The deadline to pass immigration legislation is this August, said Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., who is part of the effort to develop an immigration bill that could pass the House.
Momentum for a bill giving in-state tuition to undocumented students in the state has stalled due to a divide within the Florida Legislature’s Republican leadership.
Two Republican lawmakers from Illinois, Reps. Adam Kinzinger and Aaron Schock, have come out in support of immigration reform, Roll Call reported.
Washington (CNN) – Immigration champion Rep. Luis Gutierrez feels confident that President Barack Obama will use his executive powers to push through reform. House Speaker John Boehner feels confident that doing so will tank what little support the President has among Republicans … Continue reading
WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — An overhaul to the nation’s broken immigration system remains stalled because “the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism,” the head of the House committee to elect Democratic lawmakers said Sunday.
The debate over comprehensive immigration reform continues while lawmakers, civil rights activists and diverse communities everywhere are emphatically expressing their desire to create a better world for undocumented immigrants. Immigration reform advocates are gathering in multiple cities across the U.S. to stand … Continue reading
Nebraska lawmakers last week approved a resolution calling on Congress to pass comprehensive Immigration Reform. Nebraska Cattlemen Association’s Legislative Director Laura Field says her group backed the measure since it was introduced. She says it was the final vote by … Continue reading
Supporters of immigration reform did everything they could to pass a law. They threw their support behind bipartisan negotiations in the Senate that led to the passage of a promising bill.
Mayor de Blasio declared himself “unabashedly pro-Israel” Monday and said he believes the mayor of New York has a special obligation to defend the Jewish state.
WASHINGTON — For the first time in weeks, lawmakers voiced some optimism Friday that they could reach a deal with the White House to reopen the government and avoid an economy-shattering default on U.S. debts.