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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • Executive order on immigration?: Front Burner

    Executive order on immigration?: Front Burner
    For a president already being sued by his political opponents for exceeding his constitutional authority, this could be the nuclear option. Barack Obama has vowed to use his executive power to "fix as much of our immigration system as I can on my own,...
  • Obama's destructive immigration policy

    Is it possible to have a debate on border security and immigration reform that doesn't descend into an unproductive shouting match? Yes. I've been involved in many such debates all across the country, and none of them proved contentious. In each case the...
  • The Crowd: Talk gets political at Lido Isle gathering

    The Crowd: Talk gets political at Lido Isle gathering
    It was an evening of summer cocktails mixed with serious political conversation as House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) came to Newport Beach to meet and greet local citizens at the invitation of Andrew and Karen Littlefair. Andrew...
  • Yes: America shouldn't be stuck with broken system: Front Burner

    Yes: America shouldn't be stuck with broken system: Front Burner
    Immigration is an issue that tends to generate more heat than light. But there are a few things that most Americans agree on. First, our current immigration system is badly broken. Second, there is no way the government is going to round up and deport the...
  • Doyle McManus: Obama testing the bounds of presidential lame-duckery

    There are two words every president, including Barack Obama, hates to hear: "lame duck." He's in year six of his eight-year run. His biggest accomplishments are all in the past; his remaining proposals are stymied by Congress. His popularity is mired...
  • 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...
  • An early handicapping of Republican presidential field

    In the realm of Republican presidential politics, this has been a good year for Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas. It hasn't been as kind to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush or Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. It's sobering to recall that less...
  • Obama vows to act on issues if Congress won't

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he would act alone even on the hot-button issue of illegal immigration if a divided and uncooperative Congress continued to fail to act. Obama will announce a set of executive actions at the end of...
  • Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid

    Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid
    NEW YORK — Seated under the crystal chandeliers in the ornate ballroom of New York’s official residence Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel related the story of a poor, single mother from Pilsen who chose to put off getting a job after discovering...
  • Ex-Im Bank, amnesty, and Tiger: Letters

    Let Ex-Im Bank expire A Front Burner column on Friday from the Florida Chamber of Commerce asserted that the Export-Import Bank is necessary for the success of Florida's flourishing export industry ("Financing helps Fla. firms keep up with foreign...
  • 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...
  • 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,...