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Obama Announces Plans For Executive Action On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama announced Monday he's done waiting for the House of Representatives to pass an immigration bill, and plans to tak...

Obama To Take Executive Action On Immigration Policy

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and ERICA WERNER | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's done waiting for House Republicans to act on immigration. He says he now plans to act on his own....

Elise Foley

John Boehner: Send National Guard Troops To Border

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Friday blaming him for the humanitarian crisis of unaccom...

Elise Foley

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 ...

Elise Foley

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...

Elise Foley

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...

Boehner Defends Rejecting Military Immigration Measure Proposed By A Republican

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is weighing allowing some immigrants brought illegally to the country as youths to serve in the military, a unilatera...

Elise Foley

John Boehner Backs Away From Mocking GOP On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) distanced himself on Tuesday from comments he made last week that blamed GOP members for blocking im...

Democrats Seize On Boehner's Comments On Immigration

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner drew criticism from left and right Friday over comments mocking his own Republican lawmakers for their ...

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...

John Boehner Blames Obama For Immigration Reform Delay

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) once again blamed President Barack Obama for the potential failure of immigration reform, saying Monday that chang...

Elise Foley

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...

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 ...

Government Success In Deportations Drops, Says Report

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly half of immigrants facing deportation are now winning their cases before an immigration judge, their highest success rate i...

Obama Resists Pressure To Act Alone On Immigration

AP | DONNA CASSATA and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a president looking for a legacy piece of legislation, the current state of the immigration debate represents a high-wire act....

Sabrina Siddiqui

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...

Elise Foley

John Boehner: Immigration Reform 'Needs To Get Done,' But It's Obama's Fault If It Doesn't

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) laid down a line Thursday on immigration reform: the president must prove he will enforce immigratio...

John Boehner Revives The Myth That 'What We Have Now is Amnesty'

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 02.04.2014 | Latino Voices

The speaker of the house seems to have an interesting definition of the word "amnesty." U.S. Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) released a question-and-ans...

Republicans Still Distrust Obama Despite Aggressive Deportations

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has deported more than 1.9 million immigrants. Yet that aggressive enforcement of current law fails to sw...

House Republican Leaders To Outline Immigration Principles

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders plan to outline broad immigration principles, including legalization for the 11 million immigrants living...

Elise Foley

Immigration Advocates Fast, Tell Boehner To Do His Job

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigrant rights advocates who have been fasting for a week walked to John Boehner's office on Tuesday to ask, unsuccessfully, for a mee...

Obama Utilizing Immigration Rule Changes

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will allow some relatives of U.S. service members living in the country illegally to stay, according to a...

Mr. Boehner: Doing Nothing Is Not an Option

Clarissa Martinez De Castro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Clarissa Martinez De Castro

This lack of political will is pitiful. It would almost be comical if it were not so costly to the United States and so devastating to the Latino community -- and if a real solution were not possible.

Biden Faults Boehner For 'Step Backward In The History Of The Country'

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By David Beasley ATLANTA, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden strongly criticized House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday, say...

Harry Reid Hits John Boehner For 'Intellectual Yoga Drill'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) expressed his frustration with House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) over immigration reform on Wednesday, ca...