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House Unlikely To Turn To Immigration Anytime Soon

As House Republicans pummeled the White House at a hearing Thursday on the rocky online debut of federal insurance exchanges, President Obama tried changing the subject. He again urged Republicans in the House to do as the Senate has done and pass a broad rewrite of the nation's immigration laws. …

John Boehner

Obama, Congress Get Back to the Immigration Fight

From Obama to the Chamber of Commerce, everyone’s now pushing the House GOP for immigration reform. The sticking point: 11 million undocumented …

Why the U.S. Is So Good at Turning Immigrants Into Americans

As a glance at Europe shows, it's not as easy as it looks.<p>When chipotle and kimchi abound in the suburbs and Univision co-hosts a presidential debate, it is easy to forget how sudden and extraordinary our ethnic makeover has been. Americans middle-aged or older were born into a country where …

Marco Rubio walks back support for comprehensive immigration reform

The Florida senator and likely presidential aspirant flip-flops to the right on immigration<p>Despite being one of the chief architects of the comprehensive immigration reform bill that passed the Senate in June, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio announced on Monday his preference to scale back reform efforts …

Marco Rubio

Immigration reform may actually pass

President Obama’s East Room pitch on Thursday to revitalize comprehensive immigration reform was met with a collective shrug, as was Speaker John …

John Boehner

California Republican on immigration: 'We've got to do something'

WASHINGTON — Ever heard of<p>David Valadao? Exactly.<p>The soft-spoken freshman congressman may be little known outside his district in California’s Central Valley, even to many of his House Republican colleagues. But he is emerging as a leading voice in urging<p>GOPleadership to schedule a vote this year …

European Union

Laura Ingraham Wages A Personal Crusade Against Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON -- Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham is on a crusade to prevent immigration reform talks between the Senate and the House.<p>For more than a month, she has tried to pressure House Republican lawmakers appearing on her show -- "dozens," by her own estimate -- into acquiescing to her …

Immigration

Can Irish-Americans Convince Republicans To Embrace Immigration Reform?

There are an estimated 50,000 to 75,000 undocumented Irish immigrants living in the United States. With a focused strategy, Irish-Americans are looking to give the immigration reform movement a key assist.<p>ARLINGTON, Va. — Immigration activists may have found an unusual ally in the daunting bid to …

Immigration Reform Backed By Voters In Republican-Led Swing Districts, Poll Shows

WASHINGTON -- A majority of likely voters in 20 Republican-represented swing congressional districts support the broad outlines of comprehensive immigration reform and a pathway to citizenship, according to a poll released on Tuesday.<p>About three-fourths of respondents in the districts surveyed …

More Immigration Activists Deported

Another three activists belonging to the Dream 30 group were deported over the weekend, La Opinión reported Monday.<p>With the return of Edgar Torres, Karen Hernandez and César Ortiz to Mexico, the total number Dream 30 activists deported comes to five, with another four remaining in detention in El …

Mexican call center tries to connect families to missing migrants

TUCSON — The mother calling from the Mexican state of Chihuahua hadn't heard from her son for days and she feared the worst.<p>Her voice cracked. She spoke quickly. She told the young man on the other end of the phone that she needed help.<p>In Tucson, a meticulously coiffed young operator wearing a dark …

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Associated Press News

Only Old White People Think Immigrants Threaten 'American Values'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Most Americans do not view immigrants as a threat either to America's economy or its culture, but …

Why We Fast: A Call for Immigration Reform & Citizenship

<i>Co-authored by: Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, the Current President of The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (Hispanic Evangelical Association), America's largest Hispanic Christian Organization with 40,118 member churches.</i><p>Lucy Tzunun's story reveals a lot about her faith. From her own …

John Boehner

Top Republican Says House Will Act On Immigration Reform Before 2014 Election

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the lawmaker tasked with electing Republicans to the House, said Friday his chamber will act on immigration reform before the 2014 midterm elections.<p>Keeping in line with GOP leadership, the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee said the …

Greg Walden

Conservative Texas students planned 'Catch an Illegal Immigrant' game

HOUSTON -- A conservative student group that sparked controversy with plans to stage a "Catch an Illegal Immigrant" game at the<p>University of Texas at Austinhas canceled the event under mounting pressure from critics.<p>The Young Conservatives of Texas chapter at the university planned to play the game …

Immigration

Why Are Immigrants Being Deported for Minor Crimes?

Since 1996, hundreds of thousands of longtime U.S. residents have been sent back to their native countries for small, non-violent infractions—and without courtroom trials.<p>All they could tell him is that it had something to do with a felony in Virginia. There were three or four officers and they …

Most Americans back path to citizenship for immigrants

WASHINGTON -- As an overhaul of the nation's<p>immigration lawsstalls in the Republican House, most Americans support a cornerstone of the proposed changes -- a path to citizenship for immigrants in the United States illegally, according to new polling released Monday.<p>Support for the citizenship route …

Immigration