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.
Cesar Vargas seemed to have checked all the right boxes in his quest to become a lawyer in New York State. He made honors at both college and law school in New York City, his home since coming to the … Continue reading
The Florida Republican who has arguably invested more time and energy into passing an immigration reform bill in the House is not taking kindly to House Speaker John Boehner’s more recent comments on the issue.
WASHINGTON — A Democratic bill in the House to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws is picking up Republican support, though well short of the votes needed to pass the measure.
Today, with a strong bipartisan vote, the United States Senate delivered for the American people, bringing us a critical step closer to fixing our broken immigration system once and for all.
Connecticut Democrats are rallying around a plan that would allow people who are in the U.S. illegally to get driver’s licenses, making the state one of several to consider the idea this year.
New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat (D) on Tuesday called on Rep. Steve King (R-IA) to apologize for urging caution on immigration reform in light of the Boston Marathon bombings.
The troubling difference in the momentum to get something done on gun violence and immigration is summed up in the first two pages of today’s Post. A headline on the front page of The Post today reads “Pro-gun forces target … Continue reading
Immigration reform is the great exception. Six years after President Bush tried and failed to pass comprehensive immigration reform with odd-couple senators Ted Kennedy and John McCain, both parties have recognized that now is the time to get it done. … Continue reading
On January 29, President Barack Obama announced his plans for comprehensive immigration reform during a speech at a Hispanic-majority high school in Las Vegas. One day prior, a bipartisan group of Senators released an immigration proposal that Obama said is … Continue reading