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PHOTOS: Protestors Sit-In At Marco Rubio's Office

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 06.07.2013 | Miami

A group of Miami residents staged a sit-in at Senator Marco Rubio's (R-Florida) office in Doral Thursday afternoon to protest against proposed changes...

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GOP Senator Still Confident Rubio Is 'Committed' | Elise Foley | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has made some immigration reform advocates nervous by insisting that the Senate "gang of eight" bill he helped...

Tea Partier: 'Shoot' Susan Collins For Immigration Reform Views

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

Two tea party activists joked on a conference call on Wednesday that the only way to get Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) to listen to their views on immi...

Gang of 8 vs. Gang of Hate on Immigration

Ryan Campbell | Posted 07.23.2013 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

If the GOP stands squarely in the way of reforming the "broken" immigration system, many political careers will be crushed in the wake of this vote.

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Republicans Smack Down Jeff Sessions On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee abandoned Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) on Tuesday in his effort to limit the number of immi...

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Jeff Sessions Attempts To Keep Green Cards From Low-Income Immigrants | Elise Foley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The bipartisan Senate immigration bill would already make becoming a legal permanent resident a costly process for undocumented immigran...

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Ted Cruz Attempts To Gut Immigration Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Among the 300 amendments to the Senate immigration bill is one that would take away one of its central purposes: giving a pathway to cit...

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Senator Plans Amendment To Help Undocumented Kids | Elise Foley | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) will push for an amendment to give undocumented children -- or "little Dreamers," as advocates call th...

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Republicans Slam Heritage Foundation For Misleading Immigration Report | Elise Foley | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- To the chagrin of Republican senators who are pushing for immigration reform, the conservative Heritage Foundation unveiled a much-dispu...

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White House: Immigration Reform Could Exclude Gay Couples | Elise Foley | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House press secretary Jay Carney said Thursday that the president supports LGBT inclusion in immigration reform, but wouldn't reje...

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John McCain: On Immigration, Republicans More Likely To Prioritize Politics | Elise Foley | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday he makes a pitch to fellow Republicans to support comprehensive immigration reform on principle,...

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Senators Spar Over Boston Bombing, Bible In Hearing Held On Immigration Reform | Elise Foley | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A seven-hour Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Monday turned from immigration reform's merits to discussions of self-deportation, the B...

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House Immigration Group Says Talks Are Moving Forward | Elise Foley | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House members in a secretive group working on immigration reform made their first joint public statement on Wednesday, praising the Sena...

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Immigration Bill Would Reunite Families Of Deportees | Elise Foley | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The bipartisan Senate immigration reform bill unveiled on Tuesday would allow some families to reunite after deportation, potentially he...