immigration reform 2013
On Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner said that an immigration reform bill would not pass the House this year. However, Sen. Schumer is still hopeful that it could pass this year or early next year.
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.
The AFL-CIO released a series of ads urging Latinos to contact GOP representatives to support comprehensive immigration reform.
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
A new study by the Bipartisan Policy Center reveals that passing immigration reform could help boost the economy and reduce the deficit.
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.
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.
Even with the nation still gripped in a fiscal crisis with Congress still arguing over the debt ceiling, President Obama told the nation Tuesday that he would push for a vote on immigration reform.
Around 50,000 frustrated activists and supporters from around the country hit the streets earlier this month to take part in the "National Day of Immigrant Dignity and Respect," calling for reform and a pathway to citizenship for the undocumented.
In an exclusive interview with Latinos Post, National Council of La Raza (NCLR)’s senior immigration legislation analyst Laura Vazquez discussed the future of immigration reform.
In an attempt to pressure Republicans in congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform, eight Democratic lawmakers joined advocacy leaders and were arrested at an immigration rally on the National Mall in Washington on Tuesday .
The state of Arizona could be cracking down on voters who can't prove they are citizens in future elections thanks to a new law planned by state officials.