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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • Impeachment talk and obstructionism backfiring for Republicans

    Republican talk of impeaching President Barack Obama has gotten out of hand. After months of attempting to block or repeal the Affordable Care Act and sabotaging any serious efforts at immigration reform, Republicans have now taken up the impeachment...
  • Application fee for U.S. citizenship is unaffordable

    Application fee for U.S. citizenship is unaffordable
    With just a few legislative days left for the 113th Congress before the November elections, it is clear that House Republicans will ignore the bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the Senate last year. Even when the business, labor,...
  • Aug. 19 Letters: Rep. Scott Rigell

    Rep. Scott Rigell Gene Magruder's Aug. 3 letter to the editor ("Time management") would lead the casual observer to believe that Rep. Scott Rigell was not concerned about the 2nd Congressional District. The fact is Rep. Rigell has supported...
  • Here's why fixing immigration system matters to all of us

    Here's why fixing immigration system matters to all of us
    It's easy to understand why the topic of immigration gets me fired up: My parents are first-generation immigrants from Pakistan. In every news article, every picture and every comment made by politicians and pundits on the issue, I see the faces of my...
  • This is not the first immigrant crisis in America

    Children are fleeing strife-torn Central American countries and crossing the border into the United States. Congress rants about border security yet cannot agree on any reform legislation. Barbed wire-topped walls to keep people out work no better than...
  • A modest proposal for the troublesome tea party

     A modest proposal for the troublesome tea party
    The past few years have shown us that our political system is operating like a well-oiled machine, assuming that machine's primary purpose is to function horribly while producing nothing of value. Stubbornness and disagreement have been raised to art...
  • Republican plays the race card with his 'War on whites'

    Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., claims that liberals are waging a "war on whites." If so, Barack Obama must be at war with himself. That's how goofy Brooks' logic sounds. But he's not nuts. It is an old reflex, when cornered in politics, to lash back with the...
  • Congressman optimistic Obama will grant immigrants legal status

    Congressman optimistic Obama will grant immigrants legal status
    In a fiery speech at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) said he was confident after meeting with President Obama last week that the president will move forward in the coming months with an executive order that...
  • Paul Greenberg: Can we do this again

    It's the highlight of my year: a visit to Governor's School at Hendrix College in Conway, which brings together promising young people from every corner of the state during the summer between their junior and senior years in high school. It's something...
  • Nothing stops vacation [Editorial]

    Thursday, and again today mark a couple of those rare occasions when our do-nothing, partisan, ineffective congressional representatives put aside their differences in unanimous agreement to accomplish a task of national importance: The beginning of their...
  • Conscience necessary in dealing with crisis

    Address the issue as a crisis, and with a conscience. There exists a framework from which to resolve it, or at least to mitigate its effect. This includes passing the bipartisan comprehensive immigration bill approved by the Senate months ago, using...
  • Ways to get D.C. working again

    While we endure endless speculation about who will run for president in 2016, an important question is being left unaddressed: How will the ultimate winner be able to take any useful action? In answering, let's make two stipulations. One, the national...