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April 18, 2014

On Immigration, Legislative Reform and Administrative Action Are …

A year ago this week, senators introduced S. 744, the comprehensive immigration reform bill, to much fanfare. It was a high point for the immigration reform movement, only to be eclipsed by the bipartisan vote to move the bill …

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Boehner Still Wants Immigration Reform

Wall Street Journal: “Speaker John Boehner and other senior House Republicans are telling donors and industry groups that they aim to pass immigration legislation this year, despite the reluctance of many Republicans to …

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Seib Video: Immigration Reform Returns to Washington Agenda …

Immigration reform reared its head again in Washington this week.

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WashWire Daily Brief: Health Coverage Climbs, Ukraine Deal …

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IMMIGRATION DEALS STILL IN THE MIX: Speaker John Boehner and other senior House Republicans are telling donors and industry groups that they're goal is to pass immigration legislation this year, despite many …

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April 17, 2014

Boston protest blocks entrance to immigration detention facility

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The U.S. Department of Justice released new statistics Wednesday which indicates a 5-year decline in court-ordered deportations from the U.S

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Boston protest blocks entrance to immigration detention facility

Coming This Summer: The Immigration Debate Will Return

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Yesterday, pro- immigration Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart told the Washington Post's Greg Sargent, “I'm convinced that if we don't get it [ immigration reform] done by the August break, the president, who is feeling a lot of …

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Some More Touchy-Feely Thoughts on Immigration

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No, to be an “illegal,” you have to be a Mexican and the specific law that you are violating has to be immigration law. Even someone named Mohammed who is trying to blow up a plane isn't an “illegal,” he's a terrorist.

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Eric Cantor agrees with President Obama: When it comes to …

On Wednesday, President Obama called House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to wish him a happy Passover and the topic of immigration reform came up. Earlier in the day, the president had slammed House Republicans for …

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GOP Lawmaker Warns Colleagues on Immigration

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Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) told the Washington Post that President Obama would use executive action on immigration if Congress does not come up with a proposal by the August recess. Said Diaz-Balart: “I'm convinced that if …

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Obama, Cantor Trade Charges of Blame on Immigration …

What little chance immigration reform legislation had of reaching the president's desk this year appears even more diminished, as warring statements from President Obama and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor indicated on …

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