posted on October 11, 2013 at 10:55 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — At least eight Democratic members of the House were among about 200 people arrested Tuesday after they blocked a main street near the Capitol during a massive rally seeking to push Republicans to hold a vote on a stalled...
posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:44 PM
Group seeks a change saying the existing immigration system is "completely incapable" of responding to the national economy or global competition.
posted on July 19, 2013 at 6:25 PM
The president said the lack of consensus among House Republicans will stretch the immigration debate past August, his original deadline for a long-elusive overhaul of the nation's fractured laws.
posted on July 12, 2013 at 11:10 AM
ATWOOD, Mich. (AP) — For northern Michigan fruit grower Pat McGuire, the most potent symbol of the immigration debate isn't grainy television footage showing people slipping furtively across the U.S.-Mexican border. Instead, it's plump red...
posted on June 28, 2013 at 7:32 PM
By choosing not to rule, the Supreme Court paves the way for increased blends of ethanol. The Senate approves a measure creating a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants. The Agriculture Department’s latest stocks and acreage...
posted on June 28, 2013 at 6:03 PM
The United States Senate passed one of the most sweeping reforms of immigration in years Thursday.
Senate lawmakers have been working on the legislation for years. Most recently, a bi-partisan group, the “Gang of 8”, led the discussions.
posted on May 31, 2013 at 2:00 PM
The current version of immigration reform requires farmworkers to remain in agriculture for at least five years to qualify for the speedier legalization process.
posted on May 17, 2013 at 2:23 PM
A bipartisan group of House members that has been trying for months to finalize a comprehensive immigration bill is encountering difficulties and trying to decide whether to split up or keep trying.
posted on May 17, 2013 at 2:23 PM
Senators working on a bipartisan immigration bill have defeated an effort to speed up a new workplace identity verification system.
posted on April 19, 2013 at 10:00 AM
(AP) A look at the 844-page immigration overhaul bill introduced this week in the Senate by four Democratic and four Republican lawmakers:
-The bill sets goals of surveillance of 100 percent of the border with Mexico, and...
posted on April 12, 2013 at 4:00 PM
Thousands of immigrants and activists rallied across the U.S. this week in a coordinated set of protests aimed at pressing Congress to approve sweeping immigration reform. If passed the measure would create a path to citizenship for the 11 million...
posted on April 4, 2013 at 4:01 PM
Lawmakers mull immigration reforms in hopes of keeping a steady supply of labor in the fields.
posted on February 15, 2013 at 4:32 PM
President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union speech this week, calling for action on jobs, deficits and other of his lofty goals.
posted on February 8, 2013 at 1:12 PM
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says the labor federation will hold rallies, educate voters and pressure elected officials using the same grass-roots infrastructure that helped re-elect Obama.
posted on February 1, 2013 at 4:11 PM
Former competitors for the presidency, Sen. John McCain and President Barack Obama, have spent much of the past four years butting heads on a series of domestic and international issues. This week in a pair of separate public appearances, the two...