Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) on Friday plans to file an amendment to the annual defense policy bill that would grant green cards to young illegal immigrants who serve in the military.
Critics of the administration’s immigration policies are pointing to data on the thousands of immigrants convicted of crimes – and then released – as evidence that there should be no further leniency toward those in the U.S. without permission.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said that comprehensive citizenship for illegal aliens is not something that can or should be blocked by the United States.
Immigration reform will be key to winning former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s support in the 2016 presidential race, putting Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) near the top of the list, she said in … Continue reading
Santas Gutierrez weeps when she speaks about how she feels about President Obama now. In 2008, and again in 2010, her relatives voted for him, clinging to his vow to reform immigration laws.
The Senate on Thursday easily passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through September and sent it to President Barack Obama, a notable departure from chronic, partisan-fueled budget battles in recent years that included the government shutdown … Continue reading
Domestic Violence Awareness Month has ended, but our work to end abuse continues. Today, in this country, women and children continue to suffer from unspeakable violence because they are afraid to seek help without legal status. When immigrant survivors of … Continue reading
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday there is a bipartisan majority in the House of Representatives ready to pass a comprehensive immigration overhaul bill, but she may never get the chance to prove it if GOP Speaker John A. Boehner … Continue reading
House Republican leadership has thus far stopped the progression of immigration reform. The Senate came up with a bipartisan, comprehensive reform bill to help solve the problem has refused to review the bill. Although the Senate legislation does not contain … Continue reading
A bipartisan group in the House of Representatives known as the “Gang of Seven” is ready to push its 2013 comprehensive sometime in October. The group will wait for the “right bipartisan moment” to introduce the bill, probably sometime in … Continue reading