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House Border Fiasco Foreshadows Future Problems For GOP

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Midterm elections that will decide control of the Senate are three months away, and the 2016 presidential campaign will start in e...

Boehner Hopeful For Progress On Immigration

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker John Boehner says he's hopeful the House can act this year on immigration legislation as Republicans pr...

House Republicans Quietly Work On Immigration Reform

AP | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

BY ERICA WERNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Immigration overhaul legislation has been dormant in the House for months, but a few Republica...

Group Of Republicans Pushes House Immigration Reform

AP | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

BY MICHAEL J. MISHAK, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In the five weeks since he declared his support for a comprehensive immigration overhaul, U.S. Rep. Daniel...

Republican Gives Gloomy Prognosis For Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-Idaho) told Univision this week that immigration reform is growing increasingly less likely to pass this year -- or next -- as ...

Elise Foley

Immigration Activists Arrested

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- About 40 immigrant-rights activists and leaders walked onto the street in front of a House office building Thursday, sat down and refuse...

House Holding Immigration Hearing

Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

By ERICA WERNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A House committee is holding a hearing on what to do about child immigrants brought to the U.S...

McCain: 'We Are Not Winning' Key Reform Push

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

(Corrects attribution to Catholic University President John Garvey instead of Notre Dame University President John Jenkins) * Backers ...

Dems Pin Hopes On Ryan

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats doggedly pursuing a far-reaching immigration bill are counting on help from Republican Rep. Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's runn...

Elise Foley

Obama Speaks Out Against Piecemeal Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama insisted on Tuesday that a month-long delay on immigration work during the August recess won't kill momentum for ...

Ryan Grim

Of Primary Concern: Immigration Reform Could Get New Life In 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The consensus across the political spectrum is that GOP leaders would prefer to see comprehensive immigration reform passed, but rank-an...

Ryan J. Reilly

Reid: 'Boehner Should Let The House Vote' On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives must act on immigration reform passed by the Senate, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Sunday. "Y...

House Republicans Rip 'Obamacare-Like' Measure

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Republicans leaders are warning about enacting an `Obamacare-like' immigration bill. In a statement after a closed-door meetin...

Aaron Bycoffe

Does Immigration Reform Have Majority Support In The House?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Bycoffe | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the immigration reform debate begins in earnest in the House, one of the biggest issues is the math. The bill needs 218 votes to pass...

Bush Sees Progress On Immigration Reform

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former President George W. Bush says it looks like an immigration overhaul has a chance to pass Congress and he says its' important to ...

Everything On House Immigration Reform Efforts

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 07.02.2013 | Latino Voices

After a historic vote to pass the Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill in the Senate last week, the attention now shifts to the House of Represen...

Immigration Bill Faces Uncertain Future

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The immigration debate is shifting to the Republican-led House, where lawmakers have shown little appetite for the large-scale, comprehe...

Pelosi Calls GOP Out On Immigration Reform

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Sunday that any attempt at comprehensive immigration legislation cann...

Obama Sends Strong Message To Boehner, Pelosi On Immigration

AP | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

PRETORIA, South Africa — President Barack Obama is urging the House to quickly send him an immigration bill, saying there's more than enough tim...

Michael McAuliff

Boehner Stands By Tough Path For Immigration Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate may have passed a long-awaited bipartisan overhaul of the immigration system Thursday, but House Speaker John Boehner stood b...

House Committee Advances Immigration Bill Over Dem Objections

AP | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

BY DAVID ESPO AND ERICA WERNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping immigration legislation moving toward a vote in the Senate would ...

Immigration Debate Begins

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Health care coverage for newly legalized immigrants is emerging as a thorny issue in Congress' drive to remake the nation's immigra...

Elise Foley

Conservative Quits House Immigration Group, Imperiling Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-Idaho), one of four Republicans working on a bipartisan immigration reform bill, dropped out of the group on Wedn...

Elise Foley

House Republicans Still Skeptical On Rubio Immigration Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) gave a pitch on Wednesday for House Republicans to support the Senate "gang of eight" immigration reform...

GOP Opposition Poses Big Threat To Immigration Push

Reuters | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 25 (Reuters) - The biggest proposed overhaul of U.S. immigration laws in a generation won bipartisan approval from a powerful Senate...