Both the White House and aides to House Speaker John Boehner are working Friday to knock down a report that the Republican leader has privately promised to pass immigration reform this year.
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.
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.
Putting one more nail in the coffin of the game labeling conservatives ”tea party” and “establishment,” a cross-section of GOP groups came out in favor of passing immigration reform this year. In a memo entitled “Partnership for a New American Economy, Americans … Continue reading
Even as they plant this spring, many American farmers will face an ongoing problem at harvest time—having enough workers to pick their crops.
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
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.
A key tea party leader is urging House Republicans to get behind immigration reform.
Only the federal government can grant amnesty. But cities and counties can effectively opt to stop deportations—and increasingly, they are.
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