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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • Number of children crossing into U.S. alone plummets since June

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of children crossing illegally on their own into the United States dropped 70 percent from June to August, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said on Monday as he appealed to Congress for $1.2 billion in supplemental...
  • Democrats criticize Obama on immigration-order delay

    Democrats criticize Obama on immigration-order delay
    With President Obama deciding not to take executive action on immigration until after the November election, some Democrats took to the Sunday talk shows to voice their frustration with him and with Congress' continued inaction.  Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-...
  • Why Obama's immigration delay is neither surprising nor smart

    President Barack Obama's recent announcement that he is delaying taking executive action on immigration shouldn't come as a surprise. "Wait and see" has been the message the administration and the Democratic Party have given immigration advocates,...
  • 'Armed patriots': the private citizens out to secure the U.S. border

    BROWNSVILLE Texas (Reuters) - With binoculars in hand, an assault rifle slung over his chest and a Glock pistol on his hip, a man named Will scans the banks of the Rio Grande looking for anyone trying to cross from Mexico into Texas. Will is a member...
  • Jay Ambrose: A delay does not a hero make

    President Barack Obama wanted to try out another experiment in unilateral government, was persuaded it would hurt Democrats in the coming election, and backed up. The trick he had in mind finding ways to make some illegal immigrants legal without the...
  • The immigration reform mirage

    The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Tuesday, Sept. 9: It seems there's always a perfectly good reason not to fix our broken immigration system. Another election that may be swung if voters are motivated by whatever action is...
  • Republicans gaining traction in push to turn Silicon Valley red

    Republicans gaining traction in push to turn Silicon Valley red
    When overworked Silicon Valley innovators retreated to the Nevada desert a week ago for the annual Burning Man festival, some met an unexpected reveler. There, among the drug-infused performance art, stood a buttoned-down policy wonk from Washington...
  • Who's leading this nation?

    The Tuesday Sept. 9 editorial "Obama shows how to stop immigration reform" was an important and timely comment on the nature of politics in Washington today. I am deeply disappointed in President Barack Obama's lack of leadership on the immigration issue....
  • Would immigration action help or hurt Obama's party this fall?

    One question that Washington appears unable to easily answer is whether President Obama's intention to use executive action to change immigration law would help or hurt his party in the midterm election. At the moment, the conventional wisdom is of...
  • Former CT Lawmaker Asks Obama To Speed Legal Immigration

    WASHINGTON — Former Democratic Rep. Bruce Morrison, who once represented a New Haven-based district in Congress, has jumped smack into the center of a massive lobbying effort aimed at persuading President Obama to make wide changes in immigration...
  • Immigration activists push reform despite possible White House delay

    Advocates pressing President Obama for an immediate immigration overhaul vowed Friday to continue to push for action, despite signs that the White House may postpone an expected change in deportation policy until after the November election. “...
  • The time to pass the Dream Act is now

    Thousands of undocumented students work hard in school to build a better life for themselves. With their talent and work ethic, they have the potential to change our country for the better. These students often came to America at a very young age and...