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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • Immigration bill is no compromise

    Immigration bill is no compromise
    When only one of the extreme sides of each political party is hollering against a bipartisan agreement on any bill, no doubt that side is the only one getting hosed. A true bipartisan bill gets both sides upset. So now begins the spin game by trying to...
  • Bad signs on immigration

    Bad signs on immigration
    Even as the Senate takes up the issue of immigration reform this week, Republicans are increasingly giving indications that the effort isn't likely to go very far. First, it was Sen. Marco Rubio's dance around the issue — repeatedly speaking out...
  • Boston bombing suspect belongs in civilian court

    Boston bombing suspect belongs in civilian court
    A 19-year-old naturalized American citizen is accused of committing a crime of violence in the United States, and a gaggle of elected officials are urging for him to be treated as an enemy combatant and placed in the hands of the military. Not just the...
  • Obama-Xi summit shows the danger of personal diplomacy

    Obama-Xi summit shows the danger of personal diplomacy
    Since President Richard Nixon's visit to China in February 1972, American presidents have hoped that building personal rapport with Chinese leaders would strengthen bilateral ties and win political points at home. While Nixon's trip was a diplomatic...
  • Misoverestimating George W. Bush

    Misoverestimating George W. Bush
    It will be many years yet before historians can make their full assessment of the presidency of George W. Bush, but we have a sneaking suspicion their conclusions will not be nearly as generous as the puffery that has accompanied the opening of his...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Put partisanship aside for sensible immigration reform

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama three weeks ago attended July 4 ceremonies for 25 members of the U.S. armed forces who were sworn in as newly minted American citizens. It was a quiet, dignified and impressive event that punctuated the importance of...
  • Absent on immigration reform

    WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party's paralysis on immigration is so complete -- and so utterly irresponsible -- that President Obama has no choice but to act on his own. Just say the word immigration and most GOP members of Congress either change the...
  • First Lady Michelle Obama raises money for Democrats in Chicago

     First Lady Michelle Obama raises money for Democrats in Chicago
    First Lady Michelle Obama returned to her hometown Thursday and decried the effects of gun violence on Chicago’s youth as she told a group of campaign donors to “write the biggest, fattest check that you can possibly write” to help...
  • Regulation by stealth: time to re-examine federal agencies

    In recent weeks, President Barack Obama announced plans to use executive authority to implement immigration reforms in absence of cooperation from Congress. House Speaker John A. Boehner also announced plans to initiate a lawsuit designed to check the...
  • Drawing undocumented immigrants out of the shadows

    WASHINGTON With federal immigration bills stalled on Capitol Hill, many states are charging ahead on their own to open doors to unauthorized immigrants, from allowing them to pay in-state tuition at state colleges and universities, to giving them driver's...
  • 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...
  • The U.S. can't solve every migrant's problems

    To the editor: Our leaders need to be united in responding to the surge of Central American children at our borders. The message to the parents of these children should be loud and clear: People who enter the U.S. illegally will be returned or held in...