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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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CBO Finds Good News For Senate Immigration Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Elise Foley

House GOP On Immigration: What Pressure?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Elise Foley

Immigration Reform Passes: Your Move, House

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Elise Foley

Senate Immigration Bill Set For Passage

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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Senate Immigration Measure Wins Over Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Jan Brewer Endorses Immigration Bill Amendment

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) said Sunday she supports a border security amendment to the comprehensive immigration reform bill being considered by Cong...

Elise Foley

Senate Immigration Deal To Go For Vote Monday

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is set to hold its first vote Monday on a broad amendment that addresses border security and other GOP concerns with the comp...

Help Us iMarch Towards Immigration Reform

Yuri Cunza | Posted 08.20.2013 | Impact
Yuri Cunza

Last week, the Gang of Eight's comprehensive immigration reform bill hit the Senate floor, bringing us one step closer to fixing a broken system that ...

Elise Foley

Immigration Group Reaches Border Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A deal will be announced on Thursday for a border security amendment that would up the cost and requirements for enforcement of immigrat...

Elise Foley

Senators Scramble For Border Alternative

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the Senate immigration reform "gang of eight" worked furiously behind the scenes on Wednesday to come up with an amendment th...

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Huge Savings Predicted From Immigration Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The bipartisan immigration reform bill currently under consideration in the Senate would shrink the deficit by $197 billion over the nex...

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Senate: Don't Build The Danged Fence

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted down amendments on Tuesday to significantly expand border fencing and biometric systems to check entries into the Unite...

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Gang Of Eight Senators Shrug Off John Boehner

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senators working toward immigration reform insisted on Tuesday that House Speaker John Boehner hasn't doomed the effort by saying a comp...

Ted Cruz Attempts To Derail Immigration Bill

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announced on Monday another amendment to throw a wrench into the Senate's comprehensive immigration reform bill:...

Marco Rubio Threatens To Leave Immigration Bill Over Gay Couples

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) made another threat on Thursday to walk away from his own comprehensive immigration reform bill, this time ove...

Elise Foley

Immigration Reform Passes First Test

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate immigration reform bill passed its first procedural hurdle on the floor Tuesday in a 82-15 vote, with only Republicans voting...

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Obama Gives Full Endorsement To Gang Of Eight

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama gave a full endorsement of the "gang of eight" immigration reform bill on Tuesday, just ahead of its first vote o...

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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 ...

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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 (...

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Republican Senator Denies Record Deportations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) said again on Friday that "nobody" is being deported from the United States -- a nation that expelled a reco...