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Elise Foley

Undocumented Immigrants Rally In New Orleans, Waiting For Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hundreds of immigration advocates, some of them undocumented, waited hours outside a New Orleans courthouse on Friday as a federal appea...

House GOP Blocks Obama Administration On Immigration

AP | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans voted Wednesday to block the Obama administration from spending any money to defend against a lawsuit over the p...

Elise Foley

City, County Leaders Ask Court To Lift Injunction On Obama Immigration Programs

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leaders from more than 70 cities and counties, some going against their states, joined a legal brief filed Monday asking an appeals cour...

Elise Foley

Republicans Ask Court To Keep Obama Immigration Programs Stalled

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Republican lawmakers are urging an appeals court not to let the Obama administration expand deportation relief and work autho...

U.S. Appeals Court To Hear Joe Arpaio Obama Immigration Lawsuit In May

Reuters | Posted 05.03.2015 | Politics

(Adds details of lawsuit, background) WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court in Washington said on Tuesday it would hear...

Elise Foley

House Can't Even Agree To Fund DHS For 3 Weeks

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A House Republican effort to punt on Department of Homeland Security funding failed on the floor Friday, leaving the GOP leadership in a...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House Republicans Not Ready To Cave On DHS Funding

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans inched closer to embracing a stopgap measure to prevent a Department of Homeland Security shutdown on Thursday, a day ...

Elise Foley

Senate Conservatives Say They Won't Hold Up DHS Funding

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Another potential roadblock to the Senate quickly passing funding for the Department of Homeland Security was cleared Thursday. Sen....

Elise Foley

Obama: 'They Can Have That Vote,' But I Won't Back Down On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Wednesday that Republicans can go after his immigration programs in the courts and in Congress, but his conf...

Spouses Of H-1B Visa Holders Will Soon Be Able To Work In The U.S.

AP | MARTHA MENDOZA and AMY TAXIN | Posted 04.26.2015 | Politics

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — When Neha Mahajan's husband got a job transfer from New Delhi to New Jersey, she was excited to come along. But the thrill f...

Elise Foley

Deporting Beneficiaries Of Obama's Immigration Action Would Cost $50.3 Billion: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Deporting the estimated 5 million undocumented immigrants who could benefit from deportation-relief policies that Republicans are trying...

Elise Foley

Obama Administration Moves To Overturn Judge's Immigration Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Justice officially filed on Monday an appeal and a request for a stay of a judge's recent decision to block President ...

Elise Foley

Obama Administration To Seek Stay On Immigration Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Justice will seek a stay on a federal judge's ruling that brought a temporary halt to immigration programs created by ...

Elise Foley

House Democrats Plan To Keep Up Fight On Immigration Actions

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats are pressing forward with efforts to tout President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration and encourage undocu...

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Huffington Post | Menachem Dickman & Amory Blaine | Posted 02.23.2015 | Training

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge's ruling halting the president's executive actions on immigration did little to persuade either party in Congress to pub...

Sam Stein

Immigration Standoff May End With Another Congressional Punt

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge's ruling halting the president's executive actions on immigration did little to persuade either party in Congress to pub...

Elise Foley

Advocates Tell Undocumented Immigrants To Keep Calm After Judge Halts Programs

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Alfredo Garcia, 22, has his documents ready to apply for a proposed Obama administration program that would allow him to remain in the U...

Elise Foley

GOP Could Risk Alienating Latinos With DHS Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans say their latest stand against President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration isn't about immigration at all -- i...

Elise Foley

Mitch McConnell: Next Move On DHS Funding Is 'Up To The House'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is "stuck" on funding for the Department of Homeland Security, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday, a...

Elise Foley

House Democrat: Don't Move Forward With Immigration Lawsuit Without Hearings

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If House Republicans want to pursue a "seriously misguided" lawsuit against the president over immigration, they shouldn't do it by push...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Nonpartisan Mayors Warns Of Domestic Threat If DHS Runs Out Of Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With just weeks remaining before the Department of Homeland Security runs out of money, a nonpartisan coalition of mayors is calling on ...

Elise Foley

Senate Democrats Block DHS Funding Bill That Guts Dreamer Protections

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats blocked a bill on Tuesday that would have funded the Department of Homeland Security while gutting key Obama administra...

John Boehner Explains Why He's Suing Obama Again

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 01.29.2015 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) confirmed on Wednesday that he's planning to sue President Barack Obama -- again. In an interview with Fox News...

Elise Foley

Dick Durbin Will Speak Up For Dreamers Every Day This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) plans to take to the Senate floor every day this week to share the stories of young undocumented immigrants wh...

Elise Foley

Republicans Struggle To Find Way Forward On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...