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City, County Leaders Ask Court To Lift Injunction On Obama Immigration Programs

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leaders from more than 70 cities and counties, some going against their states, joined a legal brief filed Monday asking an appeals cour...

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GOP Could Risk Alienating Latinos With DHS Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans say their latest stand against President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration isn't about immigration at all -- i...

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John Boehner On DHS Funding: 'Ask The Senate Democrats When They're Going To Get Off Their Ass'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) showed no signs Wednesday of wavering on immigration measures in the funding bill for the Department...

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Mitch McConnell: Next Move On DHS Funding Is 'Up To The House'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is "stuck" on funding for the Department of Homeland Security, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday, a...

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House Democrat: Don't Move Forward With Immigration Lawsuit Without Hearings

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If House Republicans want to pursue a "seriously misguided" lawsuit against the president over immigration, they shouldn't do it by push...

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House Republicans To Senate: We Did Our Job On DHS Funding, Now You Do Yours

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate failed a third time on Thursday to move forward with a House-passed bill that would fund the Department of Homeland Security ...

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Obama Promises Dreamers He Won't Back Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As lawsuits and congressional Republicans aim to take down President Barack Obama's programs to aid young undocumented immigrants who ha...

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Senate At Impasse On DHS Funding As Shutdown Looms

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Wednesday held a redo of its vote to move toward funding the Department of Homeland Security and blocking the president's ...

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Obama To Congress: Don't Play Politics With DHS Funding

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the Senate set to vote Tuesday on a dead-on-arrival bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security and limit executive immigratio...

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Immigration Advocates Try To Assuage Fears Over Executive Action

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As undocumented immigrants prepare to apply for President Barack Obama's new deportation relief programs, they're also facing a barrage ...

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DHS Secretary Urges Congress To Stop Using His Agency's Budget As A 'Political Football'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With less than a month to go until the Department of Homeland Security runs out of funding and no clear end in sight to the gridlock tha...

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Dick Durbin Will Speak Up For Dreamers Every Day This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) plans to take to the Senate floor every day this week to share the stories of young undocumented immigrants wh...

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Over Half The States Are Suing Obama For Immigration Actions

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than half of U.S. states are now involved in a lawsuit to stop President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, with the ...

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Mayors Come To Obama's Defense On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of mayors led by New York's Bill de Blasio and Los Angeles' Eric Garcetti are coming to the defense of President Barack Obama on...

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House Conservatives To Senators: Don't Cave On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in the Senate likely don't have the votes to pass a bill blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration,...

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Republicans Struggle To Find Way Forward On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

HERSHEY, Pa. -- Republican senators and House members huddled in a resort Thursday to figure out, among other things, what to do with people like Jorg...

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John Boehner Says GOP Will Move Forward With Plan That Could Risk DHS Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After gunmen attacked a satirical French newspaper on Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Republicans won't back away fr...

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Judge Seems Skeptical Of Joe Arpaio's Immigration Lawsuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell on Monday seemed skeptical of a lawsuit filed by Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the self-proclaimed "America's Tou...

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After Immigration Win, Advocates Look To Implementation

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's new executive actions on immigration face legal challenges and major threats from Republicans in Congress, but ...

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Judge: Obama Immigration Action Is Unconstitutional

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled on Tuesday that President Barack Obama's administrative actions on immigration, which could grant ...

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After Leaving Immigration Out Of Funding Fight, Republicans Vow To Block It Next Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans may largely have given up on killing the president's immigration executive actions this week as part of a government funding...

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Obama Urges Undocumented Immigrants To Apply For Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama was bullish on Tuesday about the future of his deportation relief programs, urging undocumented immigrants to app...

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White House Turns To Aggressive Defense Of Immigration Actions

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is moving into a new phase for its policy on deportation relief for up to 5 million undocumented immigrants: Not just se...

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House Republicans Vote To Block Obama's Deportation Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans on Thursday voted to block the president's executive actions on immigration, approving a dead-on-arrival bill that wou...

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White House Issues Veto Threat On Bill To Block Deportation Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House issued a veto threat on Thursday for a bill from House Republicans to block the president's executive actions on immigra...