WASHINGTON — At a recent White House meeting with immigration activists, President Obama told the group his hands were tied. Even if he wanted to halt the deportations of millions of illegal immigrants, the president told the group, he could … Continue reading
President Obama met with law enforcement officials today to discuss immigration reform, and tellingly, he declared that House Republicans have a short timeline for action. “The closer we get to the midterm elections, the harder it is to get … Continue reading
Sometime this week, House Republicans are expected to roll out a statement of principles on immigration reform, and most reports suggest some sort of embrace of legalization for the 11 million will be in the mix. Byron York even reports … Continue reading
EL PASO — Although U.S. House members are back in their districts after leaving the issue of immigration reform untouched, advocates for change — including members of the business community — have a clear message: We’re not going anywhere.
The Obama administration on Thursday announced that it deported 368,644 undocumented immigrants from the country during the 2013 fiscal year.
PHOENIX — This was supposed to be the year of immigration reform.But with hope quickly fading that an immigration bill will pass by year’s end, advocates are shifting their focus to 2014, girding for an even tougher battle as the … Continue reading
Efforts for an immigration overhaul are on the verge of failing if the House does not act by the end of the year, activists on both sides of the issue agree. “We really need the House to take action to … Continue reading