pathway to citizenship
How President Obama Could Provide a Pathway to Citizenship for Thousands and Strengthen Our Military. Right Now.
The best part? This is already a program authorized under a statute by Congress. Expanding this program doesn't require an executive order.The president can just do it.
"To their credit, I think Speaker Boehner and some of the other leaders there do believe that immigration reform's the right
Goodlatte acknowledged that for some of them, it might be the case. Goodlatte added that undocumented immigrants could be
In celebration of #GivingTuesday, we've been sharing a look at just some of what the League has done to increase political participation and strengthen our democracy -- and our country -- in 2013.
The possibility of losing control of the House is beginning to stare GOP strategists in the face. Do they really want to risk incensing a big block of Hispanic and other immigrant voters by blocking immigration reform, and energizing them to go out to vote in large numbers to punish Republicans?
Assuming for the sake of argument that one was not persuaded by a sense of social justice, extending in-state tuition to undocumented students makes sense for the entire state on a policy level.
The House, though, is less interested. A number of Republicans, including Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va
There are more than enough votes on the floor of the House to pass immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship if it is given an up or down vote. The only question now is whether the House Leadership decides that it is in their political interest to call the bill.
Here's the comment on Dreamers to conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, as flagged by Salon's Brian Beutler: Reform advocates
Two House Republicans who in 2010 voted against legislation that would’ve permitted undocumented youth to become U.S. citizens
Most Americans approve of the components of the Senate's immigration bill currently stalled in the House, according to a
Democrats by and large support reform, and many think the House could pass legislation if it relied on a majority of all
Conservative critics of comprehensive immigration reform have remained skeptical of polls that show Republican support, arguing
While the ultimate shape and fate of the bill is still uncertain, it is clear that Republicans now recognize the importance of immigration reform.
"We've thrown a lot of money at a lot of problems in our country. To me, what really tells me that they're serious would
"I think we’re going to get plus-70 votes; I’ve never been more optimistic about it,” Graham said on NBC's “Meet the Press
Of course, the path is strenuous by design, delivered as promised by the bipartisan "Gang of Eight" who forecasted its "tough but fair" nature. Maybe tough is fair. But impossible is not.
More consistent with his colleagues was Duffy's insistence that border enforcement come before any legalization of the estimated
Will Congress structure the legalization process to ensure that eligible applicants don't get detained or deported based on their efforts to hold others accountable for incompetence or fraud?