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
It’s no secret that President Obama could heal the pain of immigrant families facing separation today with the stroke of a pen. Using his indisputable executive authority, he could halt deportations, provide temporary relief to millions, and put powerful pressure … Continue reading
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.
The answer to President Obama’s failure to enforce immigration laws is to take away his unilateral control and start sharing enforcement power with state and local authorities, the chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary says.
House Speaker John Boehner said he is “nudging” former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to run for president and he wants to take up immigration reform legislation in small pieces, starting first with border security.
Hundreds of workers at a central Washington apple- packaging company could be facing layoffs after a federal immigration audit.
When immigration activists take to the streets Thursday for a series of May Day marches in downtown Los Angeles, their message will be largely directed at President Obama.
The unfair treatment of undocumented immigrant workers in America has spurred many immigration reform advocates to push for support on the local and national level. Some advocates of more comprehensive immigration laws wish to see progress in a step-by-step process, while … Continue reading
HIDALGO, Tex. — Border Patrol agents in olive uniforms stood in broad daylight on the banks of the Rio Grande, while on the Mexican side smugglers pulled up in vans and unloaded illegal migrants.
WASHINGTON — A group of undocumented and formerly undocumented immigrants released a set of ambitious demands for the president on Thursday: reduce deportations of many undocumented immigrants, terminate contracts with private prison companies, end key enforcement programs and renegotiate trade … Continue reading