Washington’s deficit hawks lamented the dragging pace of tax reform at this year’s Fiscal Summit in Washington, their annual budget brainstorm spearheaded by Pete G. Peterson, the billionaire co-founder of the Blackstone Group.
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — Eren Sanchez said since receiving a temporary work visain July she feels like Dorothy in the movie “The Wizard of Oz. She’s seeing the world in color for the first time.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal authorities would limit the use of shackles on immigrants who appear before immigration judges under a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit.
1. Monitoba Experiment Arriving into Steinbach, Man., an hour southeast of Winnipeg, you find a quiet, conservative community, the kind of place that has twice as many churches (22) as traffic lights (11). But continue on and you see some … Continue reading
Last month’s Supreme Court decision in the landmark Arizona immigration case was groundbreaking for what it omitted: the words “illegal immigrants” and “illegal aliens,” except when quoting other sources. The court’s nonjudgmental language established a humanistic approach to our current … Continue reading
As part of a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill passed last week, Congress funded all federal agencies for the remainder of fiscal year 2014. In particular, the appropriations bill reduces discretionary spending for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to … Continue reading
As he convened his first Cabinet meeting of the year last week, President Obama indicated he will implement his 2014 agenda with or without Congress. In televised opening remarks to his Cabinet officials, he called for Congress to complete “immigration … Continue reading
On Tuesday, the National Foundation for American Policy released a policy brief speculating that if turned into legislation, an amnesty proposal by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) would grant amnesty to between 4.4 and 6.5 million illegal aliens. The … Continue reading
In an effort to promote immigration reform, advocacy group FWD.us launched a push4reform, a Web application aimed at helping supporters connect with Congress members and urge them to take action.
EAST PALO ALTO — A pro-immigration policy will ensure the nation’s future prosperity, better national security and a more youthful labor force that will help pay for retirement and medical programs for decades to come, a star-studded group said here … Continue reading