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Chuck Schumer Would Still Put 'Quite a Bit' of Money on Immigration Reform

Political realities and public pressure will force the House to take up the stalled issue, according to one of the drafters of the Senate-passed legislation.<p>The conventional wisdom for months now has been that immigration reform is dead. Yet hope springs eternal for the large community of activists …

Chuck Schumer: Immigration Reform Would Have Passed 'In A Pre-Tea Party World'

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), who helped draft a comprehensive immigration bill that passed the Senate and stalled in the House last year, said Thursday that some conservatives who oppose reform just aren't comfortable with the changing demographics of the United States.<p>"[It] explains why so many on …

Sen. Schumer speeds up visa process for Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees

The Yankees needed a little help with Masahiro Tanaka-related red tape, and New York's senior senator gave it to them.<p><b>MORE: FA tracker: position</b> …

Schumer floats 2017 immigration plan

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) floated a compromise Sunday intended to break the stalemate on immigration reform on Capitol Hill. It was immediately rejected by House Republicans, but key advocates said it is an option worth considering.<p>The Gang of Eight leader’s plan: Pass a law this year, but don’t …

Chuck Schumer: Pass Amnesty Now, Delay Execution Until 2017

On Sunday, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called on Congress to pass amnesty legislation this year and delay the implementation of the law until 2017.<p>His …

Chuck Schumer Is Trying To Call The GOP's Bluff On Immigration, But There's A Big Flaw In His Plan

On "Meet the Press," Schumer tried to call Republicans' bluff on the issue. His suggestion: Pass a bill now, but don't implement it until 2017. This came in response to House Speaker John Boehner and other Republicans, who said last week that they cannot entrust President Barack Obama with …

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