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'13 House immigration vote unlikely

House Republican leadership has no plans to vote on any immigration reform legislation before the end the year.<p>The House has just 19 days in session before the end of 2013, and there are a number of reasons why immigration reform is stalled this year.<p>Following the fiscal battles last month, the …

Boehner: 'Hopeful' on immigration

Speaker John Boehner was non-committal about bringing an immigration reform bill to the House floor this year.<p>Speaking Wednesday morning after a closed party meeting at the Capitol Hill Club, Boehner said immigration reform is an “important subject that needs to be addressed, and I’m hopeful” that …

Barack Obama On Immigration Reform: 'Let's Go Get It Done'

WASHINGTON -- As House Republicans pursue smaller-scale immigration reform that could leave out a new path to citizenship entirely, President Barack Obama attempted on Thursday to rally the troops in support of a comprehensive approach that he says can still be passed by the end of the year.<p>"There …

Denham backs Dems' immigration bill

California Rep. Jeff Denham, one of the House Republicans warmest to an immigration overhaul, will announce his support for a House Democratic comprehensive reform bill – becoming the first GOP lawmaker to do so.<p>In an interview on Univision’s “Al Punto” set to air Sunday, Denham called the …

Rubio narrows immigration focus

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a key congressional Republican advocate of an immigration overhaul, is now calling for reform bills that are less sweeping than the comprehensive legislation he authored this year with a bipartisan group of senators.<p>His spokesman said in a statement Monday that Rubio wants …