Advocates warned House Republicans on Tuesday that they have until June 28 to take legislative action on immigration reform or face the consequences in the midterm elections.
Lancaster County’s vibrant Latino community is an excellent example of the important role immigration plays in maintaining America’s growth, creative energy, and economic progress. Congress must update our immigration system to ensure that the United States continues to be the … Continue reading
Democrats lost the first major immigration fight of the year Wednesday after Republicans — voting in unison in the House Budget Committee — rejected an effort to legalize illegal immigrants as part of the 2015 budget.
In June 2013, a bipartisan group of senators (including presidential hopeful Marco Rubio) passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill that President Obama promised to sign.
Democrats in the House of Representatives say they will circulate a discharge petition to circumvent Republican leaders who have refused to consider an immigration overhaul.
John Boehner says he really, truly wants to pass an immigration reform bill, but he can only do it if President Obama gives him more help. Seteven Benen isn’t buying it.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Tuesday that she would not be able to get the needed signatures for a procedural tactic to force a vote on immigration reform.
Burned by Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio)’s dismissal of the Senate’s bipartisan immigration reform bill, Democrats have hailed his recent remarks as the nail in the immigration reform coffin. Meanwhile, Republicans have said that Democrats are dramatizing to save face over President Obama’s botched … Continue reading
The dwindling prospects for an immigration reform bill have at least some supporters looking to take a more confrontational approach, or at least have a backup plan if a broader deal fails. The reform bill that passed the Senate over … Continue reading
There is a reason the twitter hashtag #TimeIsNow caught on. The time really is now for Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and the House Republican leadership to allow a vote on a bipartisan immigration reform bill. It’s been 5 long months … Continue reading