House Passes Immigration Reform, STEM ACt May Head to SenateNext Slide Previous Slide. Washington, D.C. - In the first post-election effort to reform U.S. immigration policy, the House on Friday approved a Republican-sponsored measure, STEM Jobs Act, by a margin of 245 to 139.
Is Immigration Reform Just Talk?Immigration reform almost happened under President George W. Bush. Twice. And it was comprehensive. In 2005, Sens. Edward Kennedy and John McCain sponsored bipartisan legislation that improved border security, created a guest-worker program, and ...
Dust off Kyl-Kennedy immigration reformIf Congress is going to take up comprehensive immigration reform again, the best place to begin is where it left off - the compromise negotiated between Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl and Ted Kennedy back in 2007.
Immigration reformAt least one Republican U.S. senator is ready to try to tackle the politically controversial problem of immigration reform.
Inside the Boiler Room: Immigration reform in Obama's 2nd termstuff the biggest piece of legislation we are going to see is going to be on immigration reform. I really think that Republicans more so than their stepping away from a pledge on Grover Norquist which is pretty minor to be honest.
Mexico's Pena Nieto backs Obama immigration reform pushWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mexican President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto on Tuesday backed President Barack Obama's planned push for U.S.
Norquist ready for immigration reform28 (UPI) -- Another major conservative voiced support for U.S. immigration reform this week but this one has been calling for it for a while, albeit not as loudly as he has for tax cuts.
Wonkbook: Some Republicans move toward immigration reformToday in Wonkbook: Senate Republicans put forward a bill on immigration reform; special coverage of the austerity crisis, tax policy, the filibuster, House chairmanships, and financial regulation; and our continuing coverage of the economy, health care ...
Labrador on piece-by-piece immigration reform: 'If we don't do it this way, it ...Labrador said President Obama has come out against his bill "because it is not part of a comprehensive immigration reform plan." He said, "If we do a comprehensive package, what you're going to have is a bill that every single member of Congress hates ...
US should create uniform immigration reform plan rather than leaving it up to ...Pat Quinn and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel framed the issue as one of public safety, not a wholesale immigration reform. Quinn said: "This is a safety issue that impacts every driver in Illinois.
Immigration reform: This time, it's differentWHEN Congress last wrestled with immigration reform, in 2007, John Boehner, then the leader of the Republican minority in the House of Representatives, denounced the bill under consideration as "a piece of shit".
H.R. 6429 Falls Short of Solutions; LIRS Calls for Federal Immigration ReformWASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2012 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) today asked Members of Congress to oppose H.R.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus' Immigration Reform Guidelines: Will They Help ...Talk of immigration reform is percolating on Capitol Hill, with the Republican Party's election day trouncing among Latino voters giving them an incentive to come to the table.
Competing immigration reform efforts beginWASHINGTON - Even as Republicans in the House and Senate begin efforts to pass narrow immigration bills in the lame-duck session, closed-door negotiations have begun over how to accomplish a much broader package of immigration reforms next year.
Kenney brings immigration reforms to meetingNORTH BAY - Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney was in North Bay last Friday to discuss renewed opportunities for immigrants in Northern Ontario. The high-profile federal cabinet minister touted recently announced ...
What Latinos Want in an Immigration Reform BillAmong Asian American Voters in our Asian Decisions Election Eve survey, an identical number, 57%, reported favoring comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship. In our collaborative poll for the NAACP, 80% of African American voters in ...
Hispanic Caucus: On Immigration Reform, Don't Leave Binational Same-Sex ...WASHINGTON -- Immigration reform leaders in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus called Wednesday for a comprehensive reform bill to include recognition of same-sex relationships, which could give reprieve to as many as 40,000 couples who are ...
Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa: Republicans Will Block ...WASHINGTON -- Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa, the first Latino to hold a party chairmanship in the state, said Tuesday that he doesn't expect Congress to pass immigration reform, even though he hopes it will. "I think some leaders ...
Many proposals – but will they lead to immigration reform?When it comes to immigration reform, there seem to be two distinct periods - before the election and after the election. Before the election, the question was "if," now it seems, many Latino leaders are saying it's a matter of "when.
Democrats are the roadblock to immigration reformDemocrats are the roadblock to immigration reform. Democrats don't really want immigration reform, writes Ruben Navarrette Jr.