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Senate Immigration Reform

Elise Foley

Top Senate Democrats Stand Behind Obama On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Republicans threaten to do whatever they can to block President Barack Obama from reforming the immigration system without Congress, ...

Obama Doesn't Rule Out Legal Pathway In Immigration Reform

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama is indicating he could be open to immigration legislation that does not include a special pathway to citizenship for the 11 mil...

Elise Foley

Another House Republican Signs On To Immigration Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) became the second Republican on Tuesday to sign on to a Democrat-led comprehensive immigration reform bill that woul...

Marco Rubio Opposes Own Immigration Bill Becoming Law

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) does not think the bill he helped draft and pass through the Senate should be combined with House-passed legislation, spokes...

Elise Foley

Group Accuses 'Illegals' Of Trying To 'Hijack' Government | Elise Foley | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group opposing comprehensive immigration reform emailed its members on Wednesday -- on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist atta...

Ashley Balcerzak

Family Struggles Drive Lawmakers' Support For Immigration Reform | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There are a number of phrases that are repeated over and over in the immigration debate. Politicians talk about securing the border and ...

Elise Foley

John McCain Still Hopeful On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even as House Republican leaders reject the idea of a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said T...

Ryan J. Reilly

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

LOOK: Republican Congressman Gets A Failing Grade

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

When Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) started circulating a letter that complained about the Senate's immigration reform bill, he may have expected some grum...

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...

Are We Really Near Comprehensive Immigration Reform?

Ediberto Roman | Posted 09.07.2013 | Miami
Ediberto Roman

It seems like something less than "sweeping reform" is afoot, unless we are merely once again referring to sweeping the undocumented under the proverbial rug?

Elise Foley

CBO Finds Good News For Senate Immigration Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The final version of the Senate immigration bill that passed last week would decrease the undocumented population by about 800,000 more ...

TIMELINE: How Far We've Come With Immigration Reform

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 06.29.2013 | Latino Voices

Just a few years ago, passing an immigration reform bill to fix the nation’s broken immigration system seemed almost impossible. For Republicans,...

Elise Foley

House GOP On Immigration: What Pressure? | Elise Foley | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.) rejected the notion on Friday that House Republicans will feel pressure -- even a little -- to pass immi...

Senate Immigration Bill Is Not a Clear Victory for Immigrant Communities

Alisa Wellek | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics
Alisa Wellek

The final Senate vote on the immigration bill has just been cast. This is a historic moment for the United States, but there remain serious problems with this flawed bill as it stands today.

The Immigration Bill Passes the Senate

Ryan Campbell | Posted 08.27.2013 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Now the bill will proceed to the House of Representatives, where another fight to keep the bill from sliding too far right will begin again.

Here Are The Twitter Handles Of The 32 Senators Who Voted Against Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

The Senate overwhelmingly passed its version of a comprehensive immigration reform bill on Thursday, getting 68 votes in a rare display of bipartisans...

Elise Foley

Immigration Reform Passes: Your Move, House | Elise Foley | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate passed a politically fraught immigration reform bill on Thursday that would give a path to citizenship to some of the estimat...

Will Immigration Reform Work for the U.S. Economy?

Annette Bernhardt | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics
Annette Bernhardt

As the spotlight shifts to the House of Representatives, there will be intensive debate that could profoundly reshape the bill and destroy its promise. Here are three elements of the Senate bill that we believe will determine whether immigration reform works for the U.S. economy.

Elise Foley

Senate Immigration Bill Set For Passage | Elise Foley | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is set to pass broad immigration reform legislation that would legalize millions of undocumented immigrants and allocate bill...

Elise Foley

Marco Rubio Takes On Immigration Critics | Elise Foley | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), the beleaguered conservative pushing for immigration reform in the "gang of eight," took to the Senate floor ...

Elise Foley

Another Big Step Forward For Immigration Reform | Elise Foley | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senators formally added an amendment on Wednesday that increases border security measures in the "gang of eight" immigration bill, with ...

Elise Foley

Which Senators Support Immigration Bill? | Elise Foley | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The Senate is expected to easily pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill this week, but it's still unclear whether sponsors will receive the 70 v...

Rubio Shifts Tone On Immigration Bill

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON, June 25 (Reuters) - Republican Senator Marco Rubio, shifting his tone on the U.S. immigration bill he helpe...

Elise Foley

Senate Immigration Measure Wins Over Republicans | Elise Foley | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An amendment to add significant border security requirements to an already sweeping comprehensive immigration bill passed a test vote in...