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Immigration Hardliners Prevail In Fight Over Dreamers And The Military | Elise Foley | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Asking the Department of Defense to consider allowing young undocumented immigrants to enlist proved a bridge too far Thursday in the R...

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Another Immigration Storm Is Brewing In The House | Elise Foley | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives will soon get another chance to add to its record of voting against measures friendly to Dreamers, the youn...

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House Republican Committee Approves Bills To Increase Deportations | Elise Foley | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are moving forward with bills addressing the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, includ...

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House Conservatives To Senators: Don't Cave On Immigration | 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 | 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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House GOP Votes To Block Protections For Undocumented Immigrants | Elise Foley | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans voted Wednesday to fund the Department of Homeland Security, but with the requirement that millions of undocumented yo...

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After Leaving Immigration Out Of Funding Fight, Republicans Vow To Block It Next Year | 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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White House Turns To Aggressive Defense Of Immigration Actions | 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 | 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 | 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...

President Obama Acts to Right Wrongs That Affront Our Ideals

Deborah Weinstein | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics
Deborah Weinstein

After waiting more than 500 days for the House of Representatives to take up the comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the Senate, the President called us back to those values and used his authority to protect children and parents. Thank you, Mr. President, for taking some important steps to make our nation stronger.

Welcoming the Stranger With Executive Action

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 01.21.2015 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

President Obama should be applauded for defending America's greatest values and challenging the nation to be a welcoming place for the stranger. For in the face of the stranger we see the face of God.

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Obama Moves To Protect Millions From Deportation | Elise Foley | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the boldest move on immigration policy of his presidency, President Barack Obama announced plans Thursday evening to dramatically inc...

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John Boehner Keeps Immigration Showdown On The Table | Elise Foley | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) kept the threat of a government shutdown alive on Thursday when asked about President Barack Obama's plans for exe...

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Conservatives Warn That GOP Must Act On Immigration, Not Just Attack Obama | Elise Foley | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of huge wins for the Republican Party in the 2014 elections, conservatives in favor of immigration reform are warning their ...

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Election Results Leave Immigration Advocates Frustrated With Obama | Elise Foley | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When CNN announced on Tuesday evening that Colorado Democratic Sen. Mark Udall lost, about 25 young undocumented immigrants and pro-immi...

John Boehner: Immigration Reform Could Happen Next Year

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Tuesday that immigration reform could still happen in the relatively near future, but only if President Barac...

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John Boehner Blames Obama For Border Crisis Inaction | Elise Foley | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Should Congress fail to approve funding to deal with the border crisis before the legislative recess in August, it will be President Bar...

SEIU Targets House Republicans In New Immigration Ads

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

The Service Employees International Union launched a series of Spanish-language ads on Tuesday going after House Republicans for their failure on immi...

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Mario Diaz-Balart Concedes Defeat On Immigration, For Now | Elise Foley | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the biggest Republican supporters of comprehensive immigration reform in the House has finally given up. Rep. Mario Diaz-Bala...

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Bob Goodlatte: Dreamers Should Be Stripped Of Protections | Elise Foley | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) distanced himself on Thursday from previous discussions on allowing young undocumented immigrants who came to...

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Pelosi Calls George W. Bush 'So Great' On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The current GOP rhetoric on immigration reform left House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) looking back fondly on the days of for...

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Luis Gutierrez Declares Immigration Reform Dead | Elise Foley | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The biggest advocate for comprehensive immigration reform put the final nail in its coffin on Wednesday, declaring on the House floor th...

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John Boehner: Obama, Not Cantor Loss, Killed Immigration Reform | Elise Foley | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) didn't do much on Thursday to dispel the notion that immigration reform is dead -- he just disputed ...

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Eric Cantor Loss Leaves Immigration Reform Supporters Scrambling | Elise Foley | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration reform supporters spent Wednesday fighting the notion that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) primary loss was a fi...