Recent statements by Jeb Bush on the subject of immigration have caused the indignation of several conservative republicans, who think it unfavorable that the former Florida governor would pronounce himself in favor of immigration reform.
The 29-year-old actress, who will play a nun in CBS's new drama "Damascas," also talked about her beginnings in acting.
Mexican activist Elvira Arellano led the fourth and last group of immigrants that comprise the campaign "Bring Them Home" which in the last week has gathered over 100 deportees to return to the United States through the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San Diego, with the intention of asking for asylum or humanitarian visas to be able to reunite with their families.
A national march in favor of immigration reform in the United States was announced by a coalition of 50 pro-immigrant organizations led by the Organización Hondureña Francisco Morazán, seeking to pressure President Obama's administration and Congress to approve immigration reform this year.
As America's demography continues to become more diverse, studies show that the country on a whole has become more tolerant of immigration and the economic and cultural enrichment that immigrants contribute. However, there's one demographic group in particular that is lagging behind when it comes to the acceptance of immigration: older white Americans.
Frank Keating, the head of the American Bankers Assn. and a former Republican governor, is calling on his party to pass comprehensive immigration reform and lend their support to the bipartisan Senate immigration bill. According to him, it's what GOP party hero Ronald Reagan would do.
As lobbying for immigration reform intensified this week, three House Republicans signed onto the House Democrats' immigration reform bill.
A new trickle of hope that immigration reform may pass this year has been sparked by three House Republicans who have signed on to the House comprehensive immigration reform bill presented by Democrats earlier this month.
Hundreds gather in downtown Orlando calling for House Republicans to pass immigration reform. Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says there are enough votes to pass immigration bill in House today
Republican groups have stepped up their efforts in lobbying House GOP members to pass an immigration reform bill.
Last week, President Obama made another push for congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform. However, as Obama and advocates strive for reform, there's one issue that remains under the rader which is the fact that thousands of undocumented immigrants will continue to be thrust into the detention system regardless of whether reform takes place this year or not.
President Obama called on the House of Representative to pass immigration reform this year, calling it the 'smart thing to do.'
With the debt ceiling crisis now averted, at least for the moment, President Obama took the opportunity to urge Congress to pass immigration reform into law.
While the approval of immigration reform legislation is being debated in the U.S. House of Representatives, public discussions on the necessity of immigration legislation are reaching higher levels of attention.
The last few weeks of partisan politics and the 16-day government shutdown may surprisingly give leeway for immigration reform to reemerge as an issue in the national discourse.