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Nancy Pelosi tells John Boehner to stop making excuses about immigration bill

Distrust of President Obama's willingness to enforce border security provisions is no reason not to pass an immigration bill with a path to …

Pelosi open to piecemeal approach on immigration

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill appeared to be reaching consensus this week that immigration reform can be done in pieces — a key procedural concession by …

Pelosi pushes W.H. on deportations

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke out against the Obama administration’s pace of deportations, adding pressure on a president already under fire from advocacy groups for the number of undocumented immigrants who have been removed under his tenure.<p>In an interview over the weekend with …

Pelosi: GOP moving on immigration

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said she thinks Republicans are acting in “good faith” by putting together immigration principles this week at their retreat in Cambridge, Md.<p>“I’m assured by the speaker that they will be good and acceptable to probably all of us and I hope that is the case,” …

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 …

Nancy Pelosi: If GOP Can't Trust Obama On Immigration, Congress Should 'Pack Up And Go Home'

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) blasted House Republicans Thursday for saying they couldn't act on immigration reform until they trusted President Barack Obama to enforce the law. Pelosi said if that were the case, Congress may as well cease to exist.<p>"When [Republicans] …

Pelosi: Immigration reform on hold

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said she spoke with Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday and asked when an overhaul to immigration laws could be considered in the House.<p>“He told me, yes we have to wait until next year,” Pelosi told reporters on Wednesday morning.<p>Democrats have been pushing House …