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House GOP on Immigration: Send National Guard, Speed Removals

posted on July 24, 2014 at 10:58 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans want to slash President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, speed young migrants back home to Central America, and send in the National Guard. The proposals Wednesday morning... Full Story

Police Arrest 8 House Members at Immigration Rally

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... Full Story

Businesses Call For Action On Immigration

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. Full Story

Obama: Immigration Debate Will Slip Into The Fall

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. Full Story

Farmers Worry About Fate Of Immigration Bills

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... Full Story

Market to Market (June 28, 2013)

posted on June 28, 2013 at 7:32 PM

Market to Market (June 28, 2013)
Full Program: 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... Full Story

Immigration Reform Passes Senate

posted on June 28, 2013 at 6:03 PM

Immigration Reform Passes Senate
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. Full Story

Prior Immigration Overhaul Helped Farmworkers Prospered

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. Full Story

Health Insurance a Sticking Point on Immigration Reform

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. Full Story

Immigration: E-Verify Amendment Defeated

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. Full Story

Details of the Senate Immigration Bill

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: --- BORDER SECURITY -The bill sets goals of surveillance of 100 percent of the border with Mexico, and... Full Story

Activists Push on Immigration Reform

posted on April 12, 2013 at 4:00 PM

Activists Push on Immigration Reform
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... Full Story

Immigration Reforms For Farm Workers

posted on April 4, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Immigration Reforms For Farm Workers
Lawmakers mull immigration reforms in hopes of keeping a steady supply of labor in the fields. Full Story

Jobs Dominate Obama's State of the Union Address

posted on February 15, 2013 at 4:32 PM

Jobs Dominate Obama's State of the Union Address
President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union speech this week, calling for action on jobs, deficits and other of his lofty goals. Full Story

Unions Begin 14-City Push For Immigration Reform

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. Full Story
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