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Other Cities Should Follow NYC Municipal Identification Card Program

Dr. Fariborz Ghadar | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Dr. Fariborz Ghadar

While the Hill continues to turn the other cheek, New York City has chosen to take immigration reform into its own hands by creating a new municipal identification card program -- a move other cities would be smart to follow.

House Republicans Prepare Their Next Move On Immigration

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics

(Adds details, quotes starting in fourth paragraph.) By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - U.S. Republicans, ou...

Republicans Slam Obama Over Immigration Executive Order

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

Republican lawmakers slammed President Barack Obama for announcing Thursday that he would act unilaterally to provide deportation relief for approxima...

Obama: GOP Immigration Stance Political 'Suicide'

AP | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama says Republican opposition to an immigration overhaul amounts to political "suicide." He says the...

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Mario Diaz-Balart Concedes Defeat On Immigration, For Now

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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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John Boehner: Obama, Not Cantor Loss, Killed Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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Steve King Wins Yet Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans gave more ammunition on Thursday to Democrats who claim they're letting hard-liner Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) lead the p...

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Eric Cantor Attacked From All Sides On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) faced two competing attacks on Wednesday near his home district in Richmond. The first: Tha...

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Steve King Challenges Chuck Schumer To A Duel

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) challenged Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to a duel -- or, at least, a metaphorical one -- over immigration reform...

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Jorge Ramos Goes After John Boehner On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) received a blunt question on Thursday from prominent Latino journalist Jorge Ramos: "Why are you blo...

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Haley Barbour Defends John Boehner On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R), a conservative supporter of immigration reform, expressed full confidence on Thursday that Ho...

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House Skips Another Chance For Immigration Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's been 11 months since the Senate approved a sweeping immigration overhaul. In the House, meanwhile, comprehensive immigration reform...

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On Immigration Reform, Chamber And Evangelicals Have A Lot Of Bark But Little Bite

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After the 2012 election, Republicans were supposed to have a wakeup call on immigration. The party lost the Latino vote badly, and it se...

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Immigration Not On House GOP Agenda For Spring

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration reform still isn't on the agenda for the House GOP, according to a memo sent Friday by Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) t...

John Boehner Mocks GOP For Resisting Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) criticized his GOP colleagues at an event in his district on Thursday for resisting immigration reform, the Cincin...

Obama: Immigration Reform Will 'Haunt' Congress

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama warned Congress during an interview aired Thursday that the issue of immigration isn't going away, even if lawmakers refuse to ...

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Eric Cantor Reminds Everyone That He And Obama Don't Agree On Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A year after a comprehensive immigration reform bill was introduced in the Senate, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) made it cle...

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Immigrant Activists Interrupt John Boehner's Breakfast -- Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It looks like Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) might not get to eat breakfast in peace until the House addresses immigration reform. An...

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Republicans Make Another Attempt To End Key Immigration Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans addressed immigration on Wednesday -- sort of -- by passing a bill that would take aim at President Barack Obama's pol...

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Immigration Activists Fight For Reform On Multiple Fronts

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Democrats and immigration advocates continue to pressure Republicans to pass immigration reform and push President Barack Obama to ha...

John Boehner: 'That's Not Amnesty'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) flatly rejected on Monday the idea that his proposed immigration reform are "amnesty" -- a word that's considered ...

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Poll Shows HUGE Support For Legalizing Undocumented

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While most Americans think undocumented immigrants should get a chance to become legal residents, they're split on whether a recent upti...

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Pelosi Slams House GOP 'Excuses' On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) blasted House Republicans Thursday for saying they couldn't act on immigration reform unti...