leaders release their principles for immigration legislation, likely this week, will probably be the GOP’s embrace of legalization for many of the 11.5 million immigrants living illegally in the U.S. today.
The immigration reform debate in the House could boil down to a handful of influential Tea Party conservatives.
WASHINGTON — House Republicans are preparing to unveil their own broad template for overhauling the nation’s immigration system this week, potentially offering a small opening for President Obama and congressional Democrats to pass bipartisan legislation before the end of the … Continue reading