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Gang of Eight Immigration Bill

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Marco Rubio's Behind-The-Scenes Immigration Lobbying | Elise Foley | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As efforts to comprehensively reform the nation’s immigration system near the first of several likely Senate votes, behind-the-scenes ...

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Immigration Reform Debate Begins | Elise Foley | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate kicked off its debate Friday on the "gang of eight" comprehensive immigration reform bill with vows from Sen. Jeff Sessions (...

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Evangelical Groups Make Huge Ad Buy On Immigration Reform | Elise Foley | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Evangelical groups launched another ad blitz on Thursday in support of immigration reform. A $250,000 buy will show ads in 13 states thr...

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...

Harry Reid Predicts Easy Passage For Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) predicted on Tuesday a relatively easy path to passage for the bipartisan "gang of eight" imm...

Steve King Predicts Bad News For Rubio In 2016

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is already predicting doom in 2016 for Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) in the influential Republican caucuses in Iowa, where he sai...

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Bob Menendez: We Don't Have 60 Votes For Immigration Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), a member of the bipartisan "gang of eight," told Univision he is more optimistic than ever before about pass...

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Big Step Forward For Senate Immigration Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the bipartisan "gang of eight" immigration bill on Tuesday in a 13 to 5 vote after a marathon fi...

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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...

Ecuador's Philosophy of 'Buen Vivir' and the Gang of 8 Bill

Nathalie Cely | Posted 07.08.2013 | World
Nathalie Cely

By addressing the immigration issue, we establish finally the human value of our regional interrelationship. Let us hope that Congress and the administration support their efforts and put in place a comprehensive immigration reform that will protect all whose journeys bring them to this great country.

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Hundreds Of Amendments Filed To Immigration Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some of the potential pitfalls for the bipartisan Senate immigration reform bill came into focus on Tuesday when Judiciary Committee mem...

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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 Optimistic For Big Support On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Gang of eight" leaders Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Thursday they are hoping for majority support from b...

Dear Senate Gang of Eight: We Are Almost There

Ana Garcia-Ashley | Posted 06.22.2013 | Latino Voices
Ana Garcia-Ashley

With the release of this bill, the focus shifts from family to employment. We support provisions that create fair and just employment practices and treatment of workers, but helping families and business is even better, because it builds strong, prosperous communities.

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Senators: Immigration Won't Be Like Gun Control | Elise Foley | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senators of the "gang of eight" pushing for immigration reform promised on Thursday to fight to ensure their bill doesn't get caught in ...

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Immigration Advocates Pleased With Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Advocates of comprehensive immigration reform finally got their chance on Wednesday to see the full text of a bill from the Senate gang ...

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Major Victory For Dreamers In New Immigration Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Undocumented immigrants who entered the United States as children would be eligible to apply for a quicker path to citizenship, regardle...