posted on November 21, 2014 at 3:46 PM
Ignoring furious Republicans, President Obama issued an executive order on immigration Thursday night, sparing nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation and focusing enforcement efforts on felons instead of families.
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...
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.