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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • House Democrats try to force a vote on immigration reform

    WASHINGTON -- As the minority party, House Democrats have little power to move legislation over Republican objections, but they launched a long-shot effort Wednesday to push House Speaker John A. Boehner to bring an overhaul of the nation's immigration...
  • Who should be deported?

     Who should be deported?
    President Obama recently directed Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to examine U.S. immigration enforcement policies to see how the department can "conduct enforcement more humanely within the confines of the law." The answer to the president's...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Cuban Adjustment Act has become a true travesty

    Florida's Republican Senator Marco Rubio is not the first Cuban-American politician to advocate for a change in the law that gives Cubans a preferential immigration status in the United States. However, he is the most influential Cuban American politician...
  • In wake of shootings, congressmen want more oversight of Border Patrol

    WASHINGTON A wave of fatal shootings of unarmed civilians by Border Patrol agents along the U.S.-Mexico line has drawn bipartisan scrutiny to the nation's largest federal law enforcement agency. As attention increases on the deaths of nearly two dozen...
  • Aide brings Chavez family cred to Obama White House

    WASHINGTON -- When prominent Latino activists meet with President Obama, there’s one White House staff member present whom many of them have known since she was a child. Julie Chavez Rodriguez grew up handing out leaflets and knocking on doors...
  • Young advocate seeks pope's aid on immigration

    Young advocate seeks pope's aid on immigration
    A 10-year-old student from Noble Avenue Elementary School in North Hills visited the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels last week on a diplomatic mission. Jersey Vargas, a fourth-grader, was about to leave for Rome and a possible visit with Pope...
  • Ukraine loans, unemployment aid top to-do list as Congress resumes

    Ukraine loans, unemployment aid top to-do list as Congress resumes
    WASHINGTON -- The crisis in Crimea tops the agenda when Congress resumes next week, with lawmakers expected to consider measures to sanction Russia and expedite up to $1 billion in loans to the new government in Ukraine. Senators are set to vote...
  • Upbeat signs for GOP before midterm vote may mask its Latino problem

    Upbeat signs for GOP before midterm vote may mask its Latino problem
    For Republicans roaring into the midterm election, the last few weeks have brought a wave of good news. President Obama's poll numbers continue to hover in the 40s. Democrats' hopes of holding the Senate look slimmer by the day. And the GOP heralded...
  • At Border Security Expo, companies keep eyes on lucrative U.S. market

    At Border Security Expo, companies keep eyes on lucrative U.S. market
    PHOENIX — A fake barrel cactus with a camera mounted inside. An unmanned robot hardy enough to explore underground drug tunnels. Software that recognizes faces while tapping into federal databases. "We give them a tasting here," said Steve Roser,...
  • Sen. Rand Paul takes his anti-spying message to UC Berkeley

    Sen. Rand Paul takes his anti-spying message to UC Berkeley
    BERKELEY — Sen. Rand Paul, a leading critic of the government's domestic spying program, came to the birthplace of the free-speech movement Wednesday to deliver a searing indictment of the intelligence community and call for a sweeping congressional...
  • Sen. Rand Paul demands an investigation into domestic spying

    BERKELEY -- Sen. Rand Paul, one of the foremost critics of the government’s domestic spying program, came to the birthplace of the free-speech movement Wednesday to deliver a searing indictment of the intelligence community and call for a sweeping...
  • Jeb Bush, GOP's best choice for 2016

    Jeb Bush, GOP's best choice for 2016
    If Republicans want someone who can win the White House, they should pull out the stops and make sure Jeb Bush runs for president in 2016. Florida's former governor won't say whether he's running, though all indications are that he is. He's making...