Thursday, November 15, 2012

Immigration reform

  • What Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform?

    For immigrants and immigrant rights advocates, the post-election news that many Republicans understand that comprehensive immigration reform has to be tackled and that key Senate leaders such as Charles Schumer and Lindsey Graham already are ...

  • Industry leaders: Immigration reform begins in Texas

    Although immigration reform is largely deemed a federal issue, construction moguls in Texas are confident that amending employment laws here can be a catalyst for nationwide change.

  • Connecting Job Growth with Immigration Reform

    Marco Rubio, Republican Senator from Florida, opened the second day of the Washington Ideas Forum Thursday with a discussion on immigration, the American middle class, and the fiscal cliff with Major Garrett, White House Correspondent for National ...

  • Ronald Reagan and Comprehensive Immigration Reform

    Reagan signed into law the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) in November 1986. IRCA made eligible for permanent residency (and eventual citizenship) unauthorized migrants who had lived in the United States continuously since at least January 1 ...

  • President Obama expects immigration reform bill will be introduced in late ...

    Meanwhile, in a similar about face, a coalition of evangelical leaders is also urging President Obama to introduce a bipartisan immigration reform bill within the first three months of his second term. ABC reports that more than 150 faith leaders sent ...

  • De la Isla: Time for immigration reform compromise has passed

    MEXICO CITY - In one of the quickest change acts since Clark Kent became Superman inside a phone booth, Republican political and opinion leaders now champion immigration reform. The reason is obvious. Republicans are destined to become a national ...

  • Obama expects immigration reform 'very soon' after inauguration

    WASHINGTON - President Obama expects to see a comprehensive immigration reform bill introduced in Congress "very soon" after his inauguration in late January, he said during a news conference Wednesday.

  • Mexican ambassador says now is the time for immigration reform

    Arturo Sarukhan, Mexico's ambassador to the U.S., said now is the time for this country to act on comprehensive immigration reform. President Barack Obama endorsed the idea in a separate news conference later in the day. (Cronkite News Service photo by ...

  • Immigration U-turn has Hispanics seeing "light at end of tunnel"

    PHOENIX (Reuters) - Ricardo, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, sets off each day before dawn looking for casual work in construction not knowing if he will return home to his wife and three children or get snared in an immigration sweep. Lately, he ...

  • Obama: Immigration reform to start early next year

    The president says comprehensive immigration reform should include a path to legal status for those who came to the U.S. illegally seeking work.

  • Obama Immigration Reform: President Says 'We Need To Seize The Moment' At ...

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Wednesday that conversations between the White House and members of Congress have begun over immigration reform, adding that lawmakers would introduce a bill "very soon" into his second term.

  • Obama promises — again — to put immigration reform on his agenda

    One source, who like others spoke on the condition of anonymity because it was an off-the-record meeting, said Obama brought up immigration reform, unprompted, in his opening remarks - a stark difference from tense previous talks in which he's been ...

  • Obama urges Congress to pass immigration reform

    Obama said that immigration reform must include strengthening border security, fines for companies that hire undocumented foreigners and the legalization of those who have no criminal records and fulfill other requirements.

  • Bob Menendez: Immigration Reform Is 'A Mandate' After Election

    WASHINGTON -- In the wake of President Barack Obama's reelection with overwhelming support from Latino voters, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.

  • Heller positions himself to help broker immigration reform

    "He should be one of the leading voices on immigration reform ... and I think with a fresh six-year term and the obvious demographic change in Nevada, I think he'd be willing to do it," Uithoven went on.

  • Obama: "Seize The Moment" And Pass Immigration Reform

    President Barack Obama expects that an immigration reform bill will be introduced shortly after his inauguration, saying Wednesday that "we need to seize the moment" and tackle the issue.

  • Prospects improving for meaningful steps toward immigration reform

    "After 10 years of waiting for comprehensive immigration reform, congressional lawmakers are starting to ask: 'Can we fix some pieces of this now, rather than waiting for a complete remodel?

  • Immigration reform is front and center for tech sector — and Obama

    Sturtevant then introduced Ali Noorani of the National Immigration Forum who spoke of the need for real immigration reform, not just for the foreign-born PhDs, engineers, and blue-collar workers affected but also for the sake of law enforcement ...

  • Poll shows majority of Americans support immigration reform

    In the wake of the large racial gap between Democrats and Republicans in the election, some GOP politicians and conservative pundits have called for more Latino outreach and reconsideration of immigration reform. The poll also showed a majority of ...

  • GOP senators may take lead on immigration reform

    A trio of Republican senators said this week they're willing to move forward on a comprehensive immigration reform plan that may include a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in America, providing further evidence ...

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