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Cruz: It's Not Me Who's Holding Migrant Kids Ransom

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) had two people to blame on Sunday for the surge of child migrants detained by U.S. border security this year: Pr...

Elise Foley

Another House Republican Signs On To Immigration Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) became the second Republican on Tuesday to sign on to a Democrat-led comprehensive immigration reform bill that woul...

Marco Rubio Opposes Own Immigration Bill Becoming Law

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) does not think the bill he helped draft and pass through the Senate should be combined with House-passed legislation, spokes...

Elise Foley

Barack Obama On Immigration Reform: 'Let's Go Get It Done'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As House Republicans pursue smaller-scale immigration reform that could leave out a new path to citizenship entirely, President Barack O...

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Obama Rules Out Suspending Deportations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite the urging of immigration activists, President Barack Obama said Tuesday he has no plans to expand a deferred action program tha...

Elise Foley

Group Accuses 'Illegals' Of Trying To 'Hijack' Government

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group opposing comprehensive immigration reform emailed its members on Wednesday -- on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist atta...

Elise Foley

Evangelical Group Makes Major Ad Buy In Support Of Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Evangelical Immigration Table, a coalition of evangelical Christian leaders, launched its biggest ad buy yet Tuesday in support of compr...

Elise Foley

John McCain To Immigration Reform Supporters: 'Keep The High Ground'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even after an immigration reform bill he co-drafted passed the Senate, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he has plenty of work left to do ...

Elise Foley

Gang Of Eight Targets 121 House Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the Senate "gang of eight" met with pro-immigration reform business, agriculture, faith and conservative groups on Tuesday to...

Elise Foley

CBO Finds Good News For Senate Immigration Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The final version of the Senate immigration bill that passed last week would decrease the undocumented population by about 800,000 more ...

Elise Foley

House GOP On Immigration: What Pressure?

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.) rejected the notion on Friday that House Republicans will feel pressure -- even a little -- to pass immi...

Elise Foley

Immigration Reform Passes: Your Move, House

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate passed a politically fraught immigration reform bill on Thursday that would give a path to citizenship to some of the estimat...

Elise Foley

Senate Immigration Bill Set For Passage

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is set to pass broad immigration reform legislation that would legalize millions of undocumented immigrants and allocate bill...

Elise Foley

Marco Rubio Takes On Immigration Critics

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), the beleaguered conservative pushing for immigration reform in the "gang of eight," took to the Senate floor ...

Elise Foley

Another Big Step Forward For Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senators formally added an amendment on Wednesday that increases border security measures in the "gang of eight" immigration bill, with ...

Elise Foley

Which Senators Support Immigration Bill?

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The Senate is expected to easily pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill this week, but it's still unclear whether sponsors will receive the 70 v...

Elise Foley

Senate Immigration Measure Wins Over Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An amendment to add significant border security requirements to an already sweeping comprehensive immigration bill passed a test vote in...

Jan Brewer Endorses Immigration Bill Amendment

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) said Sunday she supports a border security amendment to the comprehensive immigration reform bill being considered by Cong...

Elise Foley

Senate Immigration Deal To Go For Vote Monday

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is set to hold its first vote Monday on a broad amendment that addresses border security and other GOP concerns with the comp...

States Are Calling On Congress: Pass Immigration Reform!

Greg Adkins | Posted 08.20.2013 | Impact
Greg Adkins

A bipartisan effort is going on in Washington to try and address the pressing problem of immigration. A group of four Democrats and four Republicans i...

Jennifer Bendery

Tea Partiers Boo Marco Rubio On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Erin Konkel traveled from Houston, Texas, to go to a daylong tea party rally on immigration reform Wednesday in front of the Capitol, wh...

Elise Foley

Huge Savings Predicted From Immigration Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The bipartisan immigration reform bill currently under consideration in the Senate would shrink the deficit by $197 billion over the nex...

Elise Foley

Gang Of Eight Senators Shrug Off John Boehner

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senators working toward immigration reform insisted on Tuesday that House Speaker John Boehner hasn't doomed the effort by saying a comp...

Elise Foley

John McCain Decries John Cornyn Amendment As 'Poison Pill'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) unveiled an amendment on Wednesday that some argue could bring down the comprehensive immigration reform bill...

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Obama Gives Full Endorsement To Gang Of Eight

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama gave a full endorsement of the "gang of eight" immigration reform bill on Tuesday, just ahead of its first vote o...