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GANG OF EIGHT
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A New Bill Would Protect Immigrant Farmworkers. It Has Little Chance Of Survival.
The "blue card" proposal would give undocumented farmworkers a path to a legal status. Republicans aren't jumping on board.
Trump Could Change The Entire Immigration Debate, But Probably Won't
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
Republicans have now, by my count, missed two rather large opportunities to improve their general standing with Latino voters. Donald Trump's speech Wednesday (unless it is further postponed or even cancelled outright, of course) might just become the third big missed opportunity.
Rubio Now Walks Coffman's Path Away From Immigration Reform
Former Media Critic, Rocky Mountain News
A good way to understand (or get further confused) about Rep. Mike Coffman's illusive position on immigration is to compare it to Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's. And reporters should consider using this comparison to help explain Coffman's (non)position to voters.
Laura Ingraham Wages A Personal Crusade Against Immigration Reform
Rep. Raul Labrador (R-Idaho) told Ingraham earlier in October that he thinks "it would be crazy for Republicans to pass immigration
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Supports Democrat-Led Immigration Bill
Garcia added in a statement, "I am excited to have my colleague, Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen, sign onto H.R. 15. I am pleased
Rubio Backs Off Own Immigration Proposal
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) does not think the bill he helped draft and pass through the Senate should be combined with House-passed legislation, spokesman Alex Conant told TPM and Politico in stories published on Monday.
Marco Rubio Backs Away From Own Immigration Bill Becoming Law
Rubio has been backing away from the bill, which he drafted with the so-called "gang of eight," since its passage in June
Group Invokes 9/11 Hijackers In Opposition To Undocumented Immigrants
The email seems to imply that other undocumented immigrants are, at least metaphorically, in a similar position of trying
Immigration Reform: Republicans Face a Damned if You Do Damned if You Don't Decision
Rafa Fernández de Castro
In Mexico, there is a bit of doggerel called Herod's Law, referring to situations in which one is either screwed or f...ried.
John McCain On Immigration: Not Giving Up On Path To Citizenship
The House, though, is less interested. A number of Republicans, including Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va
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Dick Durbin, Tom Harkin Condemn Steve King's Comments In His Iowa District
The event's panel included representatives from the business, union and religious sectors, each of whom stressed how immigration
Ted Cruz's Nonfactual Illegal Immigration Figures Explored
And, as we saw in the CBO projections, enhancing border security is expected to make a difference in the flow of immigrants
John McCain On Immigration: 'We Are Not Winning' Push For Reform
By Reuters, Reuters
By Thomas Ferraro * Foe calls effort 'act of desperation' McCain and others initially predicted that if the Senate passed
Gang Of Eight Targets 121 House Republicans On Immigration Reform
Seven members of the group that crafted the Senate immigration bill were present: Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Chuck Schumer
What Do White Voters Want (On Immigration)?
Democratic pollster, EVP of PSB Research, co-host of "The Poll...
To listen to Republicans and Republican-watchers talk about immigration, one would think the debate is about balancing Latinos and whites in a zero sum game of electoral politics. There is nothing in the polling to back this up.
Raul Labrador Spars With Bill Burton: 'I Know More Than You Do' On Immigration (VIDEO)
The back and forth continued with Burton claiming Republicans are blocking immigration reform. Labrador blamed Democrats
Immigration Doom And Gloom Is Giving John Boehner Some Room To Operate
It's also true that two things have become clear over the last month or so. First, there is significant opposition to a path
CBO: Immigration Bill Would Reduce Unauthorized Entries
WASHINGTON -- The final version of the Senate immigration bill that passed last week would decrease the undocumented population
House GOP: Senate Immigration Vote Doesn't Put Pressure On Us
Although the House Judiciary Committee has considered multiple bills, none of them deal with the undocumented population
Jerry Moran, GOP Senator, Flubs Immigration Vote, Accidentally Votes 'Aye' (VIDEO)
"Aye," Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) said during the roll call vote before quickly correcting himself. "I'm sorry. I meant 'No
Senate Immigration Reform Bill Passes With Strong Majority
Regardless of the bill's political future, its passage was a significant moment for the immigrant activists that crowded
Senate Immigration Bill Set For Passage With Majority Support
Minority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) objected, and they again were blocked from a vote. "This bill strengthens border security
Marco Rubio Takes On Immigration Critics, Conservative Myths
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), the beleaguered conservative pushing for immigration reform in the "gang of eight
Immigration Reform Watered Down by Corporate Congress
C. Robert Gibson
Independent journalist published in Guardian, the Washington P...
If Democrats wish to vent their frustration with Schumer and a two-party system controlled by corporate interests like factory farms and prison companies, they're more than welcome to defect to the Green Party.
Border Amendment To Immigration Bill Passes Senate
Some pro-immigration reform groups are also frustrated that senators chose to increase border security requirements in the
Senate Immigration Bill Whip Count: Who Will Support It?
The amendment was formally added to the bill in a 69 to 29 vote. If senators except Wicker remain on board, that would put
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