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Despite Promised Reform, Impasse on Immigration Prevails

Erwin de Leon | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics
Erwin de Leon

In their desire to rehabilitate their anti-immigrant image, Republican lawmakers have been scrambling to put forth immigration bills far short of anything comprehensive as initially called for by House Speaker Boehner.

Elise Foley

Dreamers Group: We Won't Settle For Just The Dream Act | Elise Foley | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly 600 would-be Dream Act beneficiaries and their allies, who helped in a successful push earlier this year for relief for undocumen...

Janell Ross

GOP Immigration Reform Bills In Congress Fail To Impress Activists | Janell Ross | Posted 11.30.2012 | Latino Voices

If Republicans have been waiting for a post-election week in which immigration reform was somewhere near the top of the national agenda, this may be t...

Elise Foley

Democrats, Republicans Still Worlds Apart On Immigration Reform | Elise Foley | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House passed a Republican-led bill on Friday to increase visas for foreign nationals who earn advanced degrees in the U.S. for scien...

Republicans Stepping In Own Way On Key Issue

Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

By ALICIA A. CALDWELL, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- After Mitt Romney's loss in the presidential election, Republicans quickly identified one of ...

Elise Foley

GOP Senators Introduce Dream Act-Lite Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Retiring Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) and retiring Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) introduced a bill on Tuesday that would allow some undo...