House Republican leaders intervened Friday to prevent a vote on immigration legislation, dealing a severe blow to election-year efforts to overhaul the dysfunctional system.
TThe Hill published a story Thursday headlined: “GOP: We’ll move immigration reform if we take back Senate.”
When it comes to immigration, Democrats are masters of deception.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, charged by President Barack Obama with reviewing U.S. policies on deportation, said on Tuesday he would not let political considerations constrain him from making improvements to the system.
Democrats are appearing to accept the House Republicans’ sensible insistence on addressing immigration issues in separate, targeted bills, rather than the Senate’s comprehensive, Obamacare-style approach. You will not be surprised to learn that this acceptance is insincere.
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. U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Miami, … Continue reading
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) suggested on Sunday that President Obama’s refusal to compromise with Republicans on Obamacare to re-open the government and raise the nation’s debt ceiling has jeopardized the chances of passing comprehensive immigration reform.
WASHINGTON — Before the bill to end the budget impasse even hit President Obama’s desk Wednesday, he and congressional Democrats had pivoted to what they hope is the next big legislative battle: an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws including … Continue reading
(Reuters) – Wading into the national debate over immigration, California Governor Jerry Brown is pushing for a faster path to citizenship for the millions of people who are in the country illegally.
Senate negotiators have worked out a compromise agreement to answer concerns from Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) over a bipartisan immigration bill, hoping to win support for the legislation from the influential lawmaker.