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Bipartisan Immigration Reform

Immigration Splits GOP Interests

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party's hope of running stronger presidential races by revamping immigration is about to hit a big hurdle: House Republic...

Jeb Bush Makes Major Claim About Immigration

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told religious conservatives Friday that the future of the nation's economy depends upon immigrants in...

Key Immigration Amendment Killed By Senate

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Key Senate Republicans are working to develop a compromise on border security that would satisfy GOP demands for stronger enforceme...

White House Gets Personal On Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

A day after the immigration reform bill passed its first crucial hurdle, the White House released a video highlighting the personal stories of some of...

Lawmakers Press Border Security In Immigration Plan

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 14 (Reuters) - Tighter border security must be one goal of U.S. immigration reform if the measure is to pass Congress, lawmakers w...

Zach Carter

Rubio: Immigration Reform Will Be Harsher Than Current System

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) suggested Sunday that the bipartisan immigration reform currently being negotiated by eight senators would not...

White House 'Encouraged' By Immigration Progress

AP | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House says it is "encouraged" by recent progress on efforts to overhaul immigration. White House spokesman Jay Carney cited p...

McCain, Other Senators To Visit Mexico Border

AP | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

BY CRISTINA SILVA, ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — A group of U.S. senators who will be influential in shaping and negotiating details of an immigrati...

Bipartisan Senate Group Nears Deal On Immigration Reform

Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

By ERICA WERNER, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of senators neared agreement on a comprehensive immigration bill that would ...

Obama Reaches Out To Key GOP Senators On Reforms

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics

(Adds quotes and details) By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama reached out directly...

Marco Rubio: Same-Sex Rights For Immigrants Not 'A Central Issue'

The Huffington Post | Lisa Miller | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Tuesday in an interview at Buzzfeed Brews that he does not believe equal treatment for same-sex couples should be made ...

Santorum Warns Rubio Against 'Dangerous' Partnership

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) appeared on The Laura Ingraham Show Monday morning to discuss immigration reform, and he had some strong opinions ab...

Rubio Faces Tough Balancing Act

AP | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

BY STEVE PEOPLES AND KEN THOMAS, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Republicans face a delicate balancing act as they embrace an unprecedented shift i...

Gang Of Eight Turns Focus To Divisive Immigration Issue

Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

By ERICA WERNER, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of senators working to craft immigration legislation is focusing on how to d...

Republicans Despair Over Party's 'Selling Out' And 'Loss Of Enthusiasm' After Shift

Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER — Marty Lich is ready to bolt. It's been a couple of years since the self-described conserva...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Marco Rubio's Immigration Push Risks Wrath Of The Right

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has quickly become the face of bipartisan immigration reform. But more than a dozen interviews in 48 hours wit...

Jon Ward

Rush Limbaugh Bashes Immigration Reform, Warming Up For Marco Rubio Interview

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration reform hit its first speed bump Monday when conservative talk radio kingpin Rush Limbaugh came out against a new bipartisan ...

Elise Foley

Senators Announce Bipartisan Immigration Measure For Undocumented 'Living In The Shadows'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senators from the eight-member working group on immigration reform did their best on Monday to walk the thin line between two very diffe...

Senators Reach Agreement On Immigration Reform

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

BY ERICA WERNER, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles for a sweeping over...

Reid Throws Weight Behind Bipartisan Immigration Proposal

Reuters | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, threw his weight behind an immigration reform effort being unveil...

Obama Backs Bipartistan Outline For Immigration Overhaul

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, facing criticism from advocates of immigration reform, pledged Thursday "to do everything in my power" to g...