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Congress returns to try to reach final deals on major issues of immigration, gun control

Congress returns Monday for a pivotal week in which lawmakers will attempt to reach agreements on proposals for gun-control and immigration-reform -- perhaps the two biggest issues in Washington this year.<p>Though the Senate has been working on both issues only since the new Congress began in …

Syria Adds To Uphill Battle For U.S. Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (Reuters) - A heated debate in Washington over possible military strikes on Syria has created a fresh obstacle to the effort to pass U.S. immigration reform legislation, threatening to sap momentum for the effort and further crowd Congress' fall calendar.<p>Looming budget battles …

Roman Catholic clergy are urged to start preaching in support of immigration reform at Sunday Mass.

Catholic Church getting more aggressive on immigration reform<p>Starting at Sunday Mass, clergy nationwide are urged to address immigration and to encourage congregants to contact their members of Congress.<p>September 07, 2013|By Cindy Carcamo<p>Roman Catholics from Los Angeles and Orange counties march …

Reality check: more immigrants in 2010 than in the last 1,000 years?

Ukip's leader Nigel Farage has just delivered his speech at the party conference in London. But even rapt listeners may have been surprised to learn that immigration in 2010 topped a thousand year total. Is it true?<p>The leader of the UK Independence Party, Nigel Farage, expressed his desire for a …

US illegal immigration may be increasing, study shows

Pew study showed total number of undocumented migrants in the US edged up to 11.7m after dropping during the recession<p>After dropping during the recession, the number of undocumented migrants crossing the border into the US appears to be on the rise again.<p>The total number of migrants living in this …

Immigrants lacking papers work legally — as their own bosses

Savvy young immigrants discover the limited liability company as a way to work legally. Some even hire U.S. citizens.<p>September 14, 2013|By Cindy Carcamo<p>Carla Chavarria of Phoenix can't drive in Arizona because she entered… (Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles…)<p>PHOENIX — At just 20 years of age, Carla …

White House Plays Offense: Says Immigration Reform Will Turbocharge Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The White House is coming out with guns blazing today, saying the U.S. needs to pass immigration reform to drive entrepreneurship, create jobs and generate revenue.<p>According to a new report from the Obama Administration, immigration …

Immigration Reform

Pelosi eyeing immigration plan

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is spearheading a plan to advance comprehensive immigration reform in the chamber.<p>The California Democrat’s strategy includes introducing legislation combining the comprehensive bill that passed the Senate Judiciary Committee in May with a bipartisan …