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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 ...

Elise Foley

Top Senator: Immigration Talks Moving Too Slowly | Elise Foley | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) expressed frustration on Wednesday with the pace of immigration talks, issuing a stat...

Senators Remain Hush-Hush While Crafting Immigration Bill

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

By ERICA WERNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The eight senators meet in private several times a week, alternating between Sen. John McCain's...

Elise Foley

Lindsey Graham: Jeb Bush Undercutting Immigration Effort | Elise Foley | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), one of the members crafting an immigration bill in the upper chamber, said Tuesday that former Florida Gov...

Border Security: Building a Bridge, Not a Wall to Legal Status

Donald Kerwin | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Donald Kerwin

The Gang of 8's framework for immigration reform mostly deserves praise. It seeks to fill gaps in immigration enforcement, make the legal immigration system more responsive to U.S. economic and labor needs, and create a path to lawful permanent resident status.

Elise Foley

Anti-Immigration Group Goes After GOP Senator | Elise Foley | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group opposed to increased immigration began $150,000 in advertising on Tuesday, targeting Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, a member of...

Elise Foley

Graham: Obama Immigration Meeting 'One Of The Best' | Elise Foley | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said on Tuesday they came out of a meeting with President Barack Obama more conf...

A Bipartisan Plan to Fix Our Broken Immigration System

Sen. Michael Bennet | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Sen. Michael Bennet

There undoubtedly will be some tough conversations and disagreements ahead, but if we keep the pressure on, we will fix our immigration system and ensure that it's in better alignment with the needs of our economy, families, and communities.

Protect Us, Don't Arrest Us: The Case for Progressive Immigration Reform

Charlene Obernauer | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics
Charlene Obernauer

Immigrant rights advocates want progressive immigration reform that we can mobilize behind, but instead we're left with more of the same: a plan that is heavy on enforcement and weak on amnesty, and that leaves us wanting so much more.

Elise Foley

John McCain, Chuck Schumer Make Bold Prediction On Immigration Reform | Elise Foley | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) laid out more of their group's plans on Wednesday for immigration reform, includi...

Key Democrat Backs Obama On Surprise Debate Claim

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

By Jonathan Spicer NEW YORK, Oct 23 (Reuters) - A U.S. senator pushing to find a solution to automatic, across-the-boa...