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Jennifer Bendery

John Boehner: No Vote On Immigration Bill Without Majority Support Of Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Tuesday tamped down on the idea that he may be willing to pass comprehensive immigration reform l...

LOOK: How Granting Undocumented Immigrants Citizenship Will Boost The Economy

Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.14.2013 | Business

Critics of U.S. immigration policies have long described the system as broken and flawed -- a structure that often forces the country's 11.1 million u...

Jeb Bush Makes Major Claim About Immigration

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told religious conservatives Friday that the future of the nation's economy depends upon immigrants in...

Key Immigration Amendment Killed By Senate

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Key Senate Republicans are working to develop a compromise on border security that would satisfy GOP demands for stronger enforceme...

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...

Danielle Schlanger

House Democrats Call To End Deportation

HuffingtonPost.com | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eight House Democrats called Wednesday for the president to halt the deportation of undocumented immigrants and stop separating families...

Everything You Need To Know About Senate Immigration Bill

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.12.2013 | Latino Voices

-- A look at the immigration overhaul bill now before the Senate: ___...

Labor Group Makes Big Ad Buy For Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

The Service Employees International Union made a seven-figure ad buy on Tuesday in support of comprehensive immigration reform, touting it from the pe...

Obama Making Big Push For Top Priority

Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is inviting law enforcement, labor and business leaders to the White House to show they support an immigrat...

Boehner Makes Immigration Prediction

Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

By ERICA WERNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner says he thinks there's a good chance that legislation overhauling A...

Elise Foley

Marco Rubio's Behind-The-Scenes Immigration Lobbying

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Ayotte To Support Senate Immigration Bill

AP | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

BY PHILIP ELLIOT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte on Sunday said she would support the bipartisan immigration ...

Paul: 'I Am The Conduit' To Make Immigration Reform Work

Reuters | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON, June 9 (Reuters) - Senator Rand Paul, a conservative Republican whose vote is being courted by supporters ...

Obama: Congress Can Finish Immigration By End Of Summer

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says there's no reason Congress can't pass an immigration overhaul by the end of summer. In his weekly radio and...

Elise Foley

Immigration Reform Debate Begins

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 (...

Tea Partier Blames 'Appalling' Scandal On Big Government

Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) said Wednesday that constituents shouldn't be surprised by the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups ahea...

Red-State Democrats Face Difficult Choice

RealClearPolitics | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

Senate immigration reform architects expect to spend June cultivating support for the bill that's due to hit the floor next week. ...

Dem Senator Predicts Swift Passage For Immigration Bill

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A lawmaker who helped negotiate a bipartisan bill to overhaul immigration predicted on Sunday that comprehensive legislation would overw...

Under Past Immigration Reform Push, Farmworkers Prospered

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics

MADERA, Calif. -- After Paulino Mejia crossed the border illegally into the U.S. in 1980, he picked grapes, peaches and other crops in California's ag...

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...

Contentious Debate Tightly Controlled By Key Lawmakers

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For all the soothing words she heard from fellow Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii never had a ch...

Elise Foley

Bob Menendez: We Don't Have 60 Votes For Immigration Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The Best DREAM Act Yet

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 05.24.2013 | Latino Voices

After a decade-long battle to push for legislation that would legalize undocumented youth who’ve resided in the United States since they were childr...

Immigration Reform Clears First Hurdle

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The politics of immigration reform are already messy, and they're just going to get messier. The hurdles are going to get a lot higher, and a lot harder to clear. Whether they can be cleared or not may depend on the final tally the bill gets in the Senate floor vote.

Obama Applauds Immigration Bill Vote

Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama lauded the Senate Judiciary Committee's passing of an immigration bill on Tuesday, calling the action "a strong bipartisan vote...